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  • Ben Dowdle of Unmask Palm Oil at Wellington Zoo

    Confused by the palm oil debate? Unmask Palm Oil Founder Ben Dowdle will be at the Zoo on Tuesday 28 April to answer your questions!
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  • Help us Unmask Palm Oil!

    We're proud to support the Unmask Palm Oil campaign by asking government representatives in Australasia to demand clear labelling of vegetable oil on all food products.
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  • Haast Tokoeka Kiwi heads home after recovery at Wellington Zoo

    Wellington Zoo vets have successfully treated Aonach, a sick Haast Tokoeka Kiwi chick, who is now healthy and heading back to the South Island.
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