Industry happenings at Porter Novelli, Microsoft, Facebook, Bauer and Yango.
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A former Yahoo employee, who preferred to remain anonymous, revealed to StopPress this morning that all remaining editorial staff at the New Zealand office of Yahoo have been let go. PLUS: Yahoo New Zealand Facebook traffic redirected to Yahoo 7.
Industry happenings at MediaWorks, Young & Shand, NZME, SoundCloud and EditMate.
The Spinoff has had a lot to celebrate lately, having just blown out two candles, and now it’s hired its first general manager in Kerryanne Nelson. We chat to editor Duncan Greive about the hire and what this means for the team.
Industry happenings at Spark, Bare.pr, Anthem, Robber's Dog, Photoplay and Proof.
Air New Zealand has been pretty active lately, (with ‘active’ being the keyword here) releasing a couple of promotional videos in the lead up to the Hawke’s Bay International Marathon this weekend, with one featuring Air New Zealand flight attendants in their activewear, creating a parody of a parody. The airline has also released a few videos of New Zealand sporting heroes on its dedicated ‘Where to next’ online hub.
Industry happenings at Vodafone, Accenture, Tracta Advertising, Urban List and Z Card.
Industry happenings at RNZ, Tangible Media, Ogilvy & Mather, ASB, MediaWorks, Reel Factory, Google, Lightbox, Porter Novelli and Nielsen.
Two years after joining the agency from OMD, DDB's chief operating officer Chris Riley is set to depart.
Industry happenings at Spark, NZME, Dentsu Aegis, MediaWorks, Icebreaker, Pure SEO and Vega.
Industry happenings at Touchcast, Healthy Life Media, BOTAB, CAANZ and Blockhead.
Industry happenings at Springload, DesignWorks, NBR, MediaWorks, The Muesli Hub, GrabOne and Spikes Asia.
Earlier today, Fairfax Media Limited and APN News & Media Limited announced a proposed printing agreement that will see a consolidation of the pair’s printing processes in the upper North Island. Under the arrangement, APN will provide printing services to Fairfax in New Zealand for several newspapers at its Ellerslie facility, including the Waikato Times, Sunday Star-Times, Sunday News and other community titles. "The deal has not yet been finalised although the high-level terms have been approved," says an APN spokesperson.