Wellington Zoo would not be able to survive without the organisations who partner with us and the individuals who support us. As a not for profit charitable trust, our life blood is the support, enthusiasm and generosity of committed Wellingtonians, visitors and our amazing supporter organisations.

Corporate Partnership

Wellington Zoo is grateful to our generous partner organisations who support our journey to save wildlife and wild places; and improve the lives of members of our community. Wellington Zoo Trust is a not-for-profit conservation organisation who has been serving and welcoming the local community for over 100 years.

Wellington Zoo is an iconic tourism destination with a rich history. Our evolution to become a world-leading Zoo has only been made possible through the support we receive from our community, partners, and donors. 

By partnering with Wellington Zoo, you can align your organisation with trusted experts in:

  • Visitor experience,
  • Community engagement,
  • Animal care and welfare,
  • Conservation and

Me Tiaki, Kia Ora!

Partnering with Us

A partnership with Wellington Zoo will enable your organisation to:

  • Align with a trusted iconic Wellington brand and tourist destination
  • Reach new audiences
  • Amplify your brand by celebrating shared values and alignments to highlight your dedication to meaningful outcomes
  • Engage and reward employees and their families
  • Offer memorable and unique experiences for clients and stakeholders
  • Demonstrate commitment to corporate social responsibility by contributing to vital conservation, sustainability, and equitable learning programmes

Partnership opportunities include

Commercial Opportunities

Wellington Zoo is experienced in managing and delivering commercial opportunities and working with businesses to improve the Zoo experience through product or service offerings.


Sponsors are an integral part of Wellington Zoo’s journey and future as a world-leading Zoo. We work with organisations to co-create packages tailored to your business needs including customer engagement, staff benefits, venue and hospitality, and the coveted opportunity to align with a Zoo animal ambassador, precinct, or other asset. 

We are continually seeking partners who are interested in contributing to positive outcomes for the community and environment and can offer unique ways to do this through commercial arrangements that enable both parties to generate revenue, brand awareness and more.

Let's do the mahi

We welcome the opportunity to build transformational partnerships, by co-designing opportunities to meet mutual objectives and level of investment. Email our partnerships team to kōrero.


Our Industry Credentials

  • Qualmark Enviro Gold
  • Toitū net carbonzero certified
  • Rainbow Tick accredited
  • ZAA accredited
  • WAZA accredited