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Rotoroa Island

The islands just off the coast of New Zealand are havens for native species which stand on the brink of extinction (certainly endangerment) in many cases. 166 more words

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Kiwi Music Royalty To Play At Auckland Zoo

They’re all legends in their own right; but sharing the same stage for just one night only, they’re one of the most powerful forces in New Zealand music.  62 more words

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Rare Red Panda Cubs

Contributed by Auckland Zoo

Auckland Zoo is celebrating the arrival of two Nepalese red panda cubs, who are an extremely valuable addition to the international breeding programme for this endangered species. 307 more words

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Giants Heading To Hauraki Gulf Isle

Contributed by Auckland Zoo

Over 300 wētā punga, bred at Auckland Zoo, will be released into forest habitat on an island in The Noises group within the Hauraki Gulf this evening. 528 more words

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Bic Runga & Tiny Ruins At The Zoo

Something good is coming our way…

Bic Runga & Tiny Ruins to play at Auckland Zoo

The Band Rotunda at Auckland Zoo will be the scenic venue for a very special concert featuring national treasure… 52 more words

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Turvey was born in the wild around the year 1954. He arrived at Auckland Zoo on the 11th of December in 1956.

Sub-species: Sumatran

Gender: Male… 13 more words

Orangutan Profiles


Topsy was born in the wild around the year 1954. She arrived at Auckland Zoo on the 11th of December in 1956. She gave birth to a stillborn baby on 29 May 1967. 44 more words

Orangutan Profiles