TVCs of the Week: 21 August

  • TVC
  • August 21, 2012
  • Ben Fahy
TVCs of the Week: 21 August's it for: Vodafone by DraftFCB and Robber's Dog

Why we like it: Bumping up the New Zealandness, speaking in way Kiwis can relate to and enlisting James Rolleston as the Vodafone frontman works for us. Plus, as a lover of ridiculous ideas like carbonated pies, leftovers restaurants and iPhone hipflasks, the robot dolphin and possum cheese were appreciated.'s it for: Telecom by Saatchi & Saatchi and Robber's Dog.

Why we like it: Feigning illness to get your way is a laudable skill. And, as Tommy and Boris show in this very good follow-up to the launch ad, it seems technology can assist in this regard. 

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Rogue Society and Motion Sickness explain name change to Scapegrace

  • Advertising
  • March 17, 2018
  • Sarah Pollok
Rogue Society and Motion Sickness explain name change to Scapegrace

A new campaign by Rogue Society Gin, via Motion Sickness, declares they have ‘made a name for themselves’ and the New Zealand company doesn’t just mean figuratively. After an international scuffle with an American brewing company that had a beer called 'Rogue', the company has rebranded to be Scapegrace Dry Gin to better promote its product overseas.

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