New book looks for local adfolk to shed light on New Zealand's advertising history

  • Win
  • April 11, 2012
  • Ben Fahy
New book looks for local adfolk to shed light on New Zealand's advertising history

An old Minties ad featured in the Otago Daily Times

The New Zealand ad landscape is littered with interesting stories (and interesting storytellers). But the industry's institutional memory often leaves a lot to be desired. So, in an effort to remedy that, Idealog editor and ex-NBR AdMedia reporter Hazel Phllips is currently writing a book charting the history of New Zealand advertising. The book will be published by Penguin next year and Phillips (email her here) is looking for interviews and information from people who worked in advertising and marketing back in the mists of time. She's also looking to make contact with the marketing departments of major New Zealand brands that have iconic campaigns in their archives and would be willing to have the imagery used in the book or have information about the timelines of campaigns and their brands' general history. To grease the wheels of history—and possibly dredge up a few classic local ads of yore—we have a D&AD 11 book to give away, so add your favorite New Zealand ad to the comment wall and it could be yours.

 

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  • Advertising
  • April 28, 2017
  • Erin McKenzie
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With ​​Survivor New Zealand set to hit screens on 7 May, TVNZ has released another round of its campaign with a colourful, energetic video via TVNZ Blacksand, as well as unveiling the contestants. We chat to executive creative director Jens Hertzum about giving the local format a contemporary and fun feel.

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