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

Hamilton Zoo and Waiwhakareke projects to be delivered sooner

Image: An artist’s impression of the new entry building at the Hamilton Zoo and Waiwhakareke shared entrance precinct.

calendar icon Posted 9 December 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

Essential workers thank you postponed

Hamilton City Council has postponed its three-day thank you event for essential workers, planned to begin on Friday 14 August, due to restrictions under COVID-19 Alert Level 2.

calendar icon Posted 12 August 2020

Big Hamilton thank ZOO to essential workers

Essential workers deserve major kudos for the work they did during the COVID-19 lockdown – and Hamilton City Council has a long weekend of thanks planned for them.

calendar icon Posted 6 August 2020

Cheetah make a return to Hamilton Zoo

Hamilton Zoo is excited to announce they are preparing to welcome four new cheetahs. The four males will be transferring later this year from Australia.

calendar icon Posted 27/07/2020

Successful shorebird rehab at the Zoo

It warms our hearts to receive updates on former patients to our rehabilitation facility.

calendar icon Posted 25 July 2020

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