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Rare Takahē Chick Hatches at ZEALANDIA

Tuesday, 20 November 2018, 11:48 am | Zealandia

Wellington, NZ – A rare takahē chick has hatched at ZEALANDIA, with Rangers at the Wellington wildlife sanctuary doing all they can to improve its chances of survival. More >>

Mammal tracks trigger ZEALANDIA incursion response

Tuesday, 2 October 2018, 9:16 am | Zealandia

Mustelid tracks, likely from a weasel, have been found inside the fence at Wellington’s ecosanctuary ZEALANDIA, triggering an immediate hunt for the unwelcome predator. More >>

ZEALANDIA Announces New Research Centre

Tuesday, 30 January 2018, 10:50 am | Zealandia

Wellington, NZ – Zealandia Ecosanctuary has today announced the establishment of a research centre to support its ongoing research and field work. The Zealandia Centre for People and Nature will focus on exploring how nature influences our society, ... More >>

Backing the Saddleback

Tuesday, 10 October 2017, 1:44 pm | Zealandia

Wellington, NZ - ZEALANDIA Rangers have thrown their support behind tīeke / saddleback in this year's Bird of the Year competition. Run by Forest & Bird, Bird of the Year aims to highlight the plight of our native birds in a fun and engaging way. More >>

Make a difference for dementia this September

Wednesday, 20 September 2017, 12:29 pm | Zealandia

Wellington, NZ - Thousands of Kiwis will take to the streets from 16-24 September to raise awareness for dementia. In Wellington, walkers will take to the tracks, as they take part in a Memory Walk at ZEALANDIA. More >>

Rare breeding takahē pair coming to Wellington

Monday, 21 August 2017, 2:55 pm | Zealandia

Wellington, NZ – ZEALANDIA Ecosanctuary has announced that a breeding pair of takahē are planned to be released into the sanctuary next Monday. The pair, named Nio and Orbell, are 14 and 17 years old respectively and currently on Mana Island Scientific ... More >>

New Trustee appointed at ZEALANDIA

Wednesday, 2 August 2017, 3:23 pm | Zealandia

Wellington, NZ – Wellington, NZ – Karori Sanctuary Trust, which manages ZEALANDIA, has welcomed Wairarapa resident Pete Monk to the Board as a trustee. Monk brings to the Trust a wide range of skills and experience from his career in the commercial ... More >>

Visions of ZEALANDIA - An art exhibition by Judi Miller

Friday, 16 June 2017, 10:38 am | Zealandia

Wellington, NZ - Imagine a verdant valley overflowing with native birds and plants because they're protected from introduced predators; an oasis in a modern city; a chance to reconnect with what we've lost - and you get a glimpse of the ZEALANDIA ... More >>

ZEALANDIA wins conservation education award

Friday, 9 June 2017, 10:26 am | Zealandia

Wellington, NZ - Wellington ecosanctuary Zealandia has taken home a prestigious Green Ribbon Awardin the Leadership in Communication and Education' category. Run by Ministry for the Environment and Department of Conservation, these national awards ... More >>

Threatened Species Ambassadors meet at ZEALANDIA

Wednesday, 8 February 2017, 1:00 pm | Zealandia

Wellington, NZ - Australian Threatened Species Commissioner Gregory Andrews met New Zealand's Threatened Species Ambassador Nicola Toki this morning at Wellington's Zealandia Ecosanctuary. It's the first visit to New Zealand by Andrews in his capacity ... More >>

800th kaka banded at ZEALANDIA

Tuesday, 10 January 2017, 5:03 pm | Zealandia

Volunteer kaka bander Linton Miller bands kaka nestling “W-YG”, the 800th kaka to be banded by ZEALANDIA, held steady by volunteer kaka monitor Bill Beale. Photo Credit: Elizabeth Ridder More >>

Living with Nature: ZEALANDIA's second generation strategy

Thursday, 15 December 2016, 11:33 am | Zealandia

Many thanks to those who were able to attend this morning’s launch of Living with Nature: Tiaki Taiao, Tiaki Tangata; our strategy for 2016-2035. More >>

ZEALANDIA Bringing Rifleman to Wellington

Thursday, 24 November 2016, 12:28 pm | Zealandia

Wellington, NZ –– Zealandia Ecosanctuary in Wellinton has announced plans to bring New Zealand's smallest bird to the capital city. The project will see around 80 rifleman / titiponamu transferred into the predator-free sanctuary in March 2017, ... More >>

$2 Entry to Celebrate Conservation

Tuesday, 6 September 2016, 2:00 pm | Zealandia

Wellington, NZ – This Sunday ZEALANDIA is offering $2 entry into the Wellington Ecosanctuary as part of national Conservation Week. More >>

Electric Vehicle Charging at Zealandia

Monday, 8 August 2016, 12:43 pm | Zealandia

Wellington, NZ – Wellington ecosanctuary Zealandia is charging ahead with sustainability goals after launching electric vehicle and bike charging facilities this morning. More >>

Zealandia Partners with Victoria University

Tuesday, 31 May 2016, 11:24 am | Zealandia

Wellington, NZ – Zealandia signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Victoria University of Wellington this morning in a ceremony attended by Wellington Mayor Celia Wade-Brown. More >>

ZEALANDIA Partners with Canberra Sanctuary

Wednesday, 18 May 2016, 10:50 am | Zealandia

Wellington, NZ – Zealandia signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Canberra's Woodlands and Wetlands Trust this morning in a ceremony attended by Wellington Mayor Celia Wade Brown and Minister Mick Gentleman of Australian Capital Territory (ACT). More >>

$2 Entry to ZEALANDIA & Wellington Zoo

Monday, 16 May 2016, 11:39 am | Zealandia

Wellington, NZ – This weekend two of Wellington's top nature attractions are opening their doors to locals for just a couple of bucks! Open Weekend is back, and on the 21st & 22nd of May people will be able to visit to Zealandia and Wellington Zoo ... More >>

Maud Island Frogs hop across Wellington

Monday, 18 April 2016, 12:32 pm | Zealandia

Maud Island Frogs hop across Wellington Five nationally endangered Maud Island Frogs have made a giant leap – moving from Zealandia to Wellington Zoo this week. More >>

Kaka monitoring program ends at Zealandia

Thursday, 14 April 2016, 1:49 pm | Zealandia

Wellington, NZ – Zealandia's kaka banding and nestbox monitoring program has come to an end after nearly 15 years and thousands of hours of volunteer work. The last two kaka chicks were banded early April, and are expected to fledge soon. More >>

 

 

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