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Blacky Is the Only One-Eyed Wheelchair Cat in New Zealand
Offbeat  (tags: interesting, off-beat, society, pets, cats, courage, awesome, New Zealand )

Zora
- 594 days ago - catster.com
He lost an eye, then some mobility, but Blacky has an awesome set of wheels and an attitude.
Full Moon Silhouette   video
Offbeat  (tags: Full Moon Rising, 1/28/13, Mount Victoria Lookout, New Zealand, Wellington, Full Moon Silouette, spectacular, breathtaking )

Dandelion
- 694 days ago - youtube.com
A real time video of the moon rising over the Mount Victoria Lookout in Wellington, New Zealand. People had gathered up there this night to get the best view possible of the moon rising on 28th January 2013.
Breathtaking Time-Lapse Video Captures New Zealand's North Island Over Six Months : TreeHugger
Offbeat  (tags: breathtaking, timelapse, new zealand, video, interesting )

Tamara
- 711 days ago - treehugger.com
Photographer Bevan Percival has put together a stunning piece of art, showing the star-packed night skies and landscapes of New Zealand's North Island.
New Year's Eve 2011: Celebrations Around The World (PHOTOS)
Offbeat  (tags: New Year's Eve, celebrations, NY, Times Square, Dick Clark, Big Ball, New Zealand, Australia, Asia, Europe, S.America )

Barb
- 1183 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
NEW YORK -- With glittering fireworks and star-studded celebrations from New Zealand to Times Square, the world eagerly welcomed a new year and hoped for a better future Saturday, saying goodbye to a year full of hurricanes, tsunamis and economic....
Penguins Rescued From New Zealand Oil Spill Released
Offbeat  (tags: rescued blue penguins, oil spill, new zealand, rescued, released )

Simone
- 1218 days ago - wwf.panda.org
The first little blue penguins affected by the Rena oil spill were released back into the wild at Mount Maunganui on Tuesday, after several weeks of recovery and care by WWF staff and other members of New Zealand's National Oiled Wildlife Recovery Team.
Aussies Help Rescue Animals in NZ Oil Spill
Offbeat  (tags: australia, new zealand, wildife, activists, working together, oil spill animal victims, rescuing )

Simone
- 1261 days ago - abc.net.au
Australian wildlife experts are helping to save animals affected by the New Zealand cargo ship accident in the Bay of Plenty. The 47,000 tonne cargo Rena ran aground last week off the North Island, spilling oil and debris into the ocean.
'Significant' Oil Leak From Stranded New Zealand Ship
Offbeat  (tags: Significant, oil, leak, stranded, New Zealand, ship )

Agnes
- 1266 days ago - bbc.co.uk
New Zealand officials say a "significant" amount of oil is now leaking from a cargo ship stranded on a reef off the country's North Island.
P-P-P-Picking Up My Passport! Lost Penguin Happy Feet Finally Goes Home Two Months After Life-Saving Operation
Offbeat  (tags: new zealand, recovering, happy feet, misplaced penguin, returning home, well )

Simone
- 1309 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
A lost emperor penguin who was found 3,000 miles from Antarctica is being returned home after having lifesaving surgery. Happy Feet has been nursed back to health at a New Zealand zoo
Japanese Architect Tackles New Christchurch Cathedral
Offbeat  (tags: New Zealand, Christchurch, earthquake, Cathedral, architect, unlikely, Japanese, cardboard, Feb.22, temporary, structure, unusual )

Naoko
- 1316 days ago - asahi.com
A Japanese architect is using an unlikely construction material in his race against time to build a towering structure that will replace Christchurch Cathedral after an earthquake earlier this year ravaged the city icon.
Lost Penguin Gets Cold Shoulder In New Zealand (VIDEO/POLL)
Offbeat  (tags: cruelty, young penguin, stranded, new zealand, controversy, antarctic emperor )

Simone
- 1375 days ago - globalanimal.org
A curator at the Museum of New Zealand predicts demise for the young penguin unless there's intervention. The Department of Conservation, though, has decided to not return the penguin home, preferring to let 'nature take its course.' But why knowingly
Animal Justice Fund
Offbeat  (tags: new zealand, farm animals, captive animals, animal welfare, legalisation, litigation, public awareness )

Simone
- 1603 days ago - animaljusticefund.org.nz
The Animal Justice Fund (AJF) is a multi-million dollar fund established to promote animal welfare through strategic litigation and public awareness campaigns. In particular, the AJF seeks to facilitate the prosecution of persons or businesses who
Rescuers Transport Pilot Whales to New Beach
Offbeat  (tags: new zealand, pilot whales, stranded, beach, rescued, relocated, new beach )

Simone
- 1648 days ago - 3news.co.nz
Pilot whales could be seen dangling several metres in the air as they were lifted onto trucks today - it seemed like the most unnatural thing in the world. However, after stranding in Spirits Bay two days ago volunteers felt they needed to transfer
More Than 700 Horses Used in NZ Research in 2009
Offbeat  (tags: new zealand, statistics, 700 horses, research, deaths, abuse, cruelty )

Simone
- 1653 days ago - horsetalk.co.nz
A total of 709 horses were used in New Zealand for research in 2009, latest figures reveal.
Thieves Steal Funds Raised in Britain for Lion Man
Offbeat  (tags: controversy, lion man, new zealand, thieves, funds stolen, investigation )

Simone
- 1658 days ago - nzherald.co.nz
Lion Man Craig Busch will not let scammers put him off trying to regain Whangarei's Zion Wildlife Gardens or open another big-cat park.
New Zealand: Dog Shoots Owner in the Butt
Offbeat  (tags: New Zealand, dog shoots owner, in the butt )

Bev
- 1719 days ago - examiner.com
A 40 year old New Zealand man is recovering from surgery to remove a bullet from his left buttock after being shot by his dog.
 

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