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.
The tail end of 2018 brought with it some major announcements between media companies and the booming out-of-home market. Nearly two months since NZME and Go Media enacted their partnership and MediaWorks and QMS Media announced their proposed merger, we have a chat with media agencies to see whether the latest developments are a sign of things to come.