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News & Updates

  • Wellington Zoo celebrates five years of The Nest Te Kohanga

    Our award-winning animal hospital and centre for native wildlife turns five years old this month.
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  • Wellington Zoo celebrates International Volunteer Day

    A big thank you to our team of 113 volunteers for their dedication and support.
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  • Wellington Zoo staff volunteer at Free the Bears

    Amy and Lynn head to Southeast Asia to help out at Free the Bears sanctuaries in Cambodia and Laos.
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