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28 July 2020

 
 
TVNZ-NZ Marketing Awards finalists announced
 
 

The first round of judging at the 2020 TVNZ-NZ Marketing Awards is complete, and we are proud to announce the impressive list of Next Level marketing initiatives that make up our finalists. The full list of finalists can be found here. Amidst a global pandemic and nationwide Lockdown, NZ Marketing magazine, StopPress and the Marketing

 
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  July 28, 2020
 
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Justin Mowday steps up to DDB Group CEO
 
 

Following the promotion of Marty O’Halloran to CEO of DDB Worldwide, Justin Mowday has stepped up to lead the whole New Zealand group business. His appointment follows a decade of strong growth within DDB, which saw the agency transition from a leading Kiwi agency to a leading global agency ranked in the top five most

 
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Steve Cochran moves to Saatchi & Saatchi as new CCO
 
 

Saatchi & Saatchi New Zealand has appointed Steve Cochran as their new Chief Creative Officer. The previous CCO, Toby Talbot, stepped down in February. Cochran is a creative heavy weight joining Saatchi & Saatchi following 22 years at Colenso most recently as ECD. Cochran has worked across multiple categories on iconic New Zealand brands like

 
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  July 27, 2020
 
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Special Group appointed as new agency for Public Trust
 
 

Following a competitive pitching process, Public Trust has moved its account to Special Group who is now the acting lead brand agency. “Public Trust is an organisation with an incredible history,” says Special Group managing partner Michael Redwood. “They deliver a vital service to Kiwi families and businesses, and as around half of us do

 
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Director Series: Dan Martin
 
 

In our StopPress Director Series we take five to chat to our industry’s top directors. In the director seat today, Dan Martin tells us of dream projects, sources of inspiration and applying a prodigious power-wedgie to Donald Trump. Was a career as a director always the plan?  I’d like to say it was my destiny

 
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Special Group launches new international work following account win
 
 

Just before Lockdown Special Group pitched for, and won, a seat at the table of Australian owned telecommunications company, Optus. Now, the local agency has shown how it can lead a behemoth of an international brand into the future, all the way from our vantage point at the beginning of the world. Following an international

 
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  July 27, 2020
 
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VideoTaxi’s subscription model: Fast, economical and a dream ride
 
 

VideoTaxi’s revolutionary subscription model means your business can profit from creative, technically excellent videos for less of your budget. Today, video comprises up to 80 percent of internet traffic and the Kiwi-owned video production company helps businesses to harness this marketing power and enjoy substantial cost savings. That’s because award-winning VideoTaxi is the first company

 
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  July 28, 2020
 
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Cant beat Welly on a good day: EightyOne discuss New Zealand’s creative capital
 
 

With its lively cafe culture, quirky opshops, public art works and a mesmerising museum, it’s only fitting that Wellington has been labelled New Zealand’s creative capital. Home to Te Papa, the national museum and art gallery, Royal NZ Ballet, NZ Symphony Orchestra and several professional theatres, the vibrant city is bursting with all kinds of

 
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Ads of the week: July 28
 
 

This week’s ads feature the beautiful Nelson Tasman region, a stand against New Zealand racism, and the wonders of just saying ‘yes.’ Who is it for: Nelson City Council and Tasman District Council for Nelson Tasman Why we like it: After being hit hard by Covid-19 it is inspiring to see the Nelson Tasman community’s

 
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