Author Josh Martin
As the digital TV switchover begins rolling out in New Zealand, the latest Canstar Blue survey on television viewing, ownership and purchasing habits has coughed up a bit of bad news for TV advertisers, with more than three-quarters of the 587 respondents saying they avoided watching ads and 31 percent recording TV and fast-forwarding through them.
Fly Buys’ new motto ‘Every time you swipe, something good happens’ became quite literal recently, with some interactive Adshels in Auckland and Wellington injecting some fun into the city streets.
An Auckland start-up is combining digital advertising and charitable causes to help improve the world—one desktop at a time. And the founders of DonateYourDesktop.co.nz hope they can soon put the screens of many millions of computers around the world to better use.