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Posts Tagged ‘ Wellington Zoo ’

WATCH: Zoo fights plastic for World Environment Day

Jul 2nd, 2018 | By | Category: Featured Article, Features, Front Page Layout, News

Over 700 marine species are affected by plastic in our oceans. Courtney Day finds out how Wellington Zoo raises awareness.



Have a sticky-beak at keas in zoo’s new walk-through enclosure

Jan 24th, 2017 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

The $750,000 kea habitat is final stage of Meet the Locals He Tuku Aroha interactive area



PHOTO ESSAY: Wellington Zoo benefits from public support

May 26th, 2016 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Multimedia, News, Picture story

ZARIUS SAMUEL visits Wellington Zoo to see how it benefits from public support.



Cara the capital chimp goes under knife to close off her ear

Feb 20th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

A Wellington chimp obsessed with jamming sticks in her ear has had five hours of surgery.



Beer launch for cheetah charity

Nov 28th, 2015 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, News, Top Picture

Meet the zoo brew crew who are mixing beer and animals to raise money for cheetahs in the wild. JAMES BAKER reports.



National billboards take such a hammering

Sep 16th, 2014 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Latest News, News

National party billboards in the Wellington Central electorate take a hammering in the run-up to the election. SUE TEODORO reports.



Urban hazard for native birds lead to hundreds of cases each year

Sep 4th, 2014 | By | Category: Latest News, News

DoC, Zealandia experts want people to be aware of preventable injuries.



Zoo wants to breed tigers, and good consumers

Jul 22nd, 2014 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Wellington Zoo is awaiting the arrival of a male Sumatran tiger to join existing female tiger, Senja.



School kids to go on Zoofari at Wellington Zoo

Dec 13th, 2013 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, News, Top Picture

Children from low decile schools will be able to visit Wellington Zoo for a fun learning programme in a new partnership with The Warehouse. JULIE TAYLOR reports.



Going animal for the animals at charity gig

Jul 13th, 2013 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Top Picture

Wellington musicians are flocking to raise money for Wellington Zoo’s animal hospital, reports LIAM MACANDREW.



Going animal for the animals at charity gig

Jul 10th, 2013 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Top Picture

Wellington musicians are flocking to raise money for Wellington Zoo’s animal hospital, reports LIAM MACANDREW.



Wellington tourist destinations treat local residents

May 23rd, 2013 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Popular Wellington attractions prepare themselves for their busiest day, for no more than $2.



‘Green Zoo, Green You’ built with old bottles

Jun 29th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, News

5000 plastic bottles recycled into Wellington exhibition.



Extreme home make-over: penguin edition (VIDEO)

Apr 13th, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

One hundred nest boxes built for penguins round Miramar.



It’s been no free ride for wandering Happy Feet

Aug 20th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Wellington Zoo: gypsy penguin hasn’t cost taxpayer.



So very happy to meet you, Annette and Paul

Aug 10th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Happy Feet the penguin gets a visit from the pollies.



Wellington’s attractions open for loose change

Jun 24th, 2011 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Latest News, News

Gold coin entry on Sunday to showcase capital highlights.



Floating crane leads to design inspiration

Jul 16th, 2010 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Front Page Layout, Latest News

Wellington design student fascinated by trees and ‘stuff’.



Baby killer whale goes under knife at Te Papa

Mar 18th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Lead Story, News

Internationally recognised scientists have brought their scalpels to Te Papa for a rare chance to dissect a dead baby orca found off the West Coast of the South Island.

SAMANTHA GUZZO endured blood, guts and smell to record their work, which began at Te Papa’s research lab this week.



Stuttering vanishes when Grace does opera

Nov 12th, 2009 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Grace McIntyre struggles with a stutter – unless she’s singing.



Urban kids get their hands dirty – SLIDESHOW

Aug 20th, 2008 | By | Category: Featured Article, News, Picture story

Inner city kids turn green with the help of Wellington Zoo – and LUKE APPLEBY was there to capture the action.