Kunekune piglet missing in Sumner

MYLES HUME
Last updated 11:11 16/07/2014
Peppa the kunekune pig
Supplied

MISSING: Peppa the kunekune pig was last seen on Sunday.

Relevant offers

Hills and Harbour

City council wants 16 Port Hills homes Crane collapses at Lyttelton Port Cosy coalition at Port Hills meeting New life for stricken bach Calls to make tunnel walk a regular event Super moon brings flooding threat Mobil not punished for jet fuel spill Call for big changes at port Hundreds farewell Lyttelton firefighter Worker denounces port safety

A popular member of the Sumner community has gone AWOL - Peppa the kunekune pig.

The five-month-old black and ginger piglet escaped through an open gate at the Lestrange's family home in Sumner on  Sunday, and now after almost four days of fearing for her safety they hope the community can ramp up its effort to locate the pet.

Mother Kerri Lestrange and her four children have posted pictures of Peppa on lamp posts, published a notice in a Sumner community newsletter and even taken to Facebook in a bid to raise awareness.

She was last sighted near the Sumner shops on Sunday, but that was all the family had heard following the disappearance.

''She has become well-known in the community, all the kids at school know her as well as in the community,'' Lestrange said.

''Unfortunately Sunday was really busy here in Sumner and there were a lot more people around then normal,

I'm hoping she's in someone's garden, rummaging around and eating the grass.''

She said if anyone spotted Peppa, they could contact her on (03) 3266057.

Ad Feedback

- The Press

Comments

Special offers

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content