Kiwi Guardians at ZEALANDIA Te Māra a Tāne
IntroductionVisit the world’s first fully-fenced urban ecosanctuary - discover the 18 species of native wildlife that have been reintroduced into the area, 6 of which were previously absent from mainland New Zealand for over 100 years!
- Explore over 32 km of walking tracks, from wheelchair and buggy friendly to rugged hiking trails.
- Stop and look for the wildlife as you go, from tuatara to takahē to tīeke.
- Don’t forget to see who’s checked in to the wētā hotels!
Download the ZEALANDIA Te Māra a Tāne adventure map (PDF, 1,401K) and check out what you can do.
Go and explore
Look out for the Guardian Post when you get there. On it you'll find a special code word - write it down.
Getting there: ZEALANDIA is a stone's throw from the Wellington CBD on Waiapu Road, Karori. Catch a free shuttle from the city isite or the top of the cable car, or catch a public bus.
Entry fees apply.
Claim your reward
Tell us the ZEALANDIA Te Māra a Tāne code word to receive a Kiwi Guardians certificate and medal for this adventure.
Put the medal on your back pack or pencil case to show everyone the adventure you've had.
Each Kiwi Guardians place has a different medal - see how many you can collect.
About ZEALANDIA Te Māra a Tāne
ZEALANDIA is the world’s first fully-fenced urban ecosanctuary, with an extraordinary 500-year vision to restore a Wellington valley’s forest and freshwater ecosystems as closely as possible to their pre-human state. Find out more about ZEALANDIA