Kōrero: Auckland places

Kashin the elephant

Kashin the elephant

Auckland Zoo opened in Western Springs in 1922, after taking over the animals of a private zoo in Onehunga. It increased its collection by asking business people to bring back animals from overseas trips. In 1973 the elephant Kashin was bought with funds provided by a local bank. The bank distributes Kashin piggy banks to young savers.

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Te Ara - The Encyclopedia of New Zealand
Photograph by Melanie Lovell-Smith

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Margaret McClure, 'Auckland places - Western suburbs: Ponsonby to Hillsborough', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/16185/kashin-the-elephant (accessed 18 September 2021)

He kōrero nā Margaret McClure, updated 5 Aug 2016