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Wellington Zoo School Holiday Programme

When:

Mon 21 Apr 2008–Fri 2 May 2008, 9:00am–4:30pm

Where: Wellington Zoo, 200 Daniell St, Newtown, Wellington

Ticket Information:

  • Child (per day): $50.00
  • Additional fees may apply

Listed by: WellingtonZoo001

Wellington Zoo runs a popular Holiday Programme, co-ordinated by the Learning team. Every day has a different educational animal focus with:

- behind-the-scenes guided tours of the Zoo
- arts and crafts workshops
- organised games and activities
- an opportunity to share a passion and knowledge of the animal world

Wellington Zoo's April Holiday Programme 2008:

Monday 21 April
Passion for Primates
Are you stronger than a chimp? Can you see better than a gibbon, or solve puzzles as fast as a monkey? Spend time challenging our close relatives and go behind the scenes to explore their homes at the Zoo. Learn how you can help save primates.

Tuesday 22 April
Design a Zoo
Have you got what it takes to run a Zoo? Meet the people that make our Zoo tick then design a Zoo of your own. What would you do at your Zoo?

Wednesday 23 April
Zoo Keeper for a Day
Back by popular demand! Walk in the shoes of a Wellington Zoo Keeper. Scoop poop, explore stores, feed some animals and much more.

Thursday 24 April
Animals Face to Face
Meet some of our most fascinating animals up close. Help to feed them, maybe one will jump on your knee.

Monday 28 April
Crazy Kiwi
Get up close with New Zealand's awesome animals. Explore their cool enclosures, prepare food and meet Tahi the kiwi. Learn how you can help kiwi here in the Wellington region.

Tuesday 29 April
Wildlife Warriors
Join the Zoo filming crew. Make your own wildlife show and film the animals as they've never been seen before. Could you be the next wildlife warrior? What can you do to help?

Wednesday 30 April
Zoo Keeper for a Day
Back by popular demand! Walk in the shoes of a Wellington Zoo Keeper. Scoop poop, explore stores, feed some animals and much more.

Thursday 1 May
Animals Face to Face
Get up close with some of our animals help to feed them, maybe one will jump on your knee

Friday 2 May
Pirates Day Ahoy there me hearties
Join our pirate crew, Me treasure has gone missing I need some mateys to join in the hunt. Make sure you're not the first to walk the plank. (wear a costume if you like)

When: Monday to Friday during April, July and September holidays.

Age: 6 -10 years

Location: Deliver and collect children from the Archibald Centre, 100 metres up Manchester Street from the main Zoo entrance, first driveway on the right (not before 8.45am).

Health and safety

Numbers are limited to 30 children per day.

Co-ordinators hold a current first aid certificate.

Member of the Wellington Community Childcare Association (WCCA).
Book in advance to avoid disappointment. (Wellington Zoo reserves the right to decline any admission if deemed necessary.) For bookings or more information contact Wellington Zoo. Phone: (04) 381 6755 fax: (04) 389 4577 or email: zooschool@wellingtonzoo.com

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