Three men who kidnapped a penguin from Gold Coast SeaWorld have released video of the penguin in their apartment.
Richard Langston with Niven Rae, a Maketu local, and "Dash" the blue penguin.
A blue penguin affected by the oil leaking from grounded Rena has today taken its first swim after being washed.
The discovery of washed up oiled penguins could forecast a dire future for the environment after a NZ oil spill, a vet treating the birds says.
Happy Feet has two more nights aboard NIWA’s ship Tangaroa before he is released and those onboard say he is thriving, despite the rough sea conditions.
Happy Feet spent his first night on board NIWA’s ship Tangaroa last night as he starts the long journey to his drop-off point.
Those involved with Happy Feet’s journey took the time to express their excitement during a press conference held on the bridge of the Tangaroa today.
Today, the schedule gets much busier for the refugee emperor penguin as Zoo and NIWA staff make final preparations for his journey home, which starts this evening.
Dr Lisa Argilla talks about Happy Feet's final check-up before he begins his journey home tomorrow.
Wellington Zoo went all out today as they held a farewell party for Happy Feet who sets off on his homeward journey tomorrow.
It was a new crew that fed the beloved emperor penguin Happy Feet today as final preparations are made for his return to the wild on Monday.
Happy Feet the emperor penguin has just five days before he begins the long journey back to Antarctica.
The date of Happy Feet’s home-ward voyage was announced yesterday at Wellington Zoo and he leaves on August 29 aboard NIWA’s boat Tangaroa.
Happy Feet has become a creature of the Internet age.
The lost Emperor Penguin recovering at Wellington Zoo after an operation to remove sand, stones and sticks from its stomach is proving to be a tough young bird.
Releasing Happy Feet off the south coast of the country is the best option for its survival, according to a penguin researcher.
Wellington Zoo staff are still working to remove sticks and sand from the Kapiti Coast’s stranded emperor penguin.
The Kapiti Coast's stranded Emperor Penguin may have a ride home, but not until next February.
The prognosis for the Kapiti Coast’s Emperor Penguin who lost its way isn't looking good.
Nicknamed 'happy feet' the penguin's not rare or endangered, but it's a long way from home.
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