Who Are We?

Your Trusted, Local Pest Management Experts

The Pest Man has become the trusted choice for comprehensive, cost-effective solutions for commercial and residential pest management in Manawatu, Kapiti, Wellington, Porirua, and the Hutt Valley. We are a small team of professional friendly pest technicians who take pride in delivering quality pest control solutions. We put quality, safety and environmental responsibility at the forefront. We are fully qualified in urban pest control and registered members of the Pest Management Association of New Zealand (PMANZ).

Terry Washington, chief Pest Man created The Pest Man to provide local communities and businesses consistent high-quality services.

The Pest Man is not “powered by” or owned by any other organisation. We are a New Zealand owned and operated business and that allows us to deliver a flexible and personalised service to our customers and not a one size fits all approach.

How can you be sure we can help?

Simple. We answer your call the first time and in the rare instance we can’t we’ll call you back within 30 minutes. Our office is located in Kapiti midway between our service area which takes in Wellington, Porirua, Kapiti, Otaki Levin, Palmerston North, Feilding so we’ve got any urgent requirements covered. To ensure we can respond quickly and efficiently to your needs, our staff live and work from depots in Kapiti, Wellington and Palmerston North.

Our Promise To You

Our Promise To You
Health and Safety: We are qualified and highly experienced in Pest Control. We take no short cuts when it comes to your safety and we are continually upskilling and training. We use the latest equipment and methods for application. The Pest Man will only use controlling agents which have been approved and registered for use in New Zealand by the EPA. Our treatments are safe for you, your staff, your family and pets.

Environmental Responsibility: We are very passionate about our environmental stewardship. We are deliberate and conscious about this in every aspect of our business operations from how we clean our vehicles and keep our emissions low (difficult when you are a mobile service) to our controlled and targeted pest treatments.

Reliability and Quality Assurance: We promise that from your first contact with us to the resolution you will be happy you chose us. We guarantee our workmanship and will never over promise and under deliver. We take a consultative approach and you will always be well informed and mentored on preventative measures. We aim to become your trusted pest advisor and we’ll gain that trust through our expertise and service quality.

We don’t lock our commercial customers into contract terms preferring to stand by the quality of our services as the only motivation to use The Pest Man.

Customised & Integrated Solutions: No two properties are the same and we don’t have a one size fits all mentality when it comes to pest control. We make decisions with you on the best pest control for you or your business based on inspection of the property, discussion with you and our expertise.

We will tailor ongoing management solutions for you and we’ll share our knowledge and help you self-manage if that works best for you.

Our Vision

Our vision is to deliver the best quality pest control solutions for our residential and commercial customers homes and businesses and for our environment. We will strive to ensure that what we do is cost effective for our customers, sustainable for our environment and is mahi (work) that we are proud of.

Our service areas include Wellington, Porirua, Hutt Valley, Kapiti, Levin, Palmerston North and Feilding but we believe that no matter the location how all service providers treat pests as a commercial operator is a privileged responsibility.

Our homes and businesses are all part of New Zealand’s complex and precious ecosystem. Our team love the Wellington and Manawatu regions they live, work and play in and when they join us they become protective of their service area for all the right reasons. Kiwis live in a uniquely positioned part of the world, with a climate, culture and environment as diverse as its inhabitants. New Zealand is home to a vast array of native animals and vegetation that form part of our proud heritage. Good pest control is about delivering solutions which will preserve and not damage our landscape while achieving the best outcome for our clients. At the Pest Man, we believe in providing exceptional pest solutions to our client’s and communities by always taking an integrated approach to pest management.

What Does That Mean For The Environment?
The Pest Man shares in New Zealands vision for a Predator Free 2050. This is an ambitious plan put forth by the NZ government with the goal of eradicating all of its invasive and introduced mammalian predators species by 2050. This is a huge and ambitious undertaking. As custodians of the land we can all assist in delivering on this predator free goal. We encourage participation in community volunteer initiatives of which there are many in Wellington, Porirua, Kapiti and Palmerston North. Give us a call and we can advise you of your local volunteer rodent control group. It’s all part of a bigger social responsibility. Protecting the health and well being of our fellow kiwis, our workforce and our environment.

How Can You Help?
You can help by choosing The Pest Man to deliver these integrated pest management programs. We cover all of the typical urban pests including but not limited to ant control, rodent control, borer control and cockroach control. We study and use current, comprehensive information on the life cycles and changing habits of pests and their interaction with the environment. We are always informed and that means you will always be informed. We will leave you with sustainable and long term resolutions to pest problems and solid advice on how to identify potential infestations in future. We believe that; through tailored pest management solutions and expert advice – we can increase awareness and promote good stewardship of our own properties and the environment around us.

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