THE DONKEY AND MULE PROTECTION TRUST NZ

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Welcome to The Donkey and Mule Protection Trust NZ

Improving the lives of donkeys and mules in New Zealand

Our Aim is to provide information, advice, support, education, rehabilitation and rehoming for Donkeys and Mules in New Zealand 

Latest News from the Trust

Read the latest news from the trust from all around New Zealand. We’ll try to keep you up to date with what is happening, the latest advice and some great information for caring for your donkey or mule.

And away we go… Jake and Benny

And away we go… Jake and Benny

Jake and Benny recently returned to the Mamaku rehoming centre once again after being rehomed a number of times due to various reasons.  Their last owners cared for them deeply and they are now very well behaved, lovable donkeys.  However their past neglect caught up...

Introducing Her Grace, Duchess Florence

Introducing Her Grace, Duchess Florence

This is Duchess Florence.  She came to the Mamaku Rehoming centre without a name.  We had a naming promotion through our Facebook page and Pauline who owns the Mamaku Rehoming centre has chosen Duchess Florence from all the wonderful suggestions.  The Duchess will be...

Rosie of Mamaku – RIP

Rosie of Mamaku – RIP

Sadly Rosie has now left us.  But here is her story Rosie is an elderly donkey in her thirties who lives with Pauline at the Mamaku Rehoming Centre.  She is given special care to brighten her up and enjoys her nice warm hard feeds three times a day with access to hay....

Harry of Mamaku

Harry of Mamaku

Harry was a jack (an entire male donkey) who was exhibiting typical jack-like behaviour that made him difficult for his owner to manage.  Jacks can be unpredictable and dangerous, and require knowlegable care.  So his owners contacted the Mamaku rehoming centre for...

Wairarapa A & P Show

Wairarapa A & P Show

Our chair person, Pru, was at the Wairarapa A&P show recently promoting the work we do at the Trust.