Cockroaches are one of the adaptable pests known to man. Dark and moist places with easy access to food is there favorable environment to live and reproduce.
German cockroach species are the most common in New Zealand.
70-80% of this cockroach population is female and they can carry up to 30 eggs each. Also, they can have a life span of up to one year.
The kitchen, cavity, under refrigerators, pantries are the most common places for cockroach infestation. Cockroaches will eat anything that humans eat!
Cockroaches are not only an annoyance but they can also host bacterial and viral diseases.
Bees / Wasps
Wasps are social insects who form large colonies.
Worker Wasps are 12-15mm long, they feed on sweet substances such as fermenting fruit and people’s food and drinks.
They feed with other insects and spiders which they catch and kill, or with bits of meat pet food bowls.
A bee / wasp nest population may contain several thousand wasps!
The majority of native spiders are not considered dangerous or a threat to health but some households suffer with the nuisance of house spiders, and because of common fear of arachnophobia, many require pest control.
White Tail spiders carry dangerous bacteria in their bite, so these are consider dangerous and need to be removed from any premises.