Clemenger BBDO has issued an industry-wide invitation to the Wellington launch of Promoting Prosperity – the Art of Early New Zealand Advertising, a lavish 440-page hard-cover book that features 880 of the most beautiful NZ ad images ever created. The launch of Peter Alsop’s & Gary Stewart’s book (which featured in a multi-page full-colour spread [...]
Colenso BBDO has won a pitch for Volkswagen NZ, bringing to an end a famous 11-year relationship with DDB. Three agencies took part in the pitch – Colenso, DDB and Assignment Group.
Freemans Bay-based marketing and promotional agency Belowtheline has been named as a finalist in Australia’s B&T Awards. The only independent NZ agency to make the cut, it’s a finalist in the Promotional Marketing Agency of the Year category.
Meanwhile, Belowtheline and Ponsonby-based digital agency Satellite Media have launched an app that brings the Anchor Cow and other Fonterra products to life in supermarkets using augmented reality.
Universal Music Publishing’s production library, UPPM, has forged a partnership with Toronto-based audio workflow tools provider to create UPPM U-Drive, a groundbreaking, custom-made, searchable, production music hard drive.
Rumours are circulating about a pitch for BMW. The incumbent, DraftFCB, is said to be in the frame, but the other pitchers were unknown at press time. DDB, now unencumbered by VW, may well throw their hat in the ring.
Heineken has launched new global ‘best of’ its video Dropped via Wieden + Kennedy Amsterdam.
Scotch brand Johnnie Walker has launched a new global Keep Walking integrated campaign fronted by its latest From the Future spot via BBH London.
DDB and Sky TV have launched an offbeat new brand TVC on TV and cinema.
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Rotorua’s new television commercial campaign – created by downtown Auckland agency mediaR – goes to air tonight. It aims to challenge people’s perception of the city and to encourage Kiwis to rediscover the region’s hidden gems.
Clemenger BBDO’s Simon Wharton & James Burton have taken the August ORCA for their NZTA GPS vs campaign, which reminds us to drive phone-free.
30 September 2013
NEW YORK, New York – For the first time in the history of Interbrand’s Best Global Brands report, there is a new #1 brand: Apple.
Mango general manager Bob Glancy has resigned to write a book. He leaves the agency in 10 days – on Friday 11 October.
DDB has created a heart-wrenching 1min 40sec TVC for Paw Justice – the organisation set up to oppose testing party pills on dogs.
DraftFCB has been named as a finalist in the Medium-Large Workplace (150-399 employees) category for the Kenexa 2013 New Zealand Best Workplaces Survey.
Around 200 publishers and journalists attended the new-look Magazine Awards last night at Q Theatre. In line with the new awards criteria there were no Supreme awards this year – instead the MPA awarded three Best Magazines – Idealog, NZ Rugby World and NZ Life & Leisure.
Colenso BBDO and BNZ deployed 3D facial imaging technology to produce their new EmotionScan campaign, which aims to allow Kiwis to find out how they really feel about money.