Mother’s Day at the Zoo….Anyone?

As a Mum when I heard about ‘Mother’s Day’ at auckland zoo (map) on Sunday 9 May I was a little skeptical that this was an event for Mums and more of a sneaky way for the kids to get a trip to one of their favourite places! Madju - recent addition at auckland zoo However, after checking what is planned for this special day I had to agree that it sounds like a fabulous day out and a great way for the family to spend some time together in a very fun environment and yes, the fact that there are...
May 3rd, 2010 | theaucklandguide | Read More | Comments: 0
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All Lovey Dovey and Zooey

All Lovey Dovey and Zooey
It may not be on most couples’ lists, but in Auckland, it’s certainly voted as one of the most romantic destinations. So a trip to the auckland zoo might just be the idyll spot for wooing this Valentine’s Day. Located along Motions Road at Western Springs, the auckland zoo has several venues it actually rents out for weddings, birthday parties, and other functions. For Valentine’s Day, the zoo offers a Lovers Lunch, an exclusive luncheon served at the legendary Old Elephant...
January 31st, 2010 | theaucklandguide | Read More | Comments: 3
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Zooming In the Auckland Zoo

With school out and the start of a long holiday break coming up soon, families are making plans and one of them should surely include a trip to the auckland zoo, along Motions Road at the Western Springs Reserve. A giraffe takes a look at the auckland zoo visitors Aside from the most sought after lions and tigers, auckland zoo houses New Zealand’s only Asian elephant, Burma, and an underwater viewing window, where visitors enter a cave to see sealions. Only at the auckland zoo can the sole...
December 6th, 2009 | theaucklandguide | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: animals, auckland zoo, kidzone

Cadbury Chocolates Back on the Zoo Menu!

Cadbury chocolates will be back in auckland zoo. This news comes after Cadbury New Zealand decided to remove palm oil as an ingredient in their products. Image source: Cadbury Palm oil was recently introduced into Cadbury’s chocolate mix in line with their cost cutting measures. What they did not foresee was an uprising in the consumer public, with auckland zoo leading the way by banning Cadbury chocolates to be sold inside the zoo. auckland zoo voiced concern that palm oil production damages rain...
August 18th, 2009 | theaucklandguide | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: Announcements, Attractions, auckland zoo, cadbury chocolate, orangutan, palm oil

Another Reason to Visit Auckland Zoo!

... the upstairs apartment!  Here’s hoping the otters get some sleep! Check out 3 News for more info. Tags: Attractions, auckland attractions, auckland zoo, Family Friendly ...
July 1st, 2009 | theaucklandguide | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: Attractions, auckland attractions, auckland zoo, Family Friendly

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