Film fans spot Jurassic Park favourite in Air New Zealand advert

Pete the Kiwi is voiced by Sam Neill

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Film fans spot Jurassic favourite in Air New Zealand advert

Air New Zealand has just launched its first global campaign in the UK - and Jurassic Park fans will no doubt recognise the star!

The new short film Better Way to Fly stars 'Pete the Kiwi', a bird trying to explore the world but finding himself unable to fly - and his voice quickly captured film fans' attention.

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In fact, it's actor Sam Neill - Dr. Alan Grant in the hit 1993 film about dinosaurs - who voices the adorable bird, even making a a cameo in the clip himself.

The short quirky video, which sees Air New Zealand giving Pete a helping hand, offers a glimpse into some of the airline's most popular routes including London Heathrow to Auckland via Los Angeles, or gateway options across Asia and North America.

(And you get a sneak peek inside their stylish and comfortable cabins too!).

Credits: Air New Zealand

Sam Neill voices 'Pete the Kiwi'

Pete indulges in the delicious award-winning food and drinks, sits back and relaxes for a tad of TV entertainment, and even bumps into Sam Neill himself in the Business Premier cabin.

He also gives advice on the best things to do in New Zealand, from wine-tasting, to fly fishing orthe heart-racing bungee jumping – and in the process, giving us all a major dose of wanderlust.

If you're feeling tempted, return prices start from £839pp in economy, flying from London orManchester, stopping off at Singapore and heading onwards to Auckland and Christchurch.

Fan of Lord of the Rings? From Auckland take a day trip to the Hobbiton movie set and Waitomo Caves, or set off from Christchurch for a 9-hour adventure to the mystical Edoras.

Credits: Air New Zealand

A sneak peek inside Air New Zealand's luxury cabin

If that's not your thing, then don't worry, there's plenty of breathtaking scenery sure to blow you away.

Meanwhile, if you're a foodie, wine-enthusiast, enjoy outdoor activities, wildlife spotting or soaking up the culture, then New Zealand's got heaps to offer and more.

It's also one of the world's most beautiful countries so be sure to pack your camera, you'll want to capture every moment!

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