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

Zoos develop plan to help wildlife recover from Australia's bushfire crisis

The Zoo and Aquarium Association Australasia (ZAA) is mobilising its Wildlife Conservation Fund to support a large-scale, coordinated response of zoos, wildlife parks and aquariums to the drought and bushfire...

calendar icon Posted 17 January 2020

Zoo celebrates the festive season

 This Saturday (14 December), Christmas is coming to the Zoo.  

Santa will be amongst it of course, and there's free face painting.

calendar icon Posted 12 December 2019

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