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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 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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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...

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Photos from Hee-Haw Halfway House, formerly Foghorn Farm Donkey Training's post ... See MoreSee Less

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This is a repost from an American donkey rescue fb page www.heehawhalfwayhouse.com/

Erool and Flynn are loving the sunshine. Haltered up and ready for a walk. ... See MoreSee Less

Erool and Flynn are loving the sunshine. Haltered up and ready for a walk.

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Looking fabulous ❤️

Flynn is becoming very good at being led. ... See MoreSee Less

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Such a handsome boy

How can I get him so cute

Totally cute ❤️

Love those fluffy ears! 😍

Love those ears...

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Morning☀️ ... See MoreSee Less

Morning☀️

It's cold and wet but we are inside munching on lovely hay - Errol and Flynn ... See MoreSee Less

Its cold and wet but we are inside munching on lovely hay - Errol and Flynn

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I was told not to use such good hay it’s too rich for them! Also does anyone hard feed and if so what do you feed and how often? Thanks

Where do you get your lovely hay from? I struggle to find any good stuff up here

It's cold and wet but (from left to right) Clark Oscar and Gable are at the buffet ... See MoreSee Less

Its cold and wet but (from left to right) Clark Oscar and Gable are at the buffet

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they are like mine hiding inside and eating what a good life

Poor Oscar is already shorter than the little fellas

Looking at the happy end of business and its looking good 👍

Chomp chomp and chomp.. that’s so neat ❤️

Butt this hay is luberly!

Donkeys favourite hay😊

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Errol and Flynn have been gelded and have been weaned now for three days. They still call out occasionally for mum but Uncle Oscar is watching over them ... See MoreSee Less

Errol and Flynn have been gelded and have been weaned now for three days. They still call out occasionally for mum but Uncle Oscar is watching over them

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Uncle Oscar is doing a fabulous job❤️ no doubt he will also be educating the young lads ❤️

Good job uncle Oscar, filling the spot of mum and teaching the boys too. Great the boys are doing well after gelding.

Uncle Oscar - such a cool dude

Loving that winter fringe!

Will you be looking for homes for these cuties or will they stay with you?

❤️❤️

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We are both so cute!! Flynn & Errol ... See MoreSee Less

We are both so cute!! Flynn & Errol

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Errol, we need to visit these cuties! 😍 Especially to get a photo together 🤪

Lovely boys

That you are, boys! That you are!

Kim Shepherd go on.

Errol and Flynn were gelded on Wednesday. All is well. They are both running around happily today. Here are a few shots of Errols ordeal. Thanks to the lovely vets at Vet Services Wairarapa. If you can donate to the Trust to assist with costs please go to our website donkeymuletrust.org.nz/donate. Any contribution will be greatly appreciated ... See MoreSee Less

Errol and Flynn were gelded on Wednesday. All is well. They are both running around happily today. Here are a few shots of Errols ordeal. Thanks to the lovely vets at Vet Services Wairarapa. If you can donate to the Trust to assist with costs please go to our website donkeymuletrust.org.nz/donate.  Any contribution will be greatly appreciated

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So good it all went well, happy donkey life❤😊

Gotta be done ✅

My boy Ben doesn't like to run anywhere but FOMO has got him trotting to catch the others on their morning run. ... See MoreSee Less

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Great track! Poor Ben, just wants to be included!

Cool track for them, Ben decided better keep up to join in❤

What metal is on your track?

He's so beautiful 😍

Flynn at 4 days old and now at 6 months old ....still has that same look in his eyes. ... See MoreSee Less

Flynn at 4 days old and now at 6 months old ....still has that same look in his eyes.

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Hehehe a young lad who is going to get up to no good 🤣🤣

He is rocking his winter hair do!

What a wee treasure

Oh my goodness 🖤🖤🖤

Gorgeous

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Humphrey and Bogart will be going home soon. We will miss them. They have been such a joy. ... See MoreSee Less

Humphrey and Bogart will be going home soon. We will miss them. They have been such a joy.

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What a pair of cuties

Digby and Delilah are keeping my big girl company. These two have come a long way, love their food and treats and are getting much more accepting of humans (and donkeys) in their lives. ... See MoreSee Less

Digby and Delilah are keeping my big girl company. These two have come a long way, love their food and treats and are getting much more accepting of humans (and donkeys) in their lives.

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Trio of cuties

Good morning it's breakfast time! ... See MoreSee Less

Good morning its breakfast time!

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I love that munching sound

Little beauties ! Love them ❤️

So lovely eh. I enjoy watching when mine tuck in every morning.

Beauties!!❤️❤️❤️

Aww beautiful if any of these need a forever home please let me know

Happiness is sharing ❤️❤️

Gorgeous donkeys munching happily, always happy when mine much on their hay❤

Happy donkeys and ideal hay box.

Just wondering where you got your hay box from please?

I should show my guys how yours share. Mine could be bettered mannered methinks xx

Ours are waiting for theirs …..

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Flynn...who u looking at? ... See MoreSee Less

Flynn...who u looking at?

