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Seal Slaps Kayaker in the Face With An Octopus   video
Offbeat  (tags: unusual, bizarre, kayak, seal, octopus, slap, face, New Zealand )

Evelyn
- 15 days ago - youtu.be
A slap in the face is bad enough - but with an OCTOPUS?!!
New Zealand PM Takes Baby to U.N. Assembly
Offbeat  (tags: UN assembly, baby, PM, New Zealand )

Naoko
- 19 days ago - mainichi.jp
New Zealand's prime minister, who shot to international fame for giving birth while in office, turned heads Monday by bringing her 3-month-old daughter into the U.N. assembly hall.
Pregnant New Zealand Minister Bikes to Delivery Ward
Offbeat  (tags: unusual, healthy, New Zealand, minister, child )

Naoko
- 56 days ago - japantimes.co.jp
New Zealand's Minister for Women Julie Anne Genter has taken the cycle of life to a whole new level, biking her way to the hospital for the birth of her first child.
Meet the Police Cats Around New Zealand
Offbeat  (tags: police, cats, New Zealand )

Jeri
- 282 days ago - newshub.co.nz
Being a police officer can be a difficult job, but there are several across the country who have done an absolutely pawesome job.
A Theatre in New Zealand Just Made the Best All-Gender Restroom Sign
Offbeat  (tags: theatre, New Zealand, all-gender restroom, funny, humans, humor, world )

Lone
- 555 days ago - gaystarnews.com
Just a week after a school made its uniform options gender neutral, the local theatre has made its restrooms open to all identities with a pretty novel sign.
New Zealand Has the Most Seabirds on the Planet, and 90 Percent Are at Risk
Offbeat  (tags: animals, wildlife, protection, seabirds, New Zealand )

Anna
- 707 days ago - takepart.com
A government report blames fishing bycatch, pollution, and climate change for threatening the birds with extinction.
New Zealand's War on Cats Escalates to Name-Calling
Offbeat  (tags: cats, New Zealand )

Jeri
- 779 days ago - catster.com
A newspaper columnist says that cats are the Donald Trump of the animal kingdom, and he didnâEUR(TM)t mean it in a good way.
New Zealand Aims to Become Predator-Free By 2050
Offbeat  (tags: Non-Native predators, Indigenous wildlife, New Zealand )


- 806 days ago - bbc.co.uk
New Zealand has set a goal of eradicating all non-native predators within 35 years in order to protect the country's indigenous wildlife.
The Great Escape Of Inky The Octopus
Offbeat  (tags: Inky, Octopus, New Zealand, Escape, unusual, wildlife, world )

Fiona
- 915 days ago - theguardian.com
Staff believe the common New Zealand octopus fled its enclosure when the lid was left ajar and headed to freedom down a pipe that leads to the sea. Inky went home...a great story. Please note, comment, forward.
EU Referendum ;UK Stronger in EU, Says New Zealand PM
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- 924 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The prime minister of New Zealand has said Britain's position is stronger if it remains in the European Union
New Zealand Votes to Keep Flag in Referendum
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- 934 days ago - bbc.co.uk
New Zealanders have voted to keep their existing flag, preliminary results show, after a national referendum. The referendum asked whether the flag bearing the Union Jack should be replaced by a design called Silver Fern, which won an earlier ballot.
Woman Amazed to See a SEAL Clamber Onto Her ROOF Using Nothing But His Flippers After She Found It on Her Doorstep
Offbeat  (tags: seal, new zealand, house, roof, rescued )

Scooby
- 1049 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
A woman helped to guide a seal from harmâEUR(TM)s way after the sea mammal got stuck on her roof.
New Zealand: Mystery Over Scattered Possum Tails
Offbeat  (tags: Mystery, Animal, Possums, New Zealand )


- 1084 days ago - bbc.co.uk
People in northern New Zealand have been left puzzled by the appearance of thousands of possum tails along the region's roads.
GE Free Report Gets Backing From Anti-Vivisection Group
Offbeat  (tags: New Zealand, ge, medical, report, animal testing )

Scooby
- 1087 days ago - scoop.co.nz
A report released today by GE Free NZ highlights the many faults with 15 years of research on the genetic engineering of animals in NZ. The New Zealand Anti-Vivisection Society (NZAVS) are applauding the report as it shows how animal based research is
 

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