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Arthur May celebrates 70

Arthur May celebrates his 70th birthday with friends and family in Oakura.  Arthur could be the oldest man with down ...

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.

Labour leader 'Stuart' Little?

Labour Leader Andrew Little's sign outside his New Plymouth office has been creatively vandalised into well-dressed ...

 The new face of the Labour Party leadership is small, furry and named Stuart.

Can you see the hidden pea?

Spot the laughing pea!

One of these peas is not like the others.

Furry Friday: Cats at rest

Cassey reclines with effortless style.

When it comes to chilling out, no-one does it better than cats.

Kiwi woman helping orphaned elephants video

Debbie Mair is working to find a economically viable milk product from NZ cow's milk for orphaned pygmy elephants in Borneo.

A Lower Hutt Rotarian is travelling to Borneo to see if a trial of New Zealand cows' milk agrees with orphaned elephants.

Monte meets a kiwi

Monte with Pukaha's Conservation Manager Todd Jenkinson checking out a DoC250 trap at Pukaha Mount Bruce Wildlife Centre.

Eight-year-old boy raises money to save kiwi and gets a chance to meet one, up close and personal.

A little dog's great life

Basil in his favourite element.

Basil was a wee dog who had a wonderful life despite facing more than his share of challenges.

The dog that's all ears

Harriet is scared of big dogs but enjoyed getting to know Marz.

Marz the rehomed huntaway helps kids to read by being such a good listener.

World's cutest game of sport gallery video

You can watch the Puppy Bowl XII on July 30.

It's Team Fluff versus Team Ruff at the 2016 annual Puppy Bowl.

What can I do for my dog's frequent ear problems?

To help prevent ear problems, ensure any hair growth around the entrance to your dog's  ear canal is kept short.

Veterinarian Dr Bruce Chard responds to reader questions about common pet problems.

Cat and dog's travel adventure

Luigi and Bandito accompanyed their owners on the Camino de Santiago trail.

Luigi and Bandito love the great outdoors and have even walked the 800km Camino trail in Spain.

Furry Friday: Happy dogs outdoors gallery

Kiva is the definition of splendour in the grass. She's a young Bernese Mountain Dog.

At least once a day, a dog needs to get outdoors. And that's where it'll be at its most magnificent.

Salvation for Liberia's ex-lab chimps video

Lucy, an orphaned chimpanzee, wasn't expected to survive.

A Kiwi journalist encounters former laboratory chimps, left on an island to die.

Meet the spectacular Monty

Monty has a lot of love to give.

His name is Monty. What more do you need to know?

Pupils point toes to compete gallery video

Miya Ishihara, 12, leaps for distinction in highland dancing in the New Plymouth Championships on July 16.

"Leaps are my favourite because you can really 'wow' people."

'Angel' pays vet bills for charity

Theo the kitten was taken in, hand-raised and bottle fed by Gutter Kitties in November, and adopted out in January.

A cat charity was blown away to discover its entire vet account of over $3000 had been paid off.

Teaching animal welfare

SPCA trainee inspector Hannah Dennison, 19, in the Southland SPCA education room with huntaway puppy Clinton.

Does animal welfare belong in the classroom?

Ducks quack ice video

Ducks walk on frozen water at the Dunedin Botanic Garden.

Dozens of ducks at the Dunedin Botanic Garden were left perplexed when the pond froze over.

'No chance to survive in wild' video

Kim Hartley has been looking after winter ducklings that were born wild where she lives in North Loburn, near Christchurch.

Woman works full time to save 42 ducklings born the wrong side of spring.

Meerkat mob for zoo

Lindiwe is one of three new meerkats now on display at Brooklands Zoo. Lindiwe means watchful or guard and by the looks ...

Three new female meerkats are now running around at Brooklands Zoo.

Watch: Joey gets clingy with keeper

Johanssen the joey just doesn't want to let go.

This will melt your heart. Kangaroo joey clings to Aussie keeper, desperate for him not to go.

Wanted: Sitter for a 'loving' goat video

Look at that little goaty face - who wouldn't want to take him home?

Comes with a house, chain and tether if that helps temp you.

The gourd things in life

Pumpkins are fine to grow but rather than eating them, they are much better hidden in the couch or fed to the cat.


New baby white rhino

Ambling along:  Kito and her new son take a stroll at the Hamilton Zoo.

The calf weighed a whopping 63 kilos at birth, and is the sixth white rhino at Hamilton Zoo.

Scoring a chance with tribute

Ted Normanton (centre) is delighted in hearing his song come to life by musicians (from left) Coral Adlam, Peter Galvin ...

He sure put the biscuit in the basket with this catchy tune.

Toddlers in tutus spreads magic

Melody Close is offering fairy wings and sparkles for her "Dancing Divas" holiday programme at Freedom Dance in New Plymouth.

It's OK to be a diva in this class.

Bravo kills off Sesame St video

Say goodbye to your favourite Sesame Street characters - they're gone from free-to-air TV in New Zealand.

For the first time in generations, Kiwi kids can't watch Sesame Street for free.

74 years together and counting video

Feilding couple Cyril and Beryl Norris have just celebrated their 74th wedding anniversary.

They met in wartime England and moved to NZ with barely a penny. Through it all, they loved and laughed.

Introducing Pepe and Pablo

Pepe and Pablo enjoy a healthy snack.

Auckland Zoo has finally named its two baby capybara.

Firefighters rescue cat

The cat was stuck in a wall of a Cambridge property.

The beloved pet wasn't able to scoot his way out of this situation.

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