Check out Wellington Zoo’s newest experience this summer!

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Meet the Locals He Tuku Aroha is our brand new walk-through precinct and love story to Aotearoa New Zealand.

Here you can get up close to some of the native animals that make New Zealand special, and go on a journey from the coast through to the farm and native bush. You’ll meet Kororā (Little Blue Penguins), Kunekune pigs and a whole host of farm animals, and learn about lesser known endangered natives like Grand and Otago skinks and Maud Island frogs.

You can also get your hands dirty in the barefoot and vegetable gardens, explore the slide and the worm tunnel, and build your own fort!