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Sirocco Kākāpō


Join us for a magical night and see one of the world’s most endangered species. Start your enchanted evening with an introduction to the story of Sirocco, learning more about his fight for survival and how the Kākāpō Recovery Programme is working to save the species. Then head in to the sanctuary for a fairy-lit …

Start:01st August 2015 6:30pm
End:13th September 2015 9:00pm

Storytime at Rata


Storytime at Rata is back, and this time will feature stories about our resident superstar Sirocco the kākāpō! As always, it's a free event featuring stories read by the lovely ZEALANDIA Ranger Anne Jackson, as well as a craft activity for the little ones. This month you can have a go at colouring in Sirocco, …

Start:11th August 2015 10:00am
End:11th August 2015 11:00am

A Little Bird Told Me // ZEALANDIA Seminar


September is Look and Listen Month at ZEALANDIA! This seminar we'll be joined by local artist Paul Forrest, who will be chatting about the use of native NZ birds in art. Paul thinks of his own art as contemporary Icon paintings. The purpose is to create a dynamic, balanced, and enticing painting for the eye to …

Start:16th September 2015 7:30pm
End:16th September 2015 8:30pm