New Zealand Plant Protection is the journal of the New Zealand Plant Protection Society. It publishes original research papers on all aspects of biology, ecology and control of weeds, vertebrate and invertebrate pests, and pathogens and beneficial micro-organisms in agriculture, horticulture, forestry and natural ecosystems. A summary or a selected aspect of every paper published in the journal is presented orally at the annual NZPPS Conference.

New Zealand Plant Protection (NZPP) is indexed by Scopus and has a 2016 Scopus Cite Score of 0.57. The Cite Score is calculated by dividing the number of citations in 2016 to NZPP papers published in 2013, 2014 or 2015 by the number of NZPP papers published in 2013, 2014 and 2015.

The journal is also indexed in Biosis, which is part of Web of Science.