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AUSTRALIA ZOO NEWS

FEBRUARY - 2006

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It was a great day for each of these brand

Hayley's Wish

27 February 2006

Steve was recently able to spend some time helping to make a very special little girl's wish come true. Hayley Okines suffers from an extremely rare genetic condition called Hutchinson Gilford Progeria Syndrome, also known as HGPS or Progeria....

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The gals at Admissions are huge fans! Check it out for yourself

Online Ticketing is locked down

26 February 2006

Wooo-hoo! It's been a long time in the making, but it's finally here, ready to rock your socks… Australia Zoo Online Tickets is up and running!A cheer of victory was heard echoing from the web office when online tickets (AKA...

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Wooo-hoo! Our triumphant (and rather attractive) Zoo Crew show off the Best Retailing Outlet Award

Best in Australia!

25 February 2006

Boy did we just have a good weekend at Australia Zoo! What an absolute ripper of a night it was on Friday when Steve, Terri and a bunch of the Zoo Crew headed down to the Gold Coast Convention Centre for the Australian Tourism Awards. This is the...

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They look all nice and harmless, right? DON'T BE FOOLED! THESE GIRLS ARE THE TOUGHEST COMPETITORS IN THE STATE!

Wildlife Warrior Princesses score bronze

11 February 2006

Bet you didn’t know we had our own champion athletes at the Zoo! Last weekend, our (very) newly formed triathlon trio, the Wildlife Warrior Princesses (Sarah-Jane from Wildlife Warriors Worldwide, and Sarah and Jess D from the web team) kicked...

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The Kiwi Invasion!

Super Squad flies into Australia Zoo

6 February 2006

We like a bit of gratuitous male shirtlessness as much as anybody, so it's with great pleasure this week that we bring you some photos of the Auckland Blues Super 14 Squad during their flying visit to Australia Zoo. The boys from NZ were in...

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Denise, Casey and Darren... the fair dinkumest Aussies of all!

Denise turns true blue!

3 February 2006

Australia Zoo's very own Volunteer Coordinator, the lovely and charming Denise, definitely had something to celebrate last Thursday, when our favourite pom became a true-blue little Aussie! The naturalisation ceremony took place on the best day...

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"Teddy bear, teddy bear, turn around... Teddy bear, teddy bear, touch the ground..."

First Aid keeps fit

2 February 2006

Welcome to a great new year. I blinked and Christmas and 2005 were gone!We have been up to all types of mischief over the holiday period… well, I have, and the other First Aiders just shake their heads and run away.Anyone who works in First...

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These four monks were chosen from the 120 who reside in the Dalai Lama's personal monastery

The Namgyal Monks of Tibet

2 February 2006

This week we are honoured to have four very special guests at Australia Zoo. The four Namgyal Monks of Tibet were personally chosen by the Dalai Lama to travel the world this year promoting the Year of Tibet.The monks have chosen to come to...

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Go the green and gold!

Australians all let us rejoice…

1 February 2006

How big was last Thursday? On January 26 here in the land Down Under we celebrated everything that makes our country great, with our absolutely MASSIVE Australia Day party in the Crocoseum!The coolest part of all was that we had two of the biggest...

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