PM the lumberjack wins NAB ad of the month

  • Advertising
  • October 1, 2009
  • Frances Chan
PM the lumberjack wins NAB ad of the month

The striking image of a muscly lumberjack body with a John Key face has won NAB’s September Newspaper Ad of the Month.

The Stop the Chop ad calls for action against the government making a new law that will allow people to chop down urban trees without permission. It was created by G2.

stop the chop

Judges Guy Roberts (TBWA) and Peter Ogden (JWT) said: “A great topical ad, perfect for newspapers.”

Ad credits:
Agency: G2
Creative Director: Stu Hinds
Head of Copy: Robin Powell
Account Director/Planner: Sarah Norrie
Retoucher: Peter Barker
Media Team: Hamish Roderick and Charlotte Lam (The Media Counsel)

A special mention was also given to Prime TV’s ‘True Blood’ ad, created by DraftFCB.

G2 wins $250 cashola, the ad is a finalist for Newspaper Ad of Year and will be sponsored into 2010 Axis Awards.

Any ad that runs in a New Zealand newspaper is eligible to enter this competition. Go to www.nabs.co.nz for all the info and to see past winners.

This is a community discussion forum. Comment is free but please respect our rules:

  1. Don’t be abusive or use sweary type words
  2. Don’t break the law: libel, slander and defamatory comments are forbidden
  3. Don’t resort to name-calling, mean-spiritedness, or slagging off
  4. Don’t pretend to be someone else.

If we find you doing these things, your comments will be edited without recourse and you may be asked to go away and reconsider your actions.
We respect the right to free speech and anonymous comments. Don’t abuse the privilege.

Josh Borthwick joins Stuff as commercial director

  • Advertising
  • July 16, 2018
  • StopPress Team
Josh Borthwick joins Stuff as commercial director

Stuff has announced Josh Borthwick will be joining the team as commercial director - agency and direct.

Read more
Next page
Results for

StopPress provides essential industry news and intelligence, updated daily. And the digital newsletter delivers the latest news to your inbox twice a week — for free!

©2009–2015 Tangible Media. All rights reserved.
Use of this site constitutes acceptance of our Privacy policy.


Contact Vernene Medcalf at +64 21 628 200 to advertise in StopPress.

View Media Kit