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04 February 2020

 
 
Human of the Year: Catherine Harris on inspiration, motivation and smashing the glass cliff phenomenon
 
 

At the end of 2019, Catherine Harris, CEO of TBWA, took home the Human of the Year Award in our third annual Stoppies Awards night. The judges acknowledged that Harris’s work across TBWA since her joining in 2017 had seen the company gradually incline after she was made CEO from managing director last year. Courtney Devereux

 
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  February 4, 2020
 
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NZ Government chooses Saatchi & Saatchi for upcoming referendums
 
 

It has been announced our government has enlisted the help of Saatchi & Saatchi as the agency of choice to bring the public information regarding the upcoming referendums. Paul Wilson, Managing Director of Saatchi & Saatchi New Zealand, said that the agency is pleased to have secured the opportunity to work on the national public

 
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YouTube’s top ads viewed by Kiwis in 2019 revealed
 
 

YouTube has released the leaderboard for its top ads that Kiwis chose to watch (yes, voluntarily) in 2019. From DDB and Colenso to YoungShand and BC&F Dentsu, Google’s creative development head takes us through the key trends these ads tap into. The YouTube Ads Leaderboard showcases the most creative and engaging ads – which were

 
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  February 3, 2020
 
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Saatchi & Saatchi welcome new senior creative
 
 

Saatchi & Saatchi New Zealand has announced the appointment of Cece Chu as a new senior creative. Coming from a senior role at Stanley St, Chu will be heading major creative accounts for Saatchi & Saatchi, including Heineken, My Food Bag, The New Zealand Olympic Committee and Toyota and Lexus. Cece said on her appointment,

 
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  February 3, 2020
 
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Phantom Billstickers head across the ditch
 
 

Phantom Billstickers has announced its first move to include Australia in its services, allowing New Zealand companies to now target cross-Tasman with the help of the out of home company. In a release, the company stated that although it is staying true to its Kiwi roots, the new expansion will allow clients to post on

 
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Entries now open for the first Lumo Pixel Award for 2020
 
 

Last year Lumo introduced the Pixel Awards to celebrate the creative space of the out of home industry. The first round of the competition is now open for February entries. Last November saw Colenso BBDO take home the 30k worth of free media across Lumo’s network and a travel package to SXSW in Austin Texas

 
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  February 4, 2020
 
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StopPress noticeboard: February 4
 
 

Ranger & Rolfe bring the heat, and Special Group wins a new pitch. Ranger & Rolfe prove they have the secret sauce The Stuff Paper Planes competition announced Ranger & Rolfe’s work for Texas Chicken as its grand winner. The ad was a simple yet effective as getting across the “Seriously Spicy” message for Texas

 
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  February 4, 2020
 
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Zavy + StopPress Social Scoreboard: Air NZ’s takes the top spot
 
 

Surprise, surprise, Air NZ remains the king of the Zavy Scoreboard for the first month of this year. This month Mitre 10 takes a stand and secures second. Air NZ continues to demonstrate the need to create relevant content to drive engagement and open a two-way dialogue with their audience. Using a mixture of cultural

 
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  February 4, 2020
 
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Ads of the week: February 4
 
 

Let’s spend an appropriate amount of time clapping for Trade Me and Sky Sports. Who is it for? BBDO for Trade Me Why we like it: There is something about Trade Me that they nail the Kiwi humour vibes again and again. This series of easy wit to get the message across has been a

 
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  February 4, 2020
 
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