Tony Ratcliffe's relationship with Jumbo the African elephant lasted longer than any of his previous three marriages.
Pigs rescued by the mayor which have been used to potentially help save lives may soon be retired.
He can't speak and doesn't wear clothes, but that hasn't stopped him being voted in for a third term.
We all waste time on the internet, but this guy became an expert on it.
Noodles are taking over tobacco as the preferred underground currency inmates use in US prisons.
A man who found a giant pearl worth $137m kept it as a lucky charm under the bed for 10 years.
News report accidentally broadcasts mobile number of a City of Perth ranger. Hilarity ensues.
Japanese monks put their inner beauty on show to outshine each other in a Most Handsome Monks pageant.
Firefighters in China had to use scissors to free a four-year-old who had stuck his head into a sofa.
Sir Nils Olav has done pretty well in Norway's military, for a penguin in Edinburgh.
Four men who broke into a school in small Aussie town left an unwelcome gift - three live crocodiles.
Mexican restaurant in Hamilton has a new item on its menu – and it's a nice, healthy snack you don't have to feel guilty about.
The affectionate Espresso to Go cat has gone missing after he was mauled by a dog.
Man had "uncontrollable urge" to eat knives. It took a team of surgeons to extract them.
It sounded like "a plane crashing", but one Wadestown resident may have found the cause.
A curiosity in the capital gives a hint of how standards were set before GPS and modern technology.
Waihi residents concerned about the aggressive behaviour and all-night crowing of roosters that have been dumped at a reserve.
Presenter couldn't help but laugh as two people got busy in the background.
For the first time ever more than 50,000 Australian visitors came here in July, and tourist spending is up 18 per cent.
Steve Francis is seeking to convert folk fans to the ways of extreme metal.
Roan Upson has been studying the dictionary.
He's been on the community board 15 years but can't run for election this year because he might not be a citizen.
Residents in rural Marlborough are on the lookout for a feathered hoodlum leaving bicycle seats and spa pool covers in its wake.
Dad was left "trippin'", crawling on the floor, and yelling obscenities at the family cat after eating his kids' brownies.
Crates of live chickens landed right in front of a KFC - and it was all caught on camera by a vegan.
Residents in the capital woke to what sounded like "a petrol tanker blowing up".
Could you walk around town while blindfolded?
Owners are paying the equivalent of business class plane tickets to take their pets on holiday.
Security forces resort to interesting new tactic to stop migrants entering Hungary.
Alpacas, ladybugs, worms, guinea pigs, tarantulas and one donkey brought into NZ over year.