Just six years shy of being the world's oldest man with Down Syndrome, May got into the celebratory spirit with family and friends in Taranaki.
The new face of the Labour Party leadership is small, furry and named Stuart.
One of these peas is not like the others.
When it comes to chilling out, no-one does it better than cats.
A Lower Hutt Rotarian is travelling to Borneo to see if a trial of New Zealand cows' milk agrees with orphaned elephants.
Eight-year-old boy raises money to save kiwi and gets a chance to meet one, up close and personal.
Basil was a wee dog who had a wonderful life despite facing more than his share of challenges.
Marz the rehomed huntaway helps kids to read by being such a good listener.
It's Team Fluff versus Team Ruff at the 2016 annual Puppy Bowl.
Veterinarian Dr Bruce Chard responds to reader questions about common pet problems.
Luigi and Bandito love the great outdoors and have even walked the 800km Camino trail in Spain.
At least once a day, a dog needs to get outdoors. And that's where it'll be at its most magnificent.
A Kiwi journalist encounters former laboratory chimps, left on an island to die.
His name is Monty. What more do you need to know?
"Leaps are my favourite because you can really 'wow' people."
A cat charity was blown away to discover its entire vet account of over $3000 had been paid off.
Does animal welfare belong in the classroom?
Dozens of ducks at the Dunedin Botanic Garden were left perplexed when the pond froze over.
Woman works full time to save 42 ducklings born the wrong side of spring.
Three new female meerkats are now running around at Brooklands Zoo.
This will melt your heart. Kangaroo joey clings to Aussie keeper, desperate for him not to go.
Comes with a house, chain and tether if that helps temp you.
The calf weighed a whopping 63 kilos at birth, and is the sixth white rhino at Hamilton Zoo.
He sure put the biscuit in the basket with this catchy tune.
It's OK to be a diva in this class.
For the first time in generations, Kiwi kids can't watch Sesame Street for free.
They met in wartime England and moved to NZ with barely a penny. Through it all, they loved and laughed.
Auckland Zoo has finally named its two baby capybara.
The beloved pet wasn't able to scoot his way out of this situation.