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26 May 2020

 
 
“Now we can make our decisions” – Two minutes with Stuff owner, Sinead Boucher
 
 

Read the original story here. This week saw CEO of Stuff Sinead Boucher purchase the company for $1. Here she takes us through what this means for creating Stuff’s own destiny and whether she’ll pay the $1 cash or bank transfer. A historic day in New Zealand media happened on May 25 as one of

 
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  May 26, 2020
 
  Courtney Devereux
 
 
Socialites and The Social Club join forces
 
 

Socialites Group and The Social Club have combined their strengths to now offer New Zealand’s largest influencer marketing agency. The acquisition itself was competed over Zoom during the Covid-19 lockdown, with the deal finalised and taking effect on May 21. Socialites, which celebrates its tenth birthday this year, is headed by Wendy Thompson and Mel

 
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  May 25, 2020
 
  Courtney Devereux
 
 
 
   
 
   
 
   
 
 
StopPress noticeboard: May 22
 
 

Big Communications takes out the win, Principals creates new brand identity for T&G Fresh, and Adhesive appointed PR for Hootsuite. Hoot-Sweet for Adhesive Independent PR agency Adhesive has been tasked with driving Hootsuite’s communication across Australia and New Zealand. Anna Koleth, Head of Marketing – Australia and New Zealand, Hootsuite said, “Adhesive was the clear choice

 
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  News
 
  May 22, 2020
 
  StopPress Team
 
 
 
 
MediaWorks announces 130 job losses
 
 

MediaWorks has announced that 130 staff are being redundant in its radio and sales teams. The media company owns the Newshub and Bravo televisions channels and The Edge, The Rock, More FM and the Breeze radio networks. MediaWorks chief executive Michael Anderson told his staff, in an email, the plans for the restructure on Monday

 
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  News
 
  May 25, 2020
 
  Radio New Zealand
 
 
 
 
Big Communications and Pioneer launch amoosing campaign
 
 

New Zealand’s leading supplier of maize hybrids, Pioneer, and Big Communications agency have teamed up to release a quirky campaign featuring Kiwi chef Al Brown and several hungry cows. The campaign acts as a promotion of maize to New Zealand farmers due to its multiple benefits, including extended milking, improved reproductive performance, and higher farm

 
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  May 25, 2020
 
  Mollie Edwards
 
 
 
 
 
 
   
 
   
 
 
 
 
 
HeyYou agency grows with new PR arm
 
 

HeyYou has increased its offering to clients by way of a new partner who is set to expand their PR and content offering. Fleur Skinner, formerly GM of lifestyle marketing agency MKTG, has joined the strategy and design studio to extend and grow the business. The business, run by Andy Bennett and Jacquie Bennett was

 
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  News
 
  May 26, 2020
 
  StopPress Team
 
 
Stuff shows the strength of journalism at Voyager Awards
 
 

The Voyager Media Awards this year saw Stuff take out the win in 20 categories out of 51. The wins for Stuff showed its strength of local journalism across multiple platforms. Well deserved wins went across to Stuff’s journalist team; including Stuff’s Lawrence Smith who won Video Journalist of the Year; and Dana Johannsen took

 
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  May 25, 2020
 
  StopPress Team
 
 
DarkHorse adds L’Oreal NZ and Starbucks NZ to portfolio
 
 

DarkHorse agency has announced today the inclusion of L’Oreal New Zealand and Starbucks New Zealand into its portfolio. DarkHorse has had a partnership with L’Oreal for the past three years and has now been appointed and their brand experience agency for the next two years. “Starbucks is one of the most recognisable brands in the

 
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  May 25, 2020
 
  StopPress Team
 
 
Ads of the week: May 26
 
 

Community kindness, ANZ and uhh cows, this week’s round up of ads scream New Zealand. Who is it for: Big Communications for Pioneer Why we like it: Now maize isn’t the most exciting thing for most people, however for dairy farmers and cows its very important. Big Communications has done a great job of advertising

 
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  Ads of the week
 
  May 26, 2020
 
  StopPress Team
 
 
 
 
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