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Welcome into warmth

Published on August 6, 2018

Below-zero temperatures and a heavy snowfall would cause many early childhood centres to shut the doors and not open.

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Pyjama Day!

Published on July 13, 2017

“Pyjama Day took place on Friday 7th July at Zig Zag Zoo.

We had a wonderful day in our pyjamas and would like to say a very big thank you to everyone for their kind donations to the Foster Hope children.”

Winter Chills

“It’s chilly outside! Here at Zig Zag Zoo we embrace all kinds of weather and believe there’s no such thing as bad weather just bad clothing.

Please make sure you bring in (named) warm clothing and footwear to keep the little ones cozy on these cold winter days.”

Physical movement essential for pre-schoolers’ development

Published on November 19, 2015

With greater public awareness about the importance of movement in children of all ages, ZigZagZoo has been making movement a fun and important learning experience. For the past six Fridays, Active Movement, part of Sports Otago, has been giving the young students age appropriate classes.

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Stay warm this winter with a funky Zig Zag Zoo beanie

Published on June 24, 2015

Feeling the cold this week? Stay warm with a Zig Zag Zoo Beanie! Purchase from reception for just $7.50.

Zig Zag Zoo wins the best business float prize

Published on June 22, 2015

Thank you to everyone who came and joined in with our Winter Festival Parade on Saturday, it was a huge success! ZigZagZoo were very excited to be awarded the prize for having the best business float! As a prize we have received a beautiful Maori sculpture. We had so much fun during the parade, and hope you and your family enjoyed being part of such a fun event. Thank you once again for your support. Here are a few snap shots of the day!

Only one week left until the Winter Parade

Published on June 18, 2015

“The parade is getting closer and we only have a week left to go!
We are all getting very excited here at the Zoo! Don’t forget, if you would like to be involved on the day, there is information at the sign in sheets at both Zoo centers. We would love for you and your whanau to be a part of such a fun experience!”

Zig Zag Zoo gear up for the Winter Festival Parade

Published on June 4, 2015

We have been busy here at Zig Zag Zoo getting ready for the Winter Festival Parade which takes place on the 20th June. The theme for this year’s parade is sustainability, and we have decided to add a twist to this with a Mid-Winter Christmas theme.

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Turtles enjoying the Queenstown sunshine

Published on February 22, 2015

Daisy and Rupert the Centre Turtles enjoying the Queenstown sunshine

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

Published on February 21, 2015

“Kia ora Parents. I would like to wish you all a very Merry Christmas and Happy New Year.
Both ZigZagZoo’s are open between Christmas and New Year.
Thank you so much for your support over the year and we look forward to working with you and your children in 2015.”