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My Favourite Pet competition winners

Many many thanks to all of you who shared your stunning shots from your pet albums with us. We have loved watching the cats, dogs, mice and birds flow into our inbox. Because every pet entered had a clear personality all of its own, our Film Archive staff judges have had a hard time agreeing on just three winners!

But, after much consideration and tabulating of votes, we are excited to announce that the winners are: Continue reading

My Favourite PET – last entries

We’re impressed by the number of star pets across New Zealand!

This is the last round of contestants in the My Favourite Pet photo competition. The competition has now closed and the judges are considering all of the stunning pet entrants closely. The winners will be announced here on the Gauge blog shortly.

Read more about the My Favourite Pet competition here.


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Alanna’s dog, Hazel.

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International Pacific College visits PET

Earlier this month, a group of students visited our PET exhibition in Wellington, from the International Pacific College in Palmerston North.

The class was led by Pamela Peters and is taking an elective paper titled “Animal-Assisted Therapy and Assistance Animals.”

Some of the students talk about their own pet memories in this interview (click the link below to listen).

(Interview by Gareth Watkins)

PET poster web


More Staff Pets

It has been cat, dog, calf and magpie madness at the Film Archive, Wellington, since we opened our new PET exhibition!

Here are a few more favourite pet memories from Film Archive staff (see more staff pet stories here).


This is Jane, Outreach Screenings Manger, with one of her pet pigeons.

Listen to her story about the clever pigeons:

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My Favourite Pet – Entries so far 2

Here are some more stunning My Favourite Pet photo competition entries. Thank you all for sharing these with us – we’re really enjoying opening the inbox to find it full of cats, dogs, mice, birds and cows!

If you’d like to enter your own pet, we’d just love to see your photos. See the competition details at the bottom of this page.


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