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Sally the Chimp turns 50

Monday, 19 October 2020, 1:33 pm | Hamilton Zoo

Chimpanzee Sally, part of the original Hamilton Zoo troop and the Zoo’s oldest resident, turns 50 today (Monday 19 October). More >>

Hamilton Zoo welcomes baby rhino Zahra

Friday, 15 May 2020, 10:34 am | Hamilton Zoo

A southern white rhino has been born at Hamilton Zoo – meet Zahra! More >>

Update: Hamilton Zoo hits half-century on Good Friday

Thursday, 18 April 2019, 1:50 pm | Hamilton Zoo

Hamilton Zoo is set to celebrate its half-century with a special family fun day. More >>

Early Closure for Hamilton Zoo

Thursday, 13 April 2017, 10:39 am | Hamilton Zoo

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Hamilton Zoo will close early today, 13 April, as the region prepares for the impact of Cyclone Cook. More >>

Zoo raises over 50,000 for Conservation

Wednesday, 12 April 2017, 12:14 pm | Hamilton Zoo

Hamilton Zoo’s Conservation Fund has raised more than $50,000 for conservation projects in New Zealand and around the world since its inception in 2008. More >>

Cuteness adds to conservation message at Hamilton Zoo

Thursday, 8 September 2016, 11:52 am | Hamilton Zoo

A bunch of new cuties has arrived at Hamilton Zoo just in time for Conservation Week. More >>

Hamilton Zoo Rhino Calf Named

Tuesday, 9 August 2016, 2:28 pm | Hamilton Zoo

Hamilton Zoo’s latest rhino calf has been named Samburu and he's being celebrated with a unique zoo experience. More >>

Hamilton Zoo Announces Arrival of Baby Rhino

Wednesday, 6 July 2016, 11:12 am | Hamilton Zoo

Arriving in late June after his mother's 16-month pregnancy, the calf brings the total number of white rhinos at Hamilton Zoo to six. The male calf joins his mother Kito, father Kruger, and females Imani, Moesha and her daughter Jamila. More >>

Hamilton Zoo's Baby Chimpanzee Named

Friday, 20 May 2016, 4:44 pm | Hamilton Zoo

Hamilton Zoo has named its three-month-old baby chimpanzee after a month-long public naming competition through the popular zoo’s website. More >>

Hamilton Zoo Announces Arrival of Baby Chimpanzee

Thursday, 18 February 2016, 11:50 am | Hamilton Zoo

One of Hamilton Zoo's most anticipated arrivals has occurred, with the birth this week of a baby chimpanzee. More >>

Record Year for Hamilton Zoo

Friday, 3 July 2015, 12:39 pm | Hamilton Zoo

Hamilton Zoo has enjoyed a record year of visitor numbers with 128,519 visitors through the door in the last financial year. The increase, from July 1, 2014 to June 30, 2015 is 7,254 higher than the previous year, and 4279 visitors higher than the ... More >>

Red Panda Cubs Out And About at Hamilton Zoo

Wednesday, 27 May 2015, 4:46 pm | Hamilton Zoo

Red Panda Cubs Out And About at Hamilton Zoo Two Red Panda cubs born in January are now starting to venture out of their den to explore their enclosure at Hamilton Zoo. The young male and female are the seventh and eight cubs for Hamilton Zoo’s ... More >>

Hamilton Zoo’s Tiger Cubs Formally Named

Friday, 8 May 2015, 3:44 pm | Hamilton Zoo

Hamilton Zoo’s Tiger Cubs Formally Named 8 MAY 2015 For Immediate Release They are a big hit with visitors, and Hamilton Zoo’s two Sumatran tiger cubs now have their own special names. Following a month-long public competition, zoo staff worked ... More >>

Time to Name Two Little Tigers

Thursday, 2 April 2015, 3:44 pm | Hamilton Zoo

Hamilton Zoo has launched a public naming competition for two of its cutest inhabitants – the little Sumatran tiger cubs. More >>

Video: Tiger Cubs the New Cuties at Hamilton Zoo

Thursday, 27 November 2014, 2:34 pm | Hamilton Zoo

The zoo’s female Sumatran tiger, Sali, gave birth to a pair of cubs earlier this month – believed to be a boy and a girl – in what is a significant achievement for both the species and the popular Hamilton visitor attraction. More >>

Hamilton Zoo’s Sumatran Tigers on Friendly Terms

Monday, 14 July 2014, 11:00 am | Hamilton Zoo

Oz and Sali, Hamilton Zoo’s two Sumatran tigers, are getting to know each other a little better. The two adult big cats have been getting to know each other in their enclosure over the last few months, after a “tiger swap” with Auckland Zoo last ... More >>

Little Red Pandas Multiply The Cuteness At Hamilton Zoo

Thursday, 5 June 2014, 2:58 pm | Hamilton Zoo

The baby pandas are now venturing out into their enclosure Hamilton Zoo remains the place to be to get your cuteness fix! The birth of two rare Nepalese red pandas thrilled keepers earlier this year and now that they’ve reached four months old, ... More >>

Baby Bison Goes on Display at Hamilton Zoo

Friday, 22 November 2013, 4:11 pm | Hamilton Zoo

Hamilton Zoo’s new baby bison goes on display this weekend for the first time. The month-old male calf was born on 22 October to mother Milena and his father Kaiya, two of the four adult North American bison in the zoo’s six-strong herd. More >>

Hamilton Zoo welcomes special macaw pair

Wednesday, 29 May 2013, 11:36 am | Hamilton Zoo

Hamilton Zoo welcomes special macaw pair 29 may 2013 For Immediate Release A special pair of scarlet macaws are the newest residents of Hamilton Zoo. The male and female macaws (Ara macao) arrived on Friday 24 May and are extra special as they are a completely ... More >>

Hamilton Zoo Releases Special Kokako Pair

Wednesday, 8 May 2013, 4:35 pm | Hamilton Zoo

A pair of kokako, a rare species of New Zealand bird, are leaving Hamilton Zoo and being released in the wild at Puketi Forest in Northland. More >>