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Police save Marmalade's bacon

Sergeant Phil Rowden is on good terms with Marmalade despite the kunekune pig leaving an unwanted mess in the back of his police car.

Police just wanted to get Marmalade home but if the kunekune pig was grateful he didn't show it.

Doggy dress-up open to all

All sorts of dogs are welcome at the fun day, held at the New Zealand Kennel Club Showgrounds in Ardmore.

 Dogs will don their glad rags for a dress-up day with a difference.

A picture paints a lot of love

Madeleine Sefton with her first foster dog Rosie.

Madeleine Sefton says she understands the many foster cats and dogs that pass through her house because there is one thing they all need - love.

Hector's dolphin baby spotted video

Hector's dolphins are among the most endangered species in the world. These two were spotted near Akaroa on Sunday morning.

The first Hector's dolphin calf of the season has been spotted by tourists in Akaroa Harbour.

Missing dog returns... two years on

Stephanie Burke Sparks and Kera Bagwell with Kelly Thomas, Ted Kupferman and Bear.

Bear fled in terror following a car crash in 2013, but now two good samaritans have finally reunited him with his tearful owners.

Kittens visit Stuff's newsroom video

This SPCA kitten is dreaming of a brighter future.

When we learnt felines would be carted throughout workplaces on Friday, we were loath to miss out.

Catitude in cabs gallery video

The SPCA's Jorja Bennetts and Uber driver Stewart Hendaryo will be out and about making kitten playtime deliveries around Wellington on Friday to promote pet adoption.

Craving a cuddle with a cute feline? Uber will deliver some to your office for a small SPCA donation.

Out-of-control dart gets monkey

Winnie, the Wellington Zoo spider monkey that was hit by a wayward tranquilliser dart.

Winnie the Wellington Zoo spider monkey was minding her own business ... then, thwak.

Auckland Zoo's giraffe on the move

Two of the giraffe herd Shira will be leaving behind at Auckland Zoo

Auckland giraffe Shira has begun a three-day road and sea voyage bound for a new life on the mainland.

This man's wife cries at everything

Lex Gillies, left, has been known to cry when hungover at pictures of piglets

Comedian found his wife's tendency to weep so intriguing he documented each meltdown for a month. 

Couple let dog film their wedding

The end result might not be easy viewing for those that suffer from motion sickness, but Ryder the husky captured a mesmerising wedding video for her owners.

If you're gobsmacked by the astronomical cost of hiring a videographer for your big day, then here's your solution.

Birthday money used for foodbank

Lachlan Wasley, 8, drops off his donation to New Plymouth's Community Food Bank.

"I don't need any more," says eight-year-old Lachlan Wasley, who bought groceries for the food bank with his birthday money.

Bats to be serenaded

After listening to the choir, members of the public will be able to catch a glimpse of the bats in their natural habitat at the Pelorus Bridge Scenic reserve.

An Australian choir is coming to Marlborough and they want to sing to bats.

Pooch's pot scare video

Skooby was out walking with owner Sandra when he found some cannabis and ate it.

Perth pooch's 'limbs trembling' after getting into scooby snacks that were actually pot.

Man's new best friend

Nicky and Joseph Burston, with Dynamo the goat.

Move over dogs, goats are man's new best friend.

Penguins try to pull off zoo escape video

The plucky little pack try to evade their keeper.

The five fugitives were clad in black, like real pros. However one thing gave them away - little wet footprints.

Purr-fect farewell for school cat

Sox relaxes in the sun at Willowbank School.

An East Auckland school is mourning the loss of its very own cat, arguably the school's unofficial mascot.

Meet BigBird, the friendly pelican

BigBird washed ashore at Greystoke Mahale two years ago and has been there ever since.

This pelican enjoys sea kayaking, long walks on the beach, and having dinner with his mates at camp.

Second chance for blind calf

Born in Whangamomona, Tofu is now living in Upper Hutt after being rescued by Carolyn Press-McKenzie from HUHA.

The future of a lonely, blind calf looks bright, thanks to the tender care of a Taranaki farming family and the woman who helped rescue him.

Backyard pig Bruce a champion

Bruce the pig gets a Coruba rum after taking out Champion Boar at the Canterbury A&P Show.

Backyard pig Bruce likes rum, dogs and having run-ins with the law. Now he's a champion at the Canterbury Show.

Auckland office workers let out for walkies video

Office workers in central Auckland got to hang out with dogs from Auckland Council animal shelter

The inaugural Auckland Council animal shelters' doggy walkies has brought stress relief to frazzled corporates.

Review: NZ's first cat cafe video

Cats lounging in The Cat Lounge.

Auckland's Cat Lounge has only been open four days but has already had 580 customers through its doors.

Toddler can't keep up her tantrum

She tries hard, but eventually some squeaky shoes turn little Yeso's frown upside down.

Thanks to this adorable video, we may have a solution for those of you forced to live with people prone to epic sulks.

'Dogs never judge' video

Aparima College pupil Grayson Elder, 12, reads to Yissa the golden retriever on Thursday.

They may lack confidence reading with their classmates, so kids down south are practising with dogs.

Kiwis leave Christmas Island video

An image from Christmas Island detention centre released by Australian Immigration Minister Peter Dutton's office.

Seven Kiwis - described as "extreme-risk" - have been flown out of the Christmas Island detention centre.

Quack troops soldier on video

This family of 19 ducks have a nest somewhere close to Masterton District Council and for the last few days they have been making a bold trek to the lake at Queen Elizabeth Park about half a kilometre away through town.

Through traffic, parks, and even Armistice Day commemorations, Masterton's ducks march on.

Wonderful life with alpacas video

Robyn Anderson gives one of her alpacas a peck in the rain.

Out in rural Selwyn, an enterprising couple have swapped the hum of the city for the hum of alpacas.

What is the best way to help pets cope with fireworks?

Plan ahead to comfort your pets during the fireworks season.

Plan ahead to comfort your pets during the fireworks season,

The calf that thinks he's a dog video

Goliath likes to sneak inside and snuggle on the couch.

Goliath likes to relax on the couch and has developed a taste for dog food.

Cuddles with Oscar the purr-fect medicine

Oscar and his owner Beth Barnes. Oscar is part of an SPCA pet therapy programme and visits the Alzheimers Marlborough day programme each fortnight.

Beth Barnes brings her red burmese cat Oscar to the Alzheimers Marlborough day programme every fortnight as part of Marlborough SPCA's pet therapy scheme. 

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