This baby elephant playing with birds is all you need to make your day better.
Ridley the injured turtle has recovered enough to move to Auckland next week.
Apropos of nothing, this photo of a boar and her piglets came through our photo feed. We had to root around for context.
Marjorie Darnell says she didn't do anything special to get to 100; it was just something that happened.
It's all systems go, albeit slowly, for critically injured Ridley the turtle.
A walk around the block just won't do for Pinot. She prefers standup paddleboarding.
Annelies Vredeveldt thought she had lost Boris forever, but this Canadian hotel pulled out all the stops to reunite them.
The Invercargill police could be getting an adorable new recruit.
He may be pint-sized, however tiny blue-eyed MicroDave has a personality that's anything but.
Nobody knew Nibbles could dog-paddle. She is, after all, a guinea pig.
Whenever Basil gets loose in the garden, he goes looking for things to jump over.
Even cats sometimes make late night trips to Burger King.
If you’re sprucing up the space a child occupies, Deanna Bayley has found just the thing.
We never thought a matted clump of animal hair could bring us this much joy ... but it has.
She's been abandoned with her five kittens, had her leg broken and now this poor young cat may lose her leg altogether.
It took cat food and KFC, but the kitten which caught the attention of rockstar Ryan Adams has been captured.
Thames the police dog is back on the beat after surviving a week in the wild in May.
A terminally ill cat rescuer has already seen the "loveable rogue" of her collection find a new home.
It was even more of a wild ride than usual for a rafting guide who had a bear as his passenger.
No fur flew when dozens of cats came together at the New Zealand Cat Fancy National Show.
A young male monkey needed help in finding The One - it took a search across the Tasman to find his partner.
Those who take advantage of luxurious hotel services while they're on holiday will soon be able to give their pets the same royal treatment.
A whale calf spotted during an annual DOC survey is only the second seen in NZ waters since 2010.
A Nelson woman was shocked to learn that her dog was missing from a friend living in the UK.
A newborn whale calf has been seen during a Cook Strait whale survey.
The owner didn't blink an eyelid at his unusual 'puppies', until they grew up.
Cleared from quarantine, the zoo's five "otterly adorable" brothers are ready for the school holidays.
Our very own canine heroes are now the stars of their own collectible cards.
Cats are touchy things at the best of times. But now science has worked out how best to stroke them.
Dog owners get hot under the collar about endless restrictions on their poochy pals.