Wellington interactive digi-savants Resn raked in the trophies at the international Pixel awards, winning best agency, best in show and best experimental (for the JAG Jeans brand website) and two other suitably geeky space invader-themed awards (best music Site for Fat Freddy’s Drop TV and best animation for Nelson company 26000 Vodka’s website).
The Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) and PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) have spoken. And the digerati they are most pleased.
Fly Buys celebrated the handing out of five million reward redemptions in fine awkward style at Wellington Airport last week by gathering together an array of gift-bearing strangers, tromboners (!), middle-aged dancers, cartwheelers, humans in animal suits and a range of other carnies to surprise the winners of the …
Fun with sheep.
Fun with slides.
Fun with pucks.
The release of ANZ’s new ‘super-regional’ brand initiative is a very exciting time for the bank. So exciting, in fact, it forgot to check which country Cathedral Cove was located in.
For anyone unfortunate enough to be interviewed by the NZ Herald’s John Drinnan, the feeling will be depressingly familiar: our prompt and polite responses to an email query from him resulted in a selective, confusing and potentially damaging report in this morning’s NZ Herald.
In his weekly column …
Tuesday 17 November was the biggest news night of the week, with ONE chalking up 657,720 viewers and 3 News nabbing 350,070. TVNZ continues to dominate (and gloat). Best of the ad bunch: Circulon kitchenware evokes elderly tattoo cringe, a future scourge that should really be investigated by some kind of taskforce.
Another day, another massive list of new, exciting things to report.
Here’s a conundrum for Icebreaker: does it leverage the publicity of having one of its garments featured on the cover of a major US magazine, or risk being associated with an Alaskan “whack job” (more commentary, here) who seems to love nothing more than slaughtering beasts, raping the land …
Those festive folk at New Zealand Post’s targeted communications department have launched a new service for businesses and individuals hoping to send a few personalised cards over Christmas.
It’s fair to say that ridiculing New Zealand towns – or, more particularly, the slogans attached to them – is one of our nation’s favourite pastimes. And we have the metrics to prove it
Porter Novelli reeled in one of the biggest accounts in the country yesterday after it was appointed as Microsoft’s “public relations agency of record for product and corporate communications”. And, adding to the new account festivities, Big Communications and NewImproved have been enlisted as the creative agency partners for the hospitality arm of the 2011 Rugby World Cup.
Joanna Seddon, the executive vice president of Millward Brown and global head of Millward Brown Optimor, has been announced as the international keynote speaker for the 2009 Marketing Forum in December.
With an array of animated whizzbangery, a smoke machine, a sultry female robot voice from the future, some impressive ratings data and a fair degree of warranted braggadocio, TVNZ announced their new season line-up tonight.