Hamilton Zoo welcome back visitors

The Zoo team are excited that Hamilton Zoo is re-opening on Friday 15 May.

calendar icon Posted 14 May 2020

Hamilton City Council prepares for alert level 3

Hamilton City Council has outlined changes to how the city will operate in a revised plan following the Government’s announcement that New Zealand will move to Alert Level 3 from...

Council closes all community facilities as a precaution

Hamilton City Council community facilities will be closed effective Sunday 22 March as a precaution to slow the spread of COVID-19.

calendar icon Posted 21 March 2020

Programmes suspended due to COVID_19


Hamilton City Council is making changes to community facilities and programmes from tomorrow (Saturday 21 March) following the Government’s new limits on mass gatherings.

calendar icon Posted 20 March 2020

Hamilton Zoo's response to Covid 19

The safety and wellbeing of our wildlife and everyone who visits Hamilton Zoo is our priority.

Kids go FREE on Children's Day

Sunday 1 March is Children's Day and this year it's all about getting out in nature and celebrating tamariki.

calendar icon Posted 21 February 2020


Friday 14 February is Valentine's Day.  

To celebrate we're showing you some love, so you can spoil that special person in you life.

calendar icon Posted 9 February 2020

Revamp for Hamilton Zoo chimp enclosure

Hamilton Zoo’s chimpanzee enclosure is getting a major upgrade with a new state-of-the-art fence, improved public viewing areas and better access to the outdoors for our popular chimp troop.

calendar icon Posted 5 February 2020

Teachers GO FREE this week!

Our education team is dedicated to working with teachers to provide the best learning experience at the Zoo for their students.

calendar icon Posted 20 January 2020

Our neighbours need our help

We've all seen the heart breaking images and footage of the devastation caused by the bush fires in Australia which continue to rage.

calendar icon Posted 20 January 2020

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