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Flora, Fauna, Treaty


Victoria University of Wellington Maori Studies Professor Peter Adds visits ZEALANDIA for an interesting seminar on how the Treaty of Waitangi has impacted our native flora & fauna. Entry is by koha (donation) so come on down to the ZEALANDIA visitors centre and join the fun! About Peter: Peter Adds is Wellington-based academic, treaty negotiator and …

Start:10th June 2015 7:30pm
End:10th June 2015 8:30pm

Ice Skating Wellington // ZEALANDIA Weekend


Paradice Ice Skating skates into the stunning Wellington waterfront this June with a spectacular brand new outdoor ice rink and a mega tubing slide. To celebrate, $1 for every person through on opening weekend will be donated to ZEALANDIA! So come and experience the waterfront winter wonderland on Saturday 20 June and Sunday 21 June, and …

Start:20th June 2015 10:00am
End:21st June 2015 5:00pm

Anniversary Weekend


It's our 20 year anniversary, so let's party like it's 1995! Featuring: -Free entry for anyone younger than the sanctuary (20 & under) -Historic photo presentation -New education exhibition in the visitors centre -A chance to win a spot in a sub-antarctic expedition with Heritage Expeditions (valued at $9000) Check it out on Facebook here.

Start:04th July 2015 9:00am
End:05th July 2015 5:00pm

Storytime at Rata


Storytime was so popular last time we're bringing it back! Featuring the lovely ZEALANDIA Ranger Anne Jackson reading nature inspired stories. As alway, delicious coffee and treats available for purchase for the grown ups! Time: 10am - 11am Date: Tuesday 7th July Venue: Rata Cost: Free Check it out on Facebook here!

Start:07th July 2015 10:00am
End:07th July 2015 11:00am

School Holiday Programme

Outreach Education Wainuiomata-2 Photo Credit Bill Beale

ZEALANDIA Holiday Programme 2015 The ZEALANDIA school holiday programme is tailored for primary and intermediate school children aged between 5 and 12 years with a love for nature, getting outside and mucking in to make a difference. We would love your child to join us during the school holidays. Each day has a different theme providing …

Start:13th July 2015 12:00am
End:17th July 2015 11:59pm

Making History Seminar


July is 'Making History Month', where we'll explore the history of the sanctuary valley from different angles. To kick things off, we'll have Archaeologist Mary O'Keeffe join our seminar series with an illustrated talk highlighting some of Mary’s more interesting projects, including work in and around Zealandia. Second speaker to be announced soon! Time: 7:30pm - 8:30pm Date: …

Start:15th July 2015 7:30pm
End:15th July 2015 8:30pm