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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.

Aussie George

George left Christchurch to travel to Ocean Grove in Victoria, Australia and had a lovely time at a kindergarten bear hunt the next week, meeting lots of other new bear friends.

The elopement


George met this fascinating auburn-haired she-bear and ran away to Auckland

Shrove Tuesday in London


George helping to make pancakes for shrove Tuesday in London.

George gets to his Forever Home!

After an endless day….3 flights in a crowded suitcase George arrived in his forever home. He now lives on a big lake north of Houston, TX

George’s journey with the Wilkinsons


Well George has had an exciting journey with us. When we left the hotel in Christchurch we went through Arthur’s pass onto Greymouth,then saw the glaciers at Franz Josef and trekked in the hot heat to see it, saw fox … Continue reading

George makes it to the UK!

George the bear enjoyed some further travelling round NZ with his companions Diane and Keith, before heading to Hong Kong for a few days. He has now been passed on to Daisy, their 6 month old granddaughter, to look after. … Continue reading

George Bear goes travelling


George Bear left Christchurch yesterday morning and travelled to Mount Cook with his new friends. He enjoyed staying at The Hermitage last night and this morning he was taken up to the Tasmin Glacier viewpoint. It was a bit windy … Continue reading