Beyond Predator Free NZ

A talk with Jim Lynch

ZEALANDIA Ecosanctuary

Predator free NZ has made remarkable strides over the last several years and has enlivened the whole conservation debate with a renewed burst of energy, much needed research activity and an injection of new funding.  It is unquestionably a very good thing for conservation.

Box of Birds

Artists Helen Casey and Shawna Chow

ZEALANDIA Ecosanctuary

Makara's finest meet ZEALANDIA for Box of Birds, an exhibition inspired by the natural world. We invite all ZEALANDIA Members to join artists Helen and Shawna for a viewing of the exhibition on Friday night.

Green Cleaning Workshop

ZEALANDIA Ecosanctuary

This workshop is now full! Thanks to those who registered - see you there. If you missed out, check out our other Conservation Week events.Keen to do your bit for the environment this conservation week? This hands on workshop will teach you how you can make some natural and nontoxic cleaning products from common household products. Be sure to bring 3 containers to take your goodies home in.

Wondering about Weeds?

Expert drop-in session

ZEALANDIA Ecosanctuary

Bring your weed worries to the experts! Get advice on identifying and controlling weeds in your reserves and backyards. Protect ZEALANDIA from the outside by getting rid of the weeds in your garden that have the potential to invade the sanctuary.  Feel free to bring your questions and photos of your site.  

Sanctuary Stories

An Exhibition

ZEALANDIA Ecosanctuary

The ZEALANDIA gallery (found on the stairway between the store and Rata Cafe) will host an art exhibition by our Sanctuary Storytellers throughout September.

The volunteer Sanctuary Storytellers are a diverse group of writers, photographers, editors and designers who through their creative efforts, tell ZEALANDIA’s stories to the world. The photo-essays in this exhibition highlight the breadth of their talents and interests, and range from the microcosmic to the big issues facing our precious wildlife.

Wellington's new takahē

We're soon welcoming a breeding pair of takahē to the sanctuary!

ZEALANDIA Ecosanctuary

You will have heard our exciting news about the two takahē that will be making their way to ZEALANDIA on 28 August 2017!

Nio and Orbell are a breeding pair of takahē, 14 and 17 years old respectively. There is every possibility they could nest at ZEALANDIA this summer, which is incredible news for Wellington and ZEALANDIA’s ongoing success in conservation.