Heinz Wattie’s has launched a new campaign via The Business featuring all the things we love about the brand’s most-loved canned food, like its unpretentious nature and the fact it allows us to slurp, suck, crunch and add copious amounts of grated cheese.
Poetry is being shared in all corners of the country on this fine day, as today marks the 19th annual National Poetry Day, which from March this year became known as Phantom Billstickers National Poetry Day after the company penned a sponsorship agreement. In commemoration of the day, we share some favourite poems from people in the industry (and our office, because why not).
Advertising veteran and co-founder of Idealog David MacGregor recently contacted StopPress about his involvement in an exhibition of art by a collection of what he describes as "New Zealand's faded advertising stars". Dubbed Escape Artists, the exhibition will launch at the Depot Artspace in Devonport on 3 September, with a charity auction of works by the featured artists at 2.00pm.
This morning, at The Vitrine in Grey Lynn, Bauer unveiled a new lifestyle magazine brand fronted by celebrity chef Nadia Lim. Dubbed Nadia, the bi-monthly publication will debut to the public on 17 October, as Bauer distributes a hefty run of 60,000 copies to supermarkets and bookstores throughout the nation.
An ethical fashion rating app was launched yesterday, dubbed Good On You, which is free for Kiwis to download and provides a way for consumers to see how fashion brands in New Zealand stack up in regard to ethical practices.
Media experts have expressed frustration at the fact Broadcasting minister Amy Adams will keep restrictions on advertising over Easter Weekend and on Sunday mornings (albeit with some exceptions) in place under the proposed Digital Convergence Bill.