Conservation and comfort

Heating New Zealand's only dedicated wildlife hospital

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  • Baxi Power HT floor standing condensing gas boilers 150kW x2
  • Fernox x1


Attached to Massey University’s veterinary school, Wildbase Hospital is New Zealand's only dedicated wildlife hospital. Wildbase is at the forefront of veterinary care of New Zealand’s native birds, half of which are classified as threatened or endangered.

Location: Palmerston North
Mechanical Contractor: Total Sheet Metals
Consultant: eCubed


Central Heating New Zealand provided 2 Baxi Power HT 1.150 (150kW) floor-standing condensing gas boilers with stainless steel combustion chambers and electronic cascade management.


The three-storey, highly-glazed atrium is effectively warmed with underfloor heating. Purpose-built aviaries, designed to help individual native fauna are kept at a constant temperature to aid recovery from from illness and injury.

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