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A unique expression of New Zealand, Staglands Wildlife Reserve features a variety of streams, ponds, hills and gullies, which have been created and developed over the past 40 years.

Located in the picturesque Akatarawa valley in Upper Hutt, Staglands Wildlife Reserve & Cafe offers the opportunity for people of all ages to discover the wonders of the natural world in a safe and fun environment. 

Located 50 minutes drive from downtown Wellington and 25 minutes from Upper Hutt, Staglands is ideal for schools, pre-schools and tertiary students.

Staff can tailor a programme to your achievement objectives and specific learning outcomes, or you are welcome to visit and do your own thing!

Find out what native wildlife you might spot on your visit to Staglands. 

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