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Wellington Zoofari welcomes Maraeroa and Pukeatua Schools

The Warehouse Wellington Zoofari welcomes Maraeroa School and Pukeatua School


133 students from Maraeroa School in Porirua and 42 from Pukeatua School in Lower Hutt will visit Wellington Zoo on Tuesday 2 September as part of the Warehouse Wellington Zoofari programme.

The Warehouse Zoofari is a partnership between Wellington Zoo and The Warehouse that helps local low-decile schools experience conservation-based learning programmes at the Zoo.

The Warehouse’s Wellington region stores raised over $25,000 in December to assist with the costs of learning sessions at Wellington Zoo. Schools from around the Wellington region were invited to apply, and 16 schools will visit the Zoo as part of the 2014 programme.

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