Zoo-Waiwhakareke shared entry project takes next step

Work on an eye-catching new shared entrance for Hamilton Zoo and Waiwhakareke Natural Heritage Park will begin early next year.

calendar icon Posted 19 November 2020

Hamilton Zoo recognised for animal welfare practices

Hamilton Zoo recognised for animal welfare practices

Hamilton Zoo has been recognised for its commitment to animal welfare as part of a
world-leading accreditation programme that assess welfare in zoos...

calendar icon Posted 5 November 2011

Take Two for Essential Workers

Hamilton City Council is inviting Alert Level 4 essential workers to take part in a big weekend of thanks from 20 to 22 November.

calendar icon Posted 3 November 2020

Sally the chimp turns 50

Sally the Chimp turns 50

Hamilton Zoo’s oldest resident is celebrating a milestone.

calendar icon Posted 19 October 2020

Spider Monkey baby needs a name!

A beautiful baby spider monkey has joined the Hamilton Zoo whaanau.

calendar icon Posted 6 October 2020

Zoo bids farewell to Sumatran tiger

Hamilton Zoo has sadly said farewell to Sumatran tiger Oz.

calendar icon Posted 30 September 2020

Spring time at the Zoo these school holidays!

Make the most of your school holidays with a trip to Hamilton Zoo. We're excited to see you! Check out what's on over the next two weeks below. .

calendar icon Posted 25 September 2020

World Rhino Day 2020


It’s an opportunity to raise the profile and celebrate these beautiful animals.

calendar icon Posted 22 September 2020

Hamilton Zoo announces new director

The Hamilton Zoo team are excited to announce the arrival of new Zoo Director Dr Baird Fleming.

calendar icon Posted 14 September 2020

Hamilton Zoo remains open at alert level two

Hamilton Zoo is now operating under Alert Level two restrictions - YES WE ARE OPEN.

calendar icon Posted 12 August 2020

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