Animal lovers to give animal love

  • Marketing
  • December 14, 2009
  • Ben Fahy
Animal lovers to give animal love

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Christmas is a time of family, binge-eating and falling asleep in the ambrosia at 3pm. But for some of our fellow beasts, as you can see in the Save the Children fund's top-notch stop motion Animal Love dating video, Christmas often just enhances their crushing loneliness.

Created by Corpse Bride and Coraline animator Antony Elworthy, the entertaining, slightly pitiable anthropomorphs are intended to bring attention to Save the Children's Wish List, where benevolent souls can buy friends and family practical gifts for Christmas, such as yaks, goats and chickens, and then send them overseas to those less fortunate.

So, if you're interested in some festive giving, head over to the Animal Love website (not that one) and help the animals find true love. Or check out some of the other philanthropic ventures on offer this Christmas.

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Simply the best: The prestigious Purple Pin winners of the 2018 Best Awards

  • Awards
  • September 25, 2018
  • Elly Strang
Simply the best: The prestigious Purple Pin winners of the 2018 Best Awards

From a calming, machine-learning led interactive experience at Starship Children’s Hospital, to the story of a goat that acts as anti-bullying initiative and teaches children the effect their actions can have, the best in New Zealand design was crowned at the 2018 Best Awards on the weekend – and a discussion about gender equality in design has been brought to the industry's attention. Here are the supreme winners, and a statement from the Designers Institute of New Zealand (DINZ) CEO Cathy Veninga on the protests that took place.

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