Hamilton Zoo is dedicated to the conservation of animals, wildlife and the environment. We participate in various conservation and research projects.  Find out what you can do locally for conservation by following the links below:




www.species360.org Species 360 provides the world’s most current, comprehensive and reliable source of knowledge on intensively managed species and their environments for zoos, aquariums and related organizations to serve institutional, regional and global animal management (ex-situ, as well as in-situ) and conservation goals.

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www.envirocentre.org.nz Browse through this site to find out what's been happening, what's planned and, if you're not already, how you can become a part of the many great environmental initiatives in our local community.

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www.hamilton.co.nz/environment Hamilton City Council has developed a range of environmental policies and programs to create a more sustainable and liveable city and our list of green initiatives is growing every year.


www.waiwhakareke.co.nz In a venture between Hamilton City Council, local research organisations, community groups and the public of Hamilton City, ecosystems once widespread throughout the Hamilton basin are being recreated in this 60 ha area beside Hamilton Zoo.