Sanctuary Stories: An Exhibition Read more

Sanctuary Stories: An Exhibition

1/10/2018 - 29/11/2018

The latest exhibition in the ZEALANDIA gallery (located in the stairwell up to Rātā Cafe) is a collection of photo-essays that celebrate the precious taonga of ZEALANDIA.

This exhibition was put together by the Sanctuary Storytellers, a volunteer group of creative nature-lovers.

ZEALANDIA Members - 25% off at our store*! Read more

ZEALANDIA Members - 25% off at our store*!

1/11/2018 - 30/11/2018

For the whole of November 2018, our members get 25% off their purchases in our retail store*! 

Proceeds from the ZEALANDIA Store help our wildlife thrive. Drop by and kick-start your Christmas shopping by giving back to nature.

*Excluded from this offer are:
-GA, tours, membership, gift memberships and gift vouchers
-Drinks, food and ice creams (members existing 10% discount applies)
-Artwork, traps and items already discounted

Storytime at ZEALANDIA: Whose Beak is This? Read more

Storytime at ZEALANDIA: Whose Beak is This?

21/11/2018 10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Author Gillian Candler will be reading from “Whose Beak is This?” and “Whose Home is This?” two of the titles in this fun and interactive series about New Zealand wildlife.

Bring the young ones to guess ‘whose beak’ and ‘whose home” and learn some interesting facts. 

Engaging with Urban Nature - Evening Seminar Read more

Engaging with Urban Nature - Evening Seminar

28/11/2018 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Could people’s relationship with nature motivate greater environmental concern and behaviour? What can we do to change people’s behaviour?

In this free evening seminar, Julie Whitburn will discuss how the greenery in Wellington neighbourhoods and participation in the Wellington City Council’s free plants programme is associated with Wellington residents’ connection to nature and their pro-environmental behaviour. 

Registrations essential

"For the Birds" Art Show Read more

"For the Birds" Art Show

29/11/2018 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

For one night only, come and join us for a glass of bubbly and meet nine of ZEALANDIA's fine-art artists and photographers.

Find out what drives their passion for creating art about birds and nature and buy original artworks, prints, notecards, and other gifts.  Hosted by NZ arts champion and ZEALANDIA volunteer, Lynn Freeman.

Earlybird Hours Read more

Earlybird Hours

1/12/2018 - 10/02/2019


As a summer treat for early birds, over summer we'll be opening our gates to members a bit earlier than usual!

Members: 8:00am
Non-Members: 9:00am


ZEALANDIA runs tours daily - view tour options here!

Every Wednesday, join us for Storytime & Buggies Go Bush.