In the house, on the roof, with a hammer, atop a Pegasus

  • TVC
  • April 16, 2012
  • Ben Fahy

Who's it for: HRV by Y&R Auckland and Curious Film

Why we like it: Comparing the quality of New Zealand with the poor quality of New Zealand's housing stock is smart idea and offers a nice combination of pride and shame. Beautifully shot, a great song and a world away in terms of quality from HRV's previous advertising efforts. Watch it here.

Youtube VideoWho's it for: Genesis Energy by DraftFCB

Why we like it: Everyone loves a hero. And everyone also loves seeing mad pukeko skills in action.

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Who's it for: Mitre 10 by DraftFCB and Exposure

Why we like it: While PlaceMakers buttered up the trade recently. Mitre 10 instead gives those who decide to use tradesmen grief and further instills the belief that DIY is in our DNA.

Youtube VideoWho's it for: Moro by DDB

Why we like it: It's certainly polarising. It's certainly ridiculous. And, as some have pointed out, it's certainly derivative. But, as Skittles has shown, weird and OTT advertising seems to work in candyland—and, for the meme generation, in pop culture (here's the ursine number)

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Axis 2018: Colenso BBDO set for back-to-back success, DDB Group and Ogilvy & Mather follow

  • Awards
  • February 22, 2018
  • StopPress Team
Axis 2018: Colenso BBDO set for back-to-back success, DDB Group and Ogilvy & Mather follow

The Commercial Communications Council has released the finalists for the upcoming Axis Awards and it’s set to be Colenso BBDO’s night for the second year running as it makes the list 80 times. The agency is followed by DDB Group’s 53 mentions, Ogilvy & Mather’s 41, Clemenger BBDO Wellington’s 37 and FCB’s 33. We check out some of the work set to score on the night.

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