Wellington Zoo

Wellington Zoo Trust

The Wellington Zoo Trust, trading as Wellington Zoo, manages Wellington’s award winning zoo, home to native and exotic animals, and is recognised for expertise in animal welfare, conservation, visitor experience and sustainability.

The zoo delivers learning sessions to thousands of children a year to grow their understanding of animals and the natural world. It also partners with conservation organisations for at-risk species from New Zealand and around the world and to advocate for animals and save wildlife and wild places. Wellington Zoo treats hundreds of native animals a year at The Nest Te Kōhanga the zoo’s animal hospital and centre for wildlife health services and is the world’s first carboNZero certified zoo.

Board of Trustees 


Annual reports and statements of intent are available on the Wellington Zoo website.

Quarterly reports 2023–24

Quarterly reports 2022–23

Quarterly reports 2021–22

Quarterly reports 2020–21

Quarterly reports 2019–20

Quarterly reports 2018–19

Quarterly reports 2017–18