Wanted: Animals with talent and humans too
The backers of the New Zealand's Got Talent show want more animal antics.
The call came yesterday as auditions moved to Wellington a week after a dog won the talent show's British equivalent.
Ashleigh Butler, 17, scooped $1 million in prize money when her performing pooch Pudsey triumphed on Britain's Got Talentlast weekend. Butler has been offered millions of dollars more in sponsorship deals from pet food and equipment companies.
New Zealand's Got Talent, hosted by Tamati Coffey, is at present auditioning contestants around the country. The series is due to be screened on TVNZ this year. MORE>>