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A Donkey for Christmas

Just before Christmas a supporter of the Trust purchased a donkey via TradeMe. The donkey was initially advertised as...

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And two makes Seven!

And two makes Seven!

As per our previous post, the Trust was asked to help rehome five donkeys, Sarah, Lauren, Ava, Humphrey and Bogart. ...

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Weatherby of Mamaku

Weatherby of Mamaku

Weatherby came to the Mamaku Rescue and Rehoming Centre with a number of nasty gashes as he was constantly escaping...

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Donkeys love visitors

Donkeys love visitors

Recently Pauline of the Mamaku Rescue and Rehoming Centre welcomed Pippi, Gregg and Susie to the centre out of Rotorua...

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So lucky to get an opportunity to go to the Donkey Sanctuary in Devon, UK. Just a few photos. People there were wonderful. You can always learn more about understanding and caring for these wonderful, unique animals. The one with its head in the bin had been sedated for its dental. ... See MoreSee Less

So lucky to get an opportunity to go to the Donkey Sanctuary in Devon, UK. Just a few photos. People there were wonderful. You can always learn more about understanding and caring for these wonderful, unique animals. The one with its head in the bin had been sedated for its dental.

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Wonderful! We have an adoption donkey there, Zena - my husband adopted her as a wedding gift for me. We used to visit there when I was a child and lived around there

Visiting the sanctuary would have been so cool and very educational, all gorgeous donkeys

Looks fab I bet u wanted to take them all home

Heaven! Right there!

Stuck for a meaningful Mother's Day Gift? Why not "Bray it Forward" and make a donation to the Trust on behalf of your wonderful Mum? Not only is it a thoughtful and original gift, it will also help the Trust where we are "Mum" to many long-earred friends!
donkeymuletrust.org.nz/bray-it-forward/
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Stuck for a meaningful Mothers Day Gift? Why not Bray it Forward and make a donation to the Trust on behalf of your wonderful Mum? Not only is it a thoughtful and original gift, it will also help the Trust where we are Mum to many long-earred friends!
https://donkeymuletrust.org.nz/bray-it-forward/

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Great idea.. 👍 come on people ❤️

Mickey and Santo playing. It is so nice to see. I haven't seen Mickey play since his best friend Pele passed. And I have never seen Santo play. ... See MoreSee Less

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Beautiful. Thank you for sharing 😇🥰😇

Waiting for the lady with the hay.... ... See MoreSee Less

Waiting for the lady with the hay....

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Huh where is our hay?

She late again???? Hard to get good help these days!!!

Lol we have the same problem.

Hay lady?!

Beautiful

Hehehehe 😆

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It's a big job but someone's gotta do it ... See MoreSee Less

Its a big job but someones gotta do it

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Good on ya Zebbie! 💞

A diligent and ambitious ass.

Love it. I wish we had that much hay.

🤣🤣gotta be in 1st

Hehehe 🤣

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Dear Mickey. He has been playing uncle to Santo. He is so kindly. ... See MoreSee Less

Dear Mickey. He has been playing uncle to Santo. He is so kindly.

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Good boy Mickey

Beautiful ❤️

Beautiful

Who is in the hay shed? ... See MoreSee Less

Who is in the hay shed?

Mickey (on the left) and his mini-me Santo. Should we rename Santo Mouse? 🤣🤣🤣 ... See MoreSee Less

Mickey (on the left) and his mini-me Santo. Should we rename Santo Mouse? 🤣🤣🤣

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Oooh santo got a buddy now or is it mouse 🐭 😂🤣

Beautiful

More of Santo. He thinks he is gorgeous too! ... See MoreSee Less

More of Santo. He thinks he is gorgeous too!

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Hello my little buddy 💕 He is a super gorgeous boy for sure 💜

He looks so much like Chester 😍

And he is. Lol

Lovely boy!

Beautiful

🥰🥰

He looks so much like Chester 😆

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This is Santo. He has come under the care of the Trust very recently. He is only 18 months old but he is very confident and is enjoying the company of other donkeys. ... See MoreSee Less

This is Santo. He has come under the care of the Trust very recently. He is only 18 months old but he is very confident and is enjoying the company of other donkeys.

