Field Based Technology

WhiteRata specialise in providing field based technology solutions for projects such pest control (plants and animals) and species monitoring (key species, pest species). We help you turn your paper forms into digital for mobile data collection in the field. Our solutions are simple (one app for everything), easy to use and have little or no ongoing costs.

Collect the right data to plan your work and monitor results.

WhiteRata specialise in providing field based technology solutions for projects such pest control (plants and animals) and species monitoring (key species, pest species).

We help you turn your paper forms into digital for mobile data collection in the field. This means you are capturing the right level of data to plan your work, record your progress and monitor the results.

Examples of data collected are trapping records, plant pest surveys, bird monitoring, recording volunteer hours and health & safety sign-ins.

The data is easily exported for upload into TrapNZ, eBird/New Zealand Bird Atlas Project, and other GIS technologies.

We are a certified Locale Central wholesale partner, and can help you and your team get set-up by customising the templates to suit your needs.

Cost of service (example)

Project: Introduce Technology and Train Community Conservation Group

Area: Hokianga

One Off Cost Estimate: $450 plus GST, made up of $350 full day rate plus $100 in travel/accommodation.

Description of work:

Work remotely with team representatives to set up customised mobile solutions to collect trapping records, pest plant records, bird (key species) monitoring records, volunteer hours and health & safety sign-ins. (3hrs)

Travel to site and train volunteers and representatives to use the app to collect the data in the field (3hrs)

Train key administrators to export and upload the data sets to TrapNZ and eBirds NZ Bird Atlas Project, provide phone support (2hrs)

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See cost of service for more information here https://whiterata.nz/rates/

nb Locale Central pricing plans for ongoing monthly costs to use the app can be found here https://localecentral.io/pricing