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Frequently Asked Questions

Trap.nz infield App not working for you?

  Occasionally, there are glitches that occur in programmes, Here are the steps to take to help ...

Why can't new members see installations?

When a new member is added to a project without any permissions, they have limited ac...

Can I record ad-hoc kills on Trap.NZ?

In the event that a pest is killed by something other than a trap (e.g. roadkill, killed by cat/d...

How do I use the map tools?

Moving around the map You can pan around the map by clicking and dragging anywhere on the map....

Why don't the project stats on the main project map update immediately?

The project stats on the main project are are updated daily, not in realtime. If you have just ad...

Is my project data shared?

None of your project data is shared without your permission (please see our privacy p...

How can I find what app version I have installed?

When you're logged in to the app It is much easier to find the app version if you can log in to ...

What coordinate system does Trap.NZ use?

Trap.NZ uses WGS84 (EPSG 4326) projection Helpful links https://epsg.io/4326 https://www.geo...

How to bulk load tracks and traps from DNR Garmin?

Rodney Bethel, a Senior GIS Analyst at Palmerston North City Council, has kindly provided u...

How can I enter GPS coordinates for installation locations?

If you have GPS coordinates, you can enter them into the Manual Coordinates box when adding an in...

Pre- Authenticated Member

What is a pre-authenticated member?   This is a person who has created a trap.NZ account but ha...

I'm stuck, how do I get support?

If you do get stuck or have a curly one, send us a message via the contact form. Please include a...

Why can’t I import data? it says I’m not using the correct file encoding.

If your CSV file is not being accepted and it says “Source file is not in UTF-8 encoding”, you ma...