Animal Control Products Limited

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Animal Control Products Limited
State owned enterprise
Founded 1991
Headquarters Wanganui, New Zealand
Key people
Terry Murdoch (Chair)
William McCook (CEO)
Products Pastoral farming

Animal Control Products Limited is a state-owned enterprise of the New Zealand government. Its main business is the manufacture and sale of pest management products.


The company was established as a Crown-owned company in 1991 under its own legislation [1] but became a state-owned enterprise in January 2005.[2] It was formed from the business originally started in the 1950s by the (then) Ministry of Agriculture and the New Zealand Forest Service, mixing toxins and later manufacturing finished bait products.

It operates under the State Owned Enterprises Act 1986.[3]


Animal Control Products operates one manufacturing plant in Wanganui in the lower North Island. In addition to direct sales to government agencies such as the Department of Conservation, to professional pest control operators and to regional councils, it also sells its products in over 150 outlets throughout New Zealand.


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