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04 December 2020

 
 
Commercial radio ends 2020 up on last year
 
 

The New Zealand Commercial Radio Industry today released the S4 2020 Radio Audience Data, revealing over 3.6 million Kiwis were listening to radio weekly and almost 3.4 million listened to commercial radio stations. The GfKRadio Audience Measurement survey typically contacts at least 14,000 respondents across the country annually. RBA CEO Jana Rangooni says the industry

 
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  December 3, 2020
 
  Monique McKenzie
 
 
A change in leadership at VMLY&R New Zealand
 
 

VMLY&R NZ has announced that Fleur Head will step into the role of managing director following the resignation of current MD James Mok.  Mok, who was appointed managing director of VMLY&R Auckland in early 2019 will leave the agency to pursue a creative leadership position. However, no further details on this post-December position were given. The

 
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  December 2, 2020
 
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MediaWorks and Discovery complete sale
 
 

Radio and out of home media company, MediaWorks, has today completed the sale of its free-to-air TV business to Discovery, originally announced in September 2020. MediaWorks entertainment channels Three and Bravo, streaming service ThreeNow, and multi-platform news and current affairs service Newshub have now been officially separated from the company’s radio and out-of-home business. The

 
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  December 1, 2020
 
  StopPress Team
 
 
 
 
Heinz Wattie’s appoints FCB NZ
 
 

After a competitive pitch, FCB New Zealand has been appointed as the new creative partner for several of Heinz Wattie’s brands. The result comes a few months after another pitch win where FCB NZ were appointed as the creative agency responsible for the Australasian launch of Heinz Wattie’s new “Devour” brand.  The pitch win will

 
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  December 4, 2020
 
  Monique McKenzie
 
 
 
 
Kara Rickard farewells George Breakfast
 
 

After 10 “epic” years at George FM, popular long-time host Kara Rickard announced on-air this morning that she will be leaving her role with the Breakfast team. Rickard says: “This year I celebrated 10 years at George FM, and what an epic 10 years it’s been. I truly believe that George is the best station

 
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  December 3, 2020
 
  Monique McKenzie
 
 
 
 
 
 
   
 
   
 
 
 
 
 
99 welcomes Director of Experience Design
 
 

In the last year, 99’s experience design function has gone from strength to strength – and now, Jon Irick has joined as Director of Experience Design to continue expanding the agency’s offering.  Irick brings a background of architecture and retail design coupled with a strong understanding of innovation and digital technology to deliver memorable brand

 
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  December 3, 2020
 
  Monique McKenzie
 
 
Cute creative from Colenso encourages pet adoption
 
 

Pedigree and Colenso BBDO have launched a new adoption campaign, calling on millennials to take a baby step into parenting with pet adoption. After finding that 83 percent of millennials were delaying parenting, Pedigree has set out to create a life-stage between life-stages, to find loving homes for shelter dogs.  The latest adoption campaign throws light-hearted

 
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  December 1, 2020
 
  StopPress Team
 
 
Bedtime just got a little darker thanks to Special
 
 

New work from Special Group and insurance company Partners Life targets Kiwi parents by turning classic nursery rhymes for kids into ones more suited for adults. Buying a house, getting married and having a baby are the main life events that trigger New Zealanders to consider getting life insurance. This, combined with traditional themes of

 
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  December 2, 2020
 
  Monique McKenzie
 
 
Pead and Anchor launch Christmas campaign
 
 

Anchor has launched its Christmas campaign, this year switching strategies by launching a Christmas appeal to benefit national food charity New Zealand Food Network. The appeal aims to feed 15,000 Kiwis after dire research estimates one in five New Zealanders risk going hungry at Christmas. To bring it to life, Anchor reimagined the classic poem

 
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  December 2, 2020
 
  Monique McKenzie
 
 
Crave invites contractors to celebrate Christmas at Thursday
 
 

Creative agency Crave Global is throwing open the doors to its private members bar, Thursday, and inviting all contractors who work in the creative industries to an exclusive Christmas bash. Dubbed the ‘Freelance FOMO Christmas Party’, revellers will enjoy a night of drinking and dancing, without any of the cringe-factor of embarrassing themselves in front

 
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  December 2, 2020
 
  Monique McKenzie
 
 
 
 
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