Arbor Day 2024

Arbor Day 2024 is just around the corner, and Waiwhakareke Natural Heritage Park is preparing for a busy weekend.

calendar icon Posted 24 May 2024

Mother's Day 2024

Celebrate Mother's Day with a trip to Hamilton Zoo! We're offering 50% off admission for Mums on Sunday 12 May 2024.

calendar icon Posted 3 May 2024

Caracal: The newest exotic cat at Hamilton Zoo


Hamilton Zoo’s newest arrival, Khafre.  


Hamilton Zoo is excited to welcome a new species to the Zoo whaanau.

calendar icon Posted 15 March 2024

Tiger Twins: Girls, Boys, or Both?!

Our Tiger twins are now just over two weeks old, happy, healthy and growing fast. ​

​But. . . what gender do you think they are?

calendar icon Posted 19 January 2024

New Year, New Babies

Hamilton Zoo is delighted to announce the birth of two Sumatran Tiger cubs.

calendar icon Posted 3 January 2024

Pests on display: New zoo enclosure to educate on threats

A new enclosure open now at Hamilton Zoo will underline the importance of managing pests to protect native species.

calendar icon Posted 15 December 2023

Hamilton Zoo tigers Kirana and Scout working hard to conserve species

The following article was published in the Waikato Herald on October 22 2023. Article by Danielle Zollickhofer.

calendar icon Posted 22 October 2023

Hamilton Zoo Zebra Marbles welcomes new foal

The following article was published in the Waikato Herald on October 19 2023. Article by Danielle Zollickhofer. It’s potentially a girl!

calendar icon Posted 19 October 2023

Hamilton Zoo bids farewell to founder

The Director and staff of Hamilton Zoo are deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Murray Powell (1931-2023), the founder of Hamilton Zoo.

calendar icon Posted 9 August 2023

Find Your Fun is back for the school holidays!

We are kicking the fun into high gear at Hamilton Zoo with Find Your Fun returning for the September school holidays.

calendar icon Posted 11 September 2023

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