All posts tagged: commercial

Monday Bunday: Air New Zealand Tortoise and Hare Video

For an airline for a tiny country like New Zealand, Air New Zealand sure do get their branding right. From their their many humorous, sexy, or epic safety videos, to their award winning, left of centre uniforms, they might take time to grow on you or you might like them instantly. Here is Air New Zealand’s brand spanking new commercial called The Tortoise and the Hare. Featuring a tortoise, a hare, a red fox in red heels, mountain biking, a cheese board, a chopper and all shot in the beautiful scenery around Wanaka, New Zealand. The Koala and I did a little road trip around this area two years ago. Check out my write up on it here.

Monday Bunday: Flappie

Flappie the bunny gets a Christmas surprise. A Dutch commercial. The beginning of the video looks grim but it has a happy ending!   From Wiki: Flappie is the name of a Dutch Christmas song written by comedian Youp van ‘t Hek in 1985 The song describes Youp’s remembering Christmas morning of 1961…He looked in his rabbit cage, only to find that his pet rabbit Flappie was missing. He went to his mother to ask for help looking for the rabbit, and his mother told him that he’d have to wait for his father, who was busy in the shed. However, if Youp goes off to play, he’ll get a treat later.  Youp feels incredibly guilty about his pet rabbit – he could have sworn that he locked the gate, and now his thoughts were that his poor rabbit had frozen overnight in the snow. His father eventually comes to help look for Flappie in the woods and by the lake, but there’s no sign of the rabbit. During the meal on that fateful Christmas Day, …