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San Franciso…George escapes from Alcatraz

Thank God the bars weren’t too narrow !! George escapes Alcatraz….possibly the first bear to do so !!? Next stop Seattle

Our bear has fallen in love with someone else!

Greetings from Liverpool UK! Since Jan 2014 our bear has traveled through NZ, Ireland, England and has walked 320km from Leon in Spain to Santiago de Compestella. He has told us he has loved it [and us!]. However, he has … Continue reading

Cyclone George

This Georgie bear travelled from Christchurch NZ to Sydney Australia where he attended the Dolly Parton and Bruce Springsteen concerts. Georgie fell in love with Dolly and we had great troubles putting him back in the suitcase to travel home … Continue reading

George HB Kennedy


George has finally arrived at his new home in London, UK and is hoping to get his back fixed on the NHS. He’s had great fun traveling all around the South Island (the best island according to all the people … Continue reading


Since we adopted George ( January , 2013 ) George has travelled to Australia , the United States and Canada . Most recently he has travelled to Costa Rica . In September he will be heading to England , Wales … Continue reading

George Bear’s Travels

After I left Christchurch I traveled with my new family to Queenstown. Then we went to Melbourne and Hobart before going to Sydney and Port Douglas to dive the Great Barrier Reef. After that we flew to Auckland before heading … Continue reading

George Bear’s Travels

After a most enjoyable stay at the George in Christchurch, my adopted parents took me on a flight to Queenstown. Boy was it fun, went on the old steamship on Lake Wakitipu and then looked but didn’t jump at the … Continue reading

Welcome Home George!


My dad brought home George from The George and he now lives here with me in Campbells Creek. He is mine now and he made a new friend called Kiwi the bird. I bet he loved the George Hotel but … Continue reading

George has a new home

When I left Christchurch I joined a party of eight friends travelling by mini bus – we continued our travels Franz Josef Glacier – Queenstown – Milford Sound – Te Anau – Dunedin – Mount Cook (unfortunately the weather was … Continue reading

George in Doubtful Sound


George enjoyed meeting the captain on the Fiordland Navigator during his overnight cruise in Doubtful Sound.