Story: Pets

Colin’s

Colin’s

Colin’s arrives back in New Zealand after her unscheduled visit to South Korea in 2001. Colin’s, named for the Port Taranaki worker who adopted her, attracted international media attention when she was accidentally taken to South Korea on a methanol tanker. After a mid-ocean transfer was rejected as too dangerous, a pet food company paid for her to be flown back to New Zealand.

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Nancy Swarbrick, 'Pets - Pets and other animals', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/19732/colins (accessed 16 October 2019)

Story by Nancy Swarbrick, published 24 Nov 2008