Let us help you protect your land and environment from undesirable and harmful pest species. We can identify animal and plant pests and offer solutions to mitigate damage and reduce their spread.

Biosecurity services include tending to these regional pests:

  • Old Man’s Beard
  • Spartina
  • Nassella
  • Chilean Needle Grass
  • Rabbits
  • Possums
  • Rooks
  • Goats
  • Feral cats
  • Mustelids
  • Rodents

How we add value to your project

Whether you need one-off advice and assistance or ongoing care and maintenance, Nelmac offers competitive rates for your project.

Our experienced team works with local government, rural groups, environmental organisations, and private landowners – so they can deal to any issue with knowledge and experience.



Steve Price

Operations Manager – Conservation, Nelson, Marlborough, Tasman

Steve has worked extensively in pest management since the early 80’s through monitoring, controlling and eradicating plant, insect and animal pests on land, lakes and rivers. He has experience in a wide range of control measures including trapping, bait-laying (including Pindone and 1080), aerial poisoning, night shooting, pesticides and ground work management.

His environmental education work has included specialisation in aquatic weed pests (incl. Lagroshyphon, Spartina and Dydimo) and he holds long standing working relationships with TB Free NZ, Regional Councils, DOC and the rural sector. Steve was the Senior Technical Advisor for Otago Regional Council before his move to the Top of the South and served for 12 years in the NZ Volunteer Fire Service including four years at reaching officer stage

BIO security projects