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14 April 2020

 
 
ICG leadership team confirms stability amidst market uncertainty
 
 

Following the unforeseen difficulties the media landscape has faced due to Covid-19, Image Centre Group’s (ICG) senior leadership team has released a statement reaffirming its commitment to readers and clients. Companies across New Zealand are operating in unprecedented times amidst the countrywide Covid-19 Level 4 lockdown. While this is a time of uncertainty for many

 
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  April 7, 2020
 
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Meridian and BC&F Dentsu introduce high energy kids show for lockdown
 
 

BC&F Dentsu and Meridian are teaming up with KidsCan Charitable Trust and OMD to bring a high energy half-hour TV show to Kiwi kids’ screens. As New Zealand enters its third week of lockdown, entertaining children becomes slightly harder. A teddy bear search, rainbow drawing campaign and easter egg hunt have been on the agenda

 
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  April 8, 2020
 
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The Easter Bunny and Method introduce AR Easter hunt
 
 

In light of Easter fast approaching, Method, alongside the Easter Bunny, has created an augmented reality indoor easter egg hunt to keep kids engaged while the country is in lockdown. As we are told to stay within our homes and with our immediate circle, this year’s Easter may feel different for many families. However, it

 
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  April 9, 2020
 
  Mollie Edwards
 
 
 
 
DDB, OMD and KidsCan launch Covid-19 charity initiative
 
 

DDB and OMD NZ are paring up with KidsCan to promote a new $19 for Covid-19 charity initiative. The appeal is set to help families who have been hit hard during the pandemic. Funds raised will allow KidsCan to supply and deliver an extra 3,000 emergency food packages for families going hungry in remote areas

 
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  April 9, 2020
 
  Courtney Devereux
 
 
 
 
The Growery nabs Anne Chen from Bauer
 
 

The Growery has announced the appointment of Anne Chen as its new growth partner. Chen comes from her previous role as GM digital and new ventures at Bauer Media.  Chen was originally at Bauer Media since July of 2019, where she was the general manager of digital and new ventures. Before hand Chen was the

 
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  April 9, 2020
 
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“Dear human.”
 
 

“We’re in a unique moment in history for brands to be beacons for their customers, yet badly executed customer journeys risk doing the opposite,” explores Sharon Henderson, managing director of Federation. In this unprecedented moment in history, one that’s profoundly changed the way that we work and connect with others, there’s something else that needs to change too. 

 
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  Opinion
 
  April 8, 2020
 
  Sharon Henderson
 
 
Isobar NZ announces new managing director
 
 

Dentsu Aegis Network NZ has appointed Gavin Becker as managing director of its digital experience agency, Isobar. Joining the agency mid-pandemic, Becker acknowledges the interesting start to his position. “Joining Isobar at a time when human connection and experience matters more than ever is an honour. There are few organisations in the world better placed

 
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  April 8, 2020
 
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OOH revenue falls in Q1
 
 

The Outdoor Media Association of New Zealand (OMANZ) have announced today a slight 2.9 percent dip in OOH revenue for the first quarter of 2020. Judging on a year on year basis, the OOH sector posted $29.32 million, down 2.9 percent from Q1 2019. However digital revenue grew by 1.4 percent year on year to

 
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  April 8, 2020
 
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Time to evolve, whether we like it or not
 
 

Business partner Chris Bleackley throws Newtons 1st law at me every now and then. It reads, “an object either remains at rest or continues to move at a constant velocity, unless acted upon by an external force.” In the right context we can work that logic into many a situation. In light of recent events, it’s

 
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  April 8, 2020
 
  Matt West
 
 
Vision Thing and Wield introduce ‘Spreader Stories’ to reduce lockdown breaching
 
 

Vision Thing and Wield have teamed up to bring an animated series of videos to encourage New Zealanders to play their part in the fight against Covid-19. Although the majority of us are abiding by the lockdown rules, there is still a percentage of people breaching them. With several prosecutions and many warnings handed out,

 
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  April 9, 2020
 
  Mollie Edwards
 
 
 
 
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