Weed control is usually an ongoing battle for those living rurally.
Sometimes the initial question is around identifying the weeds and knowing what herbicides or methods to use for optimal control Common Weed Control
There are also Regional Council requirements, should a complaint be received from a neighbour, regarding the distances that various weeds must be kept back from a boundary. In the interests of good neighbourly relations it can be helpful to know these. For example, for two of the more common weeds in Pauatahanaui, the distances are 10 metres for gorse and 50 metres for ragwort Pest Plants of the Wellington Region