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09 February 2021

 
 
Mini MBA spot up for grabs thanks to oOh!
 
 

As oOh!media New Zealand takes Calibre to the streets, the company is offering one industry professional the chance to win a spot on a top marketing mini MBA course. It’s an opportunity to develop marketing smarts at the same time the New Zealand Out of Home industry is getting smarter, with key suppliers across the

 
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  February 9, 2021
 
  Monique McKenzie
 
 
Countdown and M&C Saatchi present Value you can Count on
 
 

The start of the school year means extra expenses for families, and with the uncertainties surrounding Covid, these pressures are being felt more than ever.  With this in mind, Countdown is helping families stretch their precious budgets further by demonstrating the many ways the supermarket offers value for money.  In their latest spot with M&C

 
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Verizon Media Academy returns for 2021
 
 

Verizon Media has opened nominations to its  industry-leading talent programme, Verizon Media Academy. The expanded programme returns for its third year, providing the next generation of industry leaders with new opportunities to build their personal brand, accelerate their careers and build their personal resilience and adaptability.  The Verizon Media Academy programme will be held over

 
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  February 9, 2021
 
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Discovery NZ welcomes six new hires
 
 

Discovery NZ has made half a dozen key hires to its commercial division, among which is Jas Gierlinski, who has been appointed General Manager – Agency.  Responsible for TV and digital revenues, Gierlinski joins Discovery NZ after seven successful years as PHD’s Group Business Director where he worked with a number of significant local brands.  Gierlinski

 
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New data shows ad market recovery continues
 
 

New Zealand’s advertising market has rebounded strongly from recent Covid-related declines, finishing the year on a high by reporting a 10.4 percent increase in December ad spend which in turn has led to a 4.9 percent increase in December quarter ad spend.  Strong growth by each of the TV (+15.3 percent), Digital (+19.2 percent) and

 
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Flight Digital strengthens leadership team
 
 

Independent digital agency Flight Digital has beefed up its leadership with the addition of former Isobar New Zealand CEO Ian Howard and tech entrepreneur Taylor Abernethy-Newman to its team.  Howard left his role at Isobar New Zealand in March 2020. His previous roles include Managing Director of award-winning independent creative and technology agency Little Giant,

 
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Asia Pacific Effie Awards names two new Heads of Jury
 
 

Effie Asia Pacific has announced Alex Lubar, President of McCann Worldgroup Asia Pacific and Erica Kerner, SVP, Head of Marketing Strategy & Partnerships, Commercial at ONE Championship, as the first two Heads of Jury for the APAC Effie Awards 2021. No strangers to the Effie Awards, they will lead and moderate the judging sessions to

 
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Mango and New Balance step into partnership
 
 

New Balance has appointed Mango Communications as its PR agency following a competitive pitch process.   The agency is now responsible for leading all media and influencer relations in the New Zealand market, helping the brand put its best foot forward in preparation for new launches and growth in 2021.  New Balance New Zealand Marketing Manager

 
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