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Celebrate Conservation Week at Wellington Zoo

Media Release
5 September 2008
Celebrate Conservation Week at Wellington Zoo

Wellington Zoo, in partnership with the Department of Conservation and TVNZ 6, will be holding a fun family day on Sunday 14 September to conclude the national Conservation Week celebrations, Wellington Zoo’s Chief Executive Karen Fifield announced today.
‘Conservation Week is all about ‘meeting the locals’ and we’re delighted to team with the Department of Conservation and TVNZ Family on TVNZ6 to give our community a chance to meet their locals. This is an excellent opportunity to get up close with some of our fascinating wildlife, and see what makes our country truly unique.’
‘It will be a fun day out for the whole family; we have loads of fun entertainment planned for the day including live music. There will be presentations by Wellington Zoo staff and DOC rangers about our New Zealand native species including Tahi the kiwi, tuatara, little blue penguins and the giant weta.’

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