A southern white rhino has been born at Hamilton Zoo
The female calf, named Zahra (Swahili in origin and meaning flower or beautiful) arrived 12 March 2020 following her mother’s 16-month pregnancy, bringing the number of white rhinos at the...
Hamilton Zoo welcome back visitors
The Zoo team are excited that Hamilton Zoo is re-opening on Friday 15 May.
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.
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.
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.
Posted 21 February 2020
I lOVE ZOO!
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.
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.
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.
Posted 20 January 2020