Click the image to learn more about our 20 nominees for the 2024 Bug of the Year Competition!

Ngaro Huruhuru – Native Bee (Leioproctus fulvescens) is the FIRST to be crowned New Zealand Bug of the Year 2023!!!

Don’t see your favourite bug on the nominee list this year? You can recommend bugs anytime and we will consider those recommendations for future years.

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