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Media enquiries, filming and photography at Auckland Zoo

Auckland Zoo welcomes media both nationally and internationally. For a current list of media releases please visit our 'News' page.

Media enquiries

For all news media enquiries, please contact us by phone (09) 360 4872 or via email.

Filming at Auckland Zoo

Filming at Auckland Zoo is permitted, but must be pre-arranged through our communications department. Phone (09) 360 3804.

A minimum of five working days notice is required to arrange filming and a filming request form must be completed and sent through. Download a filming request form (PDF)

Commercial filming at the Zoo is subject to the scale of the production, and may incur a location fee, quoted per request.

Photography at Auckland Zoo

Photography is permitted at Auckland Zoo with prior request. Commercial photography may incur a fee. Please contact our communications department  to discuss your photography request.


Images are available on request and must be credited to Auckland Zoo (unless otherwise stated). Use of images for commercial purposes may incur a fee. For image requests please contact the communications team.

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