Zoo upgrade

Over the past few years, Wellington Zoo has completed stage one of its upgrade programme. This has seen the Zoo transform itself into a vibrant attraction with facilities that meet modern standards. Stage two involves further improvements to facilities to home additional animals. In 2019/20 work will begin on facilities for snow leopards at a total project cost of $3.7 million in capital expenditure over three years. It is expected that the Zoo will contribute $875,000 toward the project.

Over the past few years, Wellington Zoo has completed stage one of its upgrade programme. This has seen the Zoo transform itself into a vibrant attraction with facilities that meet modern standards. Stage two involves further improvements to facilities to home additional animals. In 2019/20 work will begin on facilities for snow leopards at a total project cost of $3.7 million in capital expenditure over three years. It is expected that the Zoo will contribute $875,000 toward the project.