Support for Auckland Zoo
[New Zealand] Mazda Motors of New Zealand Ltd. (MMNZ)
Cars with Realistic Animal Designs Support Zoo Activities
Since 2012, MMNZ has been providing Mazda cars based on a partnership agreement with Auckland Zoo*, a not-for-profit wildlife conservation organization that is focused on conserving and building a future for wildlife, both in New Zealand and around the world.
MMNZ has been providing three vehicles: the Mazda6, CX-5, and BT-50.
Auckland Zoo is home to the largest collection of native and exotic wildlife species in New Zealand (over 1,400 animals and 135 species). The Mazda6, CX-5, and BT-50 transport animals and help with day-to-day operations on site, and are also used by staff to conduct field conservation work.
Mazda also provides financial support for local students visit Auckland Zoo to learn about animals and the environment.
By the numbers
Duration of campaign: 7 years
Number of cars provided: 3
* Auckland Zoo, which attracts over 700,000 visitors annually, receives a reputation as one of the world's most progressive zoos.