The pre-Christmas and summer-themed campaigns meant Colmar Brunton was spoiled for choice when determining the winner of the Ad Impact Award for November but above all, it was Farmers’ ‘Secret Santa’ by FCB that stood out.
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Ahead of the festive holiday campaigns rolled out in November and December, October saw a flurry of new brand ads hit our screens, and of the several ads Colmar Brunton had New Zealanders evaluate, Vodafone's 'Hello' campaign came out on top.
It was a busy September with a range of brands releasing new spots in the lead up to the warmer months of the year. There could, however, only be one Colmar Brunton Ad Impact winner, and this time we saw a repeat winner step up to the podium.
Anchor's 'Protein plus 30' campaign by Colenso BBDO was the clear winner of the Ad Impact Award for August.
Whittaker's star-studded 'Destinations' ad, featuring Nigella Lawson and a few of her friends, was the standout creative effort in what was a highly competitive month.
Colmar Brunton has announced the brand ads that had the most impact in April and while there's usually an overall winner of the Ad Impact Award, this time, Sanitarium, Youi and 2degrees share the recognition.
By confronting the problematic use of the earth's resources and offering a solution, Z Energy has taken home Colmar Brunton's March Ad Impact Award for the second year in a row with 'We can do better'.
Another month, another round of TVCs hitting our screens and after feedback from New Zealanders, Colmar Brunton has crowned McDonald's ‘Middle Seat’ spot by DDB the February Ad Impact Award winner.
Following public assessment of last month's ads, Colmar Brunton says brands have set a high standard for the rest of the year. But only one could come out on top for January, and it was Air New Zealand that proved to have the most impact with its 'Love' video.
As the new year kicks off, we revisit 2016 one last time to congratulate The Warehouse for its November 2016 Ad Impact Award win with ‘Get that Christmas Feeling’.
My Food Bag's 'Delivering bags of goodness' campaign by Saatchi & Saatchi came out on top in the latest round of Colmar Brunton's Ad Impact Awards, followed not far behind by Countdown's 'How good do savings feel?' spot by Ogilvy.
September proved to be the month of storytelling, with many high quality adverts on our screens and Colmar Brunton finding the New Zealand public unable to pick a favourite out of New World’s ‘Little Garden’ and Bay Audiology’s ‘Hearing check’. In the end, the consumer research firm succumbed and gave both adverts September Ad Impact Awards.
2degrees has come out on top of Colmar Brunton's August Ad Impact Award for its ‘Where does your data disappear to’ TVC, via Special Group and The Sweet Shop, which gets creative to explain mobile data to consumers.
AMI's quirky renters insurance ad by Colenso BBDO has been named July's Ad Impact Award winner for its entertaining delivery of the policy.
New research from Colmar Brunton has probed New Zealand's social media habits to find that while Facebook is no longer the latest thing, and may be considered less cool that the likes of SnapChat and Instagram, it remains the most popular social media platform and the most likely to be addictive to Kiwis.