NEWS ARTICLES

New interactive African area at Wellington Zoo 1 July 2015

Want to know how animals get to the Zoo and why vets want to look at their poo? Next to the Giraffes and right by the jeep, we've got a fun new space for you!

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Wellington Zoo puts pressure on to unmask palm oil 25 June 2015

We're supporting the Unmask Palm Oil campaign by sending thousands of postcards asking government representatives in Australasia to demand clear labelling.

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World Environment Day at Wellington Zoo 29 May 2015

Celebrate World Environment Day at the Zoo this Saturday 6 June, and 10% of your entry will go to the Wellington Zoo Conservation Fund!

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Wellington Zoo‘s Alison Mulford works with rare primates in Colombia 28 May 2015

Ali spent two weeks at Proyecto Titi in Colombia, helping to protect the Cotton-Top Tamarin – one of the world’s most endangered primates.

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‘Otterly’ adorable newcomers at Wellington Zoo 27 May 2015

Wellington Zoo is delighted to welcome five male Asian Small-Clawed Otters, who travelled to Wellington from Perth Zoo this week.

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Wellington Zoo vet nurse selected for Beijing conference 20 May 2015

Sarah van Herpt will speak at the 2015 International Conference on Environmental Enrichment (ICEE) in China this month.

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Gold coin weekend at the Zoo on 16-17 May 16 May 2015

We're opening our doors to visitors this weekend for just a gold coin donation!

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The Warehouse stores fundraise to help students visit the Zoo 11 May 2015

Shop at The Warehouse between 11-24 May and help kids from low decile schools visit Wellington Zoo in 2016.

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