Two critically endangered Sumatran tigers have joined Auckland Zoo as part of an international breeding and advocacy programme.
Projects include the restoration of kelp forests, scientific analysis of the Sooty shearwater, GPS tracking of the Chatham Islands Tāiko, a plant nursery, and the purchase of predator control traps.
Hamilton Zoo is closing for three days next week while roadworks are completed outside the entrance.
The calf was born to resident giraffes Kiraka and Billy and is estimated to reach almost two metres tall.
Wellington Zoo has received an $811,702 grant for the construction of a new snow leopard habitat and visitor experience in partnership with Nepali conservation group Mountain Spirit.
New Plymouth’s Brooklands Zoo has received accreditation from the Zoo Aquarium Association for its excellence and commitment to positive animal welfare.
Auckland Zoo is set to welcome a new baby giraffe in July, the first to be born at the attraction in five years.
Orana Wildlife Park says it made the “agonising decision” to euthanise its 40-year-old Southern White Rhinoceros, Stumpy, due to age-related health issues.
Magic Memories has partnered with US-based Zoo Atlanta to add interactive digital content experiences that engage visitors with the zoo’s wildlife and core mission messages.
Auckland Zoo is mourning the shock loss of Inkosi, a twenty-year-old African white rhino, to a sudden untreatable illness.
Auckland Zoo’s Christine Tintinger marks 40 years of care at the attraction.
Wellington Zoo will provide free passes to people and families supported by the the Wellington City Mission.
Work on a new entrance to connect Hamilton Zoo and Waiwhakareke Natural Heritage Park is entering its second stage, as parts of the entry building open this week.
With initiatives in the area stretching back over a decade, Wellington Zoo is no stranger to the idea of environmental sustainability.
Two male lions arrived at Wellington Zoo on Friday and are now completing a quarantine period.
Auckland Museum will join other attractions and open if the city moves to Covid-19 alert level 3 step 2.
Wellington Zoo and Massey University have signed an agreement to establish closer ties and identify more opportunities for both parties.
Auckland Zoo’s Jamila the southern white rhinoceros is pregnant.
Three African lionesses have arrived at Auckland Zoo from Australia and are currently undergoing quarantine there.
Wellington Zoo chief executive Karen Fifield has been elected vice president of the World Association of Zoos and Aquariums (WAZA) Council.
A penguin with a flipper wound that arrived three weeks ago from Waiheke Island’s Native Bird Rescue has joined Auckland Zoo’s penguin colony.
Sally the chimpanzee at Hamilton Zoo is dead.
Habitat to be hot, steamy 28-degrees Celsius all year round.
Te Puna cafe becomes entry in 2022 New Zealand Architecture Awards.
Run of kiwi deaths prompts investigation.
The lemurs are currently off-display to the public while work on the habitat is completed.
Auckland Zoo has found separate homes in Australia for its Asian elephants Burma and Anjalee.
Sisters Djane and Zahara had been at Wellington Zoo since 2002.
Four Galápagos tortoises have hatched at the Auckland Zoo, the most from a single clutch within Australasia.
Hamilton City Council will combine three high profile infrastructure projects to improve access to the Hamilton Zoo and Waiwhakareke Natural Heritage Park.
Auckland Zoo and the Motuihe Trust are working together to return the giant wētā the wētāpunga to Te Motu-a-Ihenga Motuihe Island in Auckland’s Hauraki Gulf.
Auckland Zoo is looking for new overseas homes for its two female Asia elephants, Anjalee and Burma.
Zoo director Dr Baird Fleming said it reflected the importance the zoo team placed on the wellbeing of the animals in their care.
Wellington Zoo’s Karen Fifield says she had been expecting a “real lag” in visitor numbers post-lockdown, but that did not happen.
Chimpanzee Sally, Hamilton Zoo’s oldest resident, has turned 50.
The pups are four weeks old and bring the total of the zoo’s Asian small-clawed otters to 13 after parents Takumi and Kanan gave birth to two sets of triplets in 2019.
Hamilton Zoo has said farewell to its Sumatran tiger, Oz, after he became unwell over the past week.
After five years ushering in millions of visitors, Auckland Zoo’s head of visitor experience leaves to lead the country’s newest attraction.
The country’s zoos, eco-sanctuaries, wildlife parks and rehabilitation facilities will share $9.6m to help them cope with the impacts of Covid-19.
Indoor Zoo areas were closed where physical distancing was difficult to maintain, and the Zoo encouraged visitors to wear face masks.
The upgraded enclosure would include multiple viewing areas for visitors and encounter opportunities would feature in the future.
Wildlife institutions suffering from the impacts of Covid-19 can apply for support.
Auckland Zoo will reopen on Wednesday 27 May after being closed for nine weeks due to Covid-19 restrictions.
Wellington Zoo chief executive Karen Fifield MNZM has been elected to the World Association of Zoos and Aquariums (WAZA) Council.
The measure was labelled “irresponsible” by animal welfare group SAFE.
Auckland Zoo will this week welcome a southern white rhino to its ranks as part of the Australasian zoos’ regional breeding programme for the threatened species.