Augusto has stepped into the political fray, helping Labour to pull together a TV ad featuring new party leader Jacinda Ardern.
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Wendy’s and Augusto are getting real about bacon addiction in a new campaign to promote the range of Baconator burgers.
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Later this year, New Zealand will host some of the world's golfing superstars during the Mckayson New Zealand Women’s Open. And to build the hype, sports marketing agency The Clubhouse and Augusto turned Auckland backyards into a green for Lydia Ko.
Augusto has just added Discovery’s Everest Rescue Series to its growing portfolio of global TV series and documentaries. We chat to agency's general manager Oliver Sealy and executive producer Cass Avery about the arduous journey it took to get this thing off the ground.
With the appointment of Angus McNab as new chief strategy and international officer, Augusto has signalled its intent to move beyond local borders. We chat to the new recruit, managing director Michelle Walshe and general manager Oliver Sealy about exploring new frontiers.
Following the sneak peak earlier this week, today Adidas revealed the new All Blacks' jersey with a Facebook video by Augusto that racked up hundreds of likes in the first half an hour with thousands to follow. And all this for what is essentially a slight variation on a predominantly black shirt.
Earlier this month, a young Auckland professional made headlines for using Facebook to try and land his dream job. Edward McKnight used ads on the social media site to target ASB staff as a way of applying for the role of youth and innovation sponsorship manager at the bank. And while McKnight has yet to be offered a job at ASB, it’s a sign that the traditional recruitment process of sending in a CV and crossing your fingers may be in for a shake-up. Hoping to do just that is the new recruitment platform PreviewMe. Set to have its beta version go live early next month, the website hopes to reduce the pain points of both candidates and employers by introducing video to the recruitment process.
Industry happenings at OMD Wellington, MediaWorks, Augusto, APN Outdoor and Robber's Dog.
Mitre 10 has made a play to take advantage of growing online audiences by creating its own on-demand, video-streaming channel, via Augusto, servicing DIY-spirited Kiwis with a host of original home improvement-themed content.
Wendy's has launched a TVC to promote its new pulled beef range. The spot, via its new agency Augusto, features team members of the Vodafone Warriors taste-testing the range and getting covered in its saucy fillings in the process.
The traditional perception of golf usually evokes images of diamond-patterned shirts, cheese cutters, pastel sweaters, loafers and affluent white men. This long-standing reputation is so entrenched that it even led to the urban myth that the word golf was in fact an acronym for 'gentleman only, ladies forbidden'. This, of course, isn't true, but the stereotype has long prevailed in golfing, leading to it being seen as a rich man's sport or a hobby for retirees. But NZ Golf is on a mission to change this.
360-degree video, which has been described as the next big thing in tech for 2016, is slowly gaining traction in New Zealand as brands begin experimenting with it in creative ways. Here’s a rundown of how a few of them have been using it so far. PLUS: a first-hand account of Augusto’s experience with the technology.