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Gorgeous kind eye

Beautiful❤️

Beautiful 😍

Dinner. Why is Flynn always covered in straw whereas Errol is pristine? ... See MoreSee Less

Dinner. Why is Flynn always covered in straw whereas Errol is pristine?

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It's Errol - flinging his food over Flynn and making it look like he's always perfect. Flynn is being set up!

He is enjoying his dinner!!

Flynn has more fun eating.

You may remember Humphrey and Bogart who were rehomed in December last year. Well, today they arrived for their two week vacation while their owner is overseas. Here is everyone coming to say Hi ... See MoreSee Less

You may remember Humphrey and Bogart who were rehomed in December last year. Well, today they arrived for their two week vacation while their owner is overseas. Here is everyone coming to say Hi

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Wow.. so clean.. not like my white ones😏 I’m sure they will enjoy their holiday. I’m looking forward to more photos of them during their stay ❤️

Must be good to see them again & they would enjoy their holiday with you

They look good so must be well looked after. Lucky donkeys.

They have grown!

They are looking good!

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Our International Donkey Day post with a photo of the magnificent Clark has been our most popular to date. Huge thanks to those who have liked, commented and in particular shared our posts. The more people who know of the Trust the more donkeys and owners we can help. Here's Clark and Gable to say thanks.

donkeymuletrust.org.nz/donate/
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Our International Donkey Day post with a photo of the magnificent Clark has been our most popular to date.  Huge thanks to those who have liked, commented and in particular shared our posts.  The more people who know of the Trust the more donkeys and owners we can help.  Heres Clark and Gable to say thanks.

https://donkeymuletrust.org.nz/donate/

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Such handsome lads ❤️

Lovely boys and what great names.

International Donkey Day 8 May 2022

Today is the day to celebrate these wonderful animals. Their character, happy demeanour, and love for each other and their people.

Spending time with donkeys is never wasted.
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International Donkey Day 8 May 2022

Today is the day to celebrate these wonderful animals.  Their character, happy demeanour, and love for each other and their people.

Spending time with donkeys is never wasted.

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To be in the company of my donkeys is always one of the best times, their so lovable ❤❤

Beautiful 🥰So wise & serene !!! 💝💝💕

Who could not melt seeing this beautiful animal.

Gorgeous 🥰

Adorable 🙂

Rachael Elizabeth

Hayley Paillandi we would love a donkey, please can we xxxxx

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Our beautiful sets of full colour greeting cards are available for purchase. Printed on premium linen card, these A6-sized cards are blank inside and can be used for any occasion.
donkeymuletrust.org.nz/cards/

Special thanks to Pauline Sainsbury, Jo Reid, and Mary Kusabs for their amazing illustrations that make these cards so unique.

Proceeds go to support the Trust’s efforts of care and rehabilitation for donkeys and mules.
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Our beautiful sets of full colour greeting cards are available for purchase. Printed on premium linen card, these A6-sized cards are blank inside and can be used for any occasion.
https://donkeymuletrust.org.nz/cards/

Special thanks to Pauline Sainsbury, Jo Reid, and Mary Kusabs for their amazing illustrations that make these cards so unique.

Proceeds go to support the Trust’s efforts of care and rehabilitation for donkeys and mules.

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I am using mine and they are delightful. Worth every cent.

My daughter had donkeys at her Monganui property .... they were delightful.

Beautiful! 😍

Just bought some cards.

Our beautiful sets of full colour greeting cards are available for purchase. Printed on premium linen card, these A6-sized cards are blank inside and can be used for any occasion.
donkeymuletrust.org.nz/cards/

Special thanks to Pauline Sainsbury, Jo Reid, and Mary Kusabs for their amazing illustrations that make these cards so unique.

Proceeds go to support the Trust’s efforts of care and rehabilitation for donkeys and mules.
... See MoreSee Less

Our beautiful sets of full colour greeting cards are available for purchase. Printed on premium linen card, these A6-sized cards are blank inside and can be used for any occasion.
https://donkeymuletrust.org.nz/cards/

Special thanks to Pauline Sainsbury, Jo Reid, and Mary Kusabs for their amazing illustrations that make these cards so unique.

Proceeds go to support the Trust’s efforts of care and rehabilitation for donkeys and mules.

The lady said I had to have my photo taken for the Trust 2023 calendar so she groomed me loads as I am very grubby and put a mask on me and a dog coat to keep me clean until i got my picture taken. What I do for art....! ... See MoreSee Less

The lady said I had to have my photo taken for the Trust 2023 calendar so she groomed me loads as I am very grubby and put a mask on me and a dog coat to keep me clean until i got my picture taken. What I do for art....!

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Poor dude looks so ashamed!

Watcha doing? ... See MoreSee Less

Watcha doing?

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“Watching you”😆❤️❤️

They look very much like the donkey I got through the Protection society in Canterbury. His name was Hailees Comet. Sadly now passed but a joy to have around. With the same enquiring attitude

What lovely faces. They know it is nearly dinner time.

Aww heres looking at you beautiful Donkey xx

Luv it❤️

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