RIP: Shrek the Sheep

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RIP: Shrek the Sheep
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RIP: Shrek the Sheep -- who won over the hearts and minds of Kiwis everywhere (but mostly in New Zealand) when he was found six years after straying from his herd "sporting a massive fleece that made him appear three times his normal size" -- had to be put down by his owner, John Perriam, due failing health. He was 16.

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Extreme Accomplishment of the Day

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Extreme Accomplishment of the Day: 24-year-old kiwi Jed Mildon made action-sports history by performing the world's first (recorded) BMX triple backflip at today's Unit T3 Mindtricks BMX Jam in Taupo, New Zealand.

"This is the perfect result to three intensive months of practicing and training for this moment," Mildon said after landing the jump. "The impact and implications hasn't sunken in yet

Whoopsie Daisy of the Day

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Whoopsie Daisy of the Day
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Whoopsie Daisy of the Day: A truck driver from New Zealand who accidentally fell ass-first onto a compressed air nozzle is lucky to be alive.

"I was blowing up like a football... it felt like I had the bends, like in diving," Steven McCormack told the Whakatane Beacon. "I had no choice but just to lay there, blowing up like a balloon." McCormack said he was worried about ex

Adorable Animal Being Adorable of the Day:

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Adorable Animal of the Day: A rare white kiwi -- the first all-white chick to be hatched in captivity -- was welcomed into the world by employees of the Pukaha Mount Bruce wildlife center on May 1st.

"The kiwi population on Little Barrier Island has birds with white markings and some white kiwi, but this was still a big surprise," said Pukaha Mount Bruce Board Chairman Bo

Whoopsie Daisy of the Day

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Whoopsie Daisy of the Day
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Whoopsie Daisy of the Day: New Zealand MP Melissa Lee is a huge fan of her country's new three-strikes copyright infringement law (controversially passed under cover of Christchurch earthquake emergency legislation) which says that anyone suspected of sharing copyrighted material online three times will be severely fined and