Photo: Steve Attwood

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School Holiday Nature Journal

School Holiday Nature Journal

Get out and explore the sanctuary with this school holiday nature journal. This 10 page booklet is filled with nature-themed activities. From colouring in to leaf-rubs and a nature hunt, it will keep the kids entertained and engaged during your visit and at home. Available at the visitors centre for $1 or a donation. Every dollar spent contributes …

Until 26 January


School Holiday Programme

Kids on the Zealandia school holiday program

The ZEALANDIA school holiday programme provides the chance for kids to spend the day at ZEALANDIA doing unique activities with our friendly education guides. We have had excellent feedback this year and are running our programme again over summer. Every day has a different theme and no two days are the same. Come for one day …

December & January


Seminar - Taking Flight

Date: Monday 26 January Time: 7.30pm Cost: Koha (Donation) Location: ZEALANDIA Visitors Centre Every dollar donated contributes to saving our endangered species. RSVP  Compared to other animals, birds have many different traits which make them highly efficient flying machines. Brendon Bullen has had a lifelong fascination with birds and is a veterinarian at Pet Doctors Kelburn. He moved to Wellington three years ago, and …

Monday 26 January, 7.30pm


Wetlands Youth Photo Competition

Zealandia's Wetlands. Photo by Steve Attwood.

If you're a young person with a talent for photography and a love for nature, this competition is for you! Come in and take a photo of ZEALANDIA's unique wetlands and you could win free air travel to any wetland location in the world - all thanks to World Wetlands Day. Take a picture of your favourite wetlands …

February 2 - March 2


Evening talk - Wonders of the Wetlands

ZEALANDIA's wetlands. Photo by Steve Attwood.Date: Wednesday 11 February Time: 7.30pm Cost: Koha (Donation) Location: ZEALANDIA Visitors Centre Every dollar donated contributes to saving our endangered species. RSVP  Speakers Murray Williams – “Ducks: Without Wetlands we are Nothing” The ecology, management, exploitation and conservation of New Zealand's waterfowl and their wetland habitat has been of long-standing interest and topic of research for Murray …

Start:11th February 2015 7:30pm
End:11th February 2015 8:30pm

Seminar - Botanical Bonanaza

Planting natives

Date: Wednesday 3 March Time: 7.30pm Cost: Koha (Donation) Location: ZEALANDIA Visitors Centre Get fresh insights into the ecology of our native tree fuchsia as well as the role of introduced blackbirds in native forest ecosystems. Alistair Robertson (Massey University) has found comparing caged and uncaged native tree fuchsia fruit can be used be an indicator of seed dispersal service …

Wednesday 11 March, 7.30pm


Seminar - The Secret Life of Bugs

Date: Wednesday 8 April Time: 7.30pm Cost: Koha (Donation) Location: ZEALANDIA Visitors Centre Speakers Dave Burton George Gibbs RSVP

Wednesday 8 April, 7.30pm