Werribee Open Range Zoo voted one of the top zoos in the south pacific

Werribee Open Range Zoo voted one of the top zoos in the south pacific

Tweet Werribee’s Open Range Zoo has been voted as one of the top 10 zoos in the south pacific according to travellers from around the world. The verdict has come in as part of the latest top 10 list of Travellers’ Choice Awards released by TripAdvisor. The Melbourne Zoo came in at number 1 on the list, but not far behind at number 7 was the Werribee Open Range Zoo. Reviewers on the TripAdvisor website have left comments remarking on how the zoo is a great experience for all ages to enjoy, and it has some incredible animals to meet...

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Help fight animal cruelty with cupcakes!

Help fight animal cruelty with cupcakes!

Tweet Did you know that you could use your baking skills to help stop animal cruelty? That’s because on Monday 18 August the RSPCA’s Cupcake Day will be taking place and it is encouraging Werribee residents to bake and eat cupcakes and other sweet treats to help raise funds for all creatures great and small. To get involved, all you need to do is register with www.rspcacupcakeday.com.au, start baking (or if you can’t bake you can always buy from someone who can), and then bring your cupcakes to work, school, or an arranged event and then...

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Celebrating Christmas in July in Werribee

Celebrating Christmas in July in Werribee

Tweet Christmas in Werribee is usually associated with hot summer days and so many families forgo traditional European-style roast meals in favour of days outside servings salads and meals straight off the barby. But when winter rolls around in Werribee, all of a sudden a roast meal served with plum pudding and a hot glass of mulled wine sounds a lot more appealing and so many people celebrate Christmas in July and indulge in the types of foods that were meant to be enjoyed in colder temperatures. The Werribee Plaza Tavern is celebrating...

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Werribee Community Encouraged to Plant Away for National Tree Day

Werribee Community Encouraged to Plant Away for National Tree Day

Tweet National Tree Day is coming up on July 27 and Wyndham City residents are being encouraged to mark the occasion by helping to plant more trees in the community. National Tree Day is Australia’s largest tree planting and nature care event, with over 200,000 people taking part in Tree Day events every year. Councils, schools, businesses, communities and Toyota Dealers across Australia all help to make the day a success, and since its inception in 1996, National Tree Day has helped contribute to the planting of 20 million native trees,...

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Watch the World Cup Final at the Wyndham Civic Centre

Watch the World Cup Final at the Wyndham Civic Centre

Tweet We know plenty of Werribee locals that have been glued to their television sets over the last few weeks, trying to catch all of the live action of the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil. There have been plenty of surprise wins and losses this year, particularly the shocking defeat of the Brazil team against Germany and there will no doubt be plenty more surprises in store when Germany faces Argentina for the final match on Monday 14 July. If you want to share in the fun and suspense of watching this year’s final match live with friends,...

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Is anyone in Werribee taking part in Dry July?

Is anyone in Werribee taking part in Dry July?

Tweet We’re sure that most people in Werribee will have heard of the Dry July challenge, where people volunteer to remain sober for a month to help raise money for adults living with cancer. Every year we seem to notice more people join the Dry July bandwagon, and it’s great to see that so many people in the Werribee community are choosing to take part, because not only is Dry July for a good cause but it also gives people a chance to focus on themselves and their drinking habits. If you haven’t signed up to Dry July yet then you still...

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