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19 June 2020

 
 
NZME announces Barbara Chapman as chair following Cullinane departure
 
 

Barbara Chapman as been announced as the new chair for NZME. The announcement comes after the departure of Peter Cullinane who resigned last week. Chapman has held the role of independent director of the NZME board since April 2018. She replaces former Chair Peter Cullinane who resigned last week. Cullinane took over as Chair in late

 
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  June 19, 2020
 
  StopPress Team
 
 
Bauer magazines sold to Australia’s Mercury Capital
 
 

Bauer media’s magazines in New Zealand and Australia have been sold to Australian private equity firm Mercury Capital. The Sydney-based firm has been in talks to buy the Bauer Australia magazine business for quite some time now, according to The Australian. On Wednesday Bauer issued a statement confirming that Mercury Capital will acquire all of Bauer Media

 
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  June 17, 2020
 
  StopPress Team
 
 
 
   
 
   
 
   
 
 
Juno magazine acquired by Opes Partners
 
 

It has been announced today that investment magazine Juno has been acquired by Opes Partners in a move to strengthen the offering of both businesses. Juno magazine was previously owned and published by Pie Funds, which founded the magazine six years ago. Now, even with a print run of 12,000 per quarter, the acquisition means

 
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  June 18, 2020
 
  Courtney Devereux
 
 
 
 
ColensoBBDO shows the heartbreaking truth of real lockdowns
 
 

WWF NZ and Colenso BBDO have reminded Kiwis that as we celebrate coming out of Lockdown, many animals will never get that chance. To draw attention to the illegal wildlife trade which sees thousands of animals kept in captivity for entertainment, abuse and financial gain, Colenso and WWF NZ have drawn the comparisons between our

 
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  News
 
  June 19, 2020
 
  Courtney Devereux
 
 
 
 
Pandemic highlights crisis planning needs: Agencies still the go-to provider
 
 

Crisis management has long been a vital tool in PR agencies’ toolbox – making them indispensable for many businesses and brands. The adaptability, experience, and strategic communications insights an agency offers is often difficult to replicate in-house during times of crisis. But if so many agencies offer the services, how do you differentiate your offering?

 
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  Storyteller Series
 
  June 18, 2020
 
  StopPress + Wright Communications
 
 
 
 
 
 
   
 
   
 
 
 
 
 
Vodafone Warriors and NeuroSpot: Demonstrating the marketing power of live sports sponsorship
 
 

At the end of the 2019 NRL season, The Vodafone Warriors and behavioural insights agency, NeuroSpot, used Kiwis love of sport to test subconscious emotional reactions to live event advertising and demonstrate the power of sponsorship. Using the trials and tribulations from a live Vodafone Warriors game, NeuroSpot tested audience members responses to sponsor’s messages

 
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  June 17, 2020
 
  StopPress + NeuroSpot
 
 
Blending brands: the rise of collaboration
 
 

It’s commonly accepted that, if nurtured correctly, there can be significant value built into a company’s brand – that collection of intangibles created by the sum of all experiences a customer has with a company and its people, services, products and communications. Big names like Coca Cola and apple are continually quoted as examples of

 
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  Opinion
 
  June 18, 2020
 
  Ben Rose
 
 
Dismantling racism in advertising: How we can move on from the white version of colour
 
 

I live in two very different worlds: I was raised white, and I have brown skin. Being brought up by loving Palagi (white) parents, I have the privilege and safety of knowing “how to be white” — in education spaces, at work, in everyday life. And at the same time, regardless of how much I

 
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  Opinion
 
  June 17, 2020
 
  Phoebe Smith
 
 
Futurescape Global Appoints new general manager
 
 

Glasshouse Consulting has recently appointed Christine O’Sullivan as the new Futurescape general manager after buying Futurescape Global a year and a half ago. O’Sullivan joins Futurescape from Goodman Fielder where she spent three years as the insights and innovation manager, where he role consisted of key product development launches, including the successful Kalo Authentic Greek

 
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  Movings/shakings
 
  June 18, 2020
 
  StopPress Team
 
 
StopPress noticeboard: June 18
 
 

Dentsu Aegis and TBWA NZ win big with exceptionally creative campaigns. Dentsu Aegis eliminates competition Dentsu Aegis has won four golds at the annual PR Awards Asia 2020 for its ‘A Momet Against Silence’ campaign during Movember. Dentsu Aegis was the only New Zealand agency featured in the awards and the campaign saw more wins

 
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  June 18, 2020
 
  StopPress Team
 
 
 
 
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