Farewell Mrs B
With sadness we announce that we have said a final goodbye to Mrs Branco. She became suddenly unwell on Sunday and passed away surrounded by her Zoo family.
Posted 1 July 2019
The BUSIT Treasure Hunt at the Zoo!
Join the BUSIT Treasure Hunt at the Hamilton Zoo these school holidays!
Go for FREE rides on BUSIT’s double deckers departing The Base carpark for the Transport Centre and then onto...
Hamilton Zoo closed Tuesday 25 September
Hamilton Zoo will be closed to the public on Tuesday 25 September.
Rhino says no!
The move north for Hamilton Zoo’s female rhino Jamila, to Auckland Zoo, was scheduled for today (5 September 2018), but has been postponed.
Rhino Jamila is on the move!
Hamilton Zoo rhino Jamila makes the trip north to her new home at Auckland Zoo this week as part of a planned breeding programme for the threatened species.
Father's Day Weekend DADS VISIT FREE
We're celebrating father's day all weekend with 'Dads Go Free'!Bring your dad for a day at the Zoo anytime over father's day weekend (Sat 1 Sept and Sun 2 Sept)...
Chimp Week at the Zoo
The first ever World Chimp Day is coming up on Saturday 14 July so we're kicking it up with CHIMP WEEK!
Check out Keeper Kim from the primate team introducing what's...
Parrot Week at Hamilton Zoo
From 28th May to 4th June we are celebrating all things PARROT! Head in to the Zoo to join in the fun. KEA - MACAWS - KAKA AND MORE.
Sign of inclusive times at the Zoo
If you head to the Zoo on Sunday 13 May, expect to see a different kind of sign.
Posted 10 May 2018
Nationwide campaign to give more kiwi kids free zoo visits
In a first, a nationwide 'Zoofari' campaign by The Warehouse begins today to enable thousands of children from low-decile schools to receive free conservation-based educational experiences at zoos across New...
Posted 7 March 2018