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What a beautiful young man xxx

My handsome boy looks so happy and calm. Thankyou 😁

He is beautiful!

How gorgeous is he.

What a beautiful boy

Hello Santo aren't you just the sweetest wee man!!!

Santo is a handsome boy 🥰

Beautiful ❤️

Gorgeous!

Adorable!

Adorable 🥰🤗

cute

Gorgeous

Quinn Amis

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Beautiful donkeys ... See MoreSee Less

Beautiful donkeys

Now are you sure you have the exposure right? ... See MoreSee Less

Now are you sure you have the exposure right?

Good morning all, we are waiting to get our 6 weekly manicures. ... See MoreSee Less

Good morning all, we are waiting to get our 6 weekly manicures.

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Beautiful

Lucky donkeys, wish I could them for mine.

Beautiful

Beautiful ❤️

We have arrived at the Central Districts Field Days. Please come and see us at the Lifestyle Courtyard. Lots of new merch which will be up on our website next week. ... See MoreSee Less

We have arrived at the Central Districts Field Days.  Please come and see us at the Lifestyle Courtyard. Lots of new merch which will be up on our website next week.

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The stall looks brilliant. Wish I could come and see it. Have fun and good luck with getting the info across about our beautiful donkeys. Talking about beautiful donkeys, the soft toys are cute. Have a great time Pauline.

Looks impressive

Love the knitted donkeys 😍

Looking great, stands out. Hope it all goes well. Good effort ladies.

Wish we could be there! Hope the little stuffed donkeys find new homes!

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I've been photo bombed! ... See MoreSee Less

Ive been photo bombed!

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Mug shot😆

Love it!!

And just look at all those cheeky faces!!

I love the expression on the real Donkey 💖 Safe and loved: Rescue is best breed! Shared ~ Ariane

It's like looking in a mirror ... See MoreSee Less

Its like looking in a mirror

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They arrived!!!!

Beautiful

Awwwww 💕💕, how many Donkey and Mule do you care for?

If you are off to Field Days in the Manawatu next week, make sure you visit the Trust’s stall and you just might be lucky to get one of these! ... See MoreSee Less

If you are off to Field Days in the Manawatu next week, make sure you visit the Trust’s stall and you just might be lucky to get one of these!

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I want 🌺

On the one on the left kinda looks like my little mini mule!

See you there!

They are cute, kids will love them. Good luck for it all.

So cute and also there will be other goodies at our stall. Thanks Elise, Mamaku’s lovely farrier who donated 6 pairs of earrings and 8 decals. Made by her❤️

How much please?

I dont often see good donkey toys. But these are great.

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How do I get THAT out of my shed? ... See MoreSee Less

How do I get THAT out of my shed?

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Great caption 😍 Safe and loved : Rescue is best breed ! Shared ~ Ariane

It finally rained last night so donkeys are soaking up some sun. ... See MoreSee Less

It finally rained last night so donkeys are soaking up some sun.

Breakfast. ... See MoreSee Less

Breakfast.

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Beautiful

Oh look at all the painted donkeys just love the two broken colors ❤

Just checking in. ... See MoreSee Less

Just checking in.

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Handsome

What a gorgeous boy!!

Stunning ❤️

Beautiful face

You little beauty.

So beautiful..! I really want to kiss those gorgeous ears! 😚

Your looking good

Soooo handsome

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Watcha doing? ... See MoreSee Less

Watcha doing?

Lots of views and some lovely comments for our last post so here are some more photos. Have a lovely day ... See MoreSee Less

Lots of views and some lovely comments for our last post so here are some more photos. Have a lovely day

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Absolutely stunning 😎

Lovely Donkey’s 💕

Looks like they got into the hay paddock. Lucky donkeys. I love the smooth summer coats. They glow in the sunshine.

Adorable

Butter wouldn't melt. Lol

The chocolate is like my chocolate girl and the 2 coloured one is like my older girl

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We haven't posted for a while so here are just some photos of beautiful donkeys to brighten your day. ... See MoreSee Less

We havent posted for a while so here are just some photos of beautiful donkeys to brighten your day.

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Beautiful

Thank you 😊

Anthony Holland look at these beautiful pictures of Grace and her friends.

They’re beautiful.

Their all gorgeous ❤

Do u sell?

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