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13 December 2019

 
 
Feliz Navi-done: Happy Holidays from StopPress
 
 

Being our last newsletter for 2019, the StopPress team would just like to thank you for your support this year and wish you a happy, safe, booze-filled break. We will be back to fill up our newsfeed and hit your inboxes from the 13th of January. What a year its been! We’ve had a lot

 
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  December 13, 2019
 
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DDB NZ, Special Group and Sam Stuchbury see gold at Campaign Asia Agency of the Year
 
 

As the year draws to a close, there’s one more round of award winners to celebrate, after the Campaign Asia Agency of the Year winners were announced last night. For the Australia/New Zealand region, DDB New Zealand and Special Group each took a silver award in both the New Zealand Creative Agency of the Year

 
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Keep on reapin’ on: The Swim Reaper rises for another summer of water warnings
 
 

He hath risen. The Swim Reaper is back and more determined to collect some ‘flesh sacks’ that don’t take water safety seriously in 2020. This time, with the help from ‘Bertha’ his death prediction machine, and sporting his funky new apparel range. The Swim Reaper is now a famous influencer, with almost half a million

 
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  December 11, 2019
 
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TRA and Think TV Top 10: Festive fibs take the top spot this holiday season
 
 

ThinkTV and TRA’s bi-monthly viewer-led research has announced the top 10 viewer favourite ads on TV. Fittingly, Festive Fibs took the top spot, while Lotto continues to hold strong. The final top ten for this decade has brought in a very festive feeling with NZ Post’s Festive Fib’s by FCB taking the top spot, only

 
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Syphilis is back and better than ever warns FCB
 
 

Back from the dark ages, Syphilis the sexually transmitted disease is back with a vengeance. New Zealand Aids Foundation (NZAF), Durex and FCB have teamed up to help raise awareness, helping adults stay safe, rather than syphy. Syphilis has become such a problem in this country, that it’s now at its highest levels ever. In

 
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Top ten most-read StopPress stories of 2019
 
 

It goes without saying that every year has its highs and lows, and as we here at StopPress look to wind down the last 365 days with sun and alcohol, it’s also time for us to look back at which stories really managed to hit the mark in 2019.  It’s been a full-on year in our industry, with

 
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TVNZ-NZ Marketing Awards: NZ Aids Foundation educates its community, wins Not-for-Profit Award
 
 

With an ambitious goal of ending new transmissions of HIV by 2025, the NZ Aids Foundation is on a mission to educate its community about sexual health and a good sex life. The Challenge As a not-for-profit in the public health sector, the NZ AIDS Foundation’s (NZAF) strategy aims to maximise the public health outcomes

 
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  December 13, 2019
 
  StopPress Team
 
 
Top ten movies of 2019 show cinema viewing on the rise
 
 

The New Zealand box office is undoubtedly experiencing a golden age of cinema backed by a year of continued ‘Super Bowl’ moments. Here, Matt Termain of Val Morgan Group takes us through the year of year top ten films, audiences and most anticipated for 2020. Avengers: Endgame broke a global record to become the highest

 
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  December 12, 2019
 
  Matt Tremain
 
 
StopPress anniversary: Portfolio Recruitment on triumphs and challenges in the industry
 
 

StopPress turned 10 this year and to help celebrate we spoke to some of the partners that have supported us since day one. Here, Portfolio Recruitment talks about how the recruitment sector has changed, and what the biggest challenges have been since 2009. Q&A with Debbie Kitson, Carolyn Armstrong and Annie McCulloch. What have been

 
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  December 13, 2019
 
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BC&F Dentsu tell friends to shove it this summer
 
 

The all impressive BC&F Dentsu ‘Brewery, Distillery and Designery’ has rolled out its next thoughtful Christmas gift to its friends and partners; Up Yours. Nothing screams Summer like a cold beer and a BBQ, so Dentsu has combined the best of both worlds and encouraged recipients to get amoungst and shove a can of beer

 
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  December 12, 2019
 
  Courtney Devereux
 
 
The compendium: 13 December
 
 

Our blatant likes and dislikes of international ads from our intense snooping. There is nothing I love more than when an advert brings us all together for the holidays. Especially when that community is fueled by hate for this, now viral, Peloton bike ad. Personally, I don’t think it’s sexist, however, it is clueless, stupid,

 
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