Lees Creek hut

For Lees Creek Hut
Alert Possum control operation in Upper Wairau – Rainbow area

There will be a possum control operation in the area 4 October 2021 to 29 August 2022 to eliminate the risk of bovine TB spreading in domestic stock.

The operation covers 8,713 hectares along the Rainbow Road from Chinaman Stream to No Mans Creek. It extends up to the headwaters of the Rainbow River, Coldwater Creek and Judges Creek.

Poison warning signs will be in place and maintained throughout the operation. There is a risk from secondary poisoning.

Further information contact Excell by phone 0508 392 355 or email

First published on 3 October 2021. Last reviewed on 12 June 2022.
Date 12 Jun 2022 19:44
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