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28 February 2020

 
 
Toby Talbot to depart Saatchi & Saatchi
 
 

Saatchi & Saatchi has announced today its chief creative officer, Toby Talbot, is set to depart the business this March. It has been three years since Talbot took up the role at the New Zealand arm of Saatchi & Saatchi, as he now looks towards moving to Europe to be closer to his family. Talbot

 
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  February 26, 2020
 
  StopPress Team
 
 
The industry celebrates many golds at the NZDM Awards
 
 

Marketers and clients of the industry gathered last night in the Cordis to celebrate the New Zealand Direct Marketing (NZDM) Awards. The show’s theme was ‘stairway to heaven’, which was brought to life through the room’s decorations and the flamboyant outfits of those on stage. Brooke Howard-Smith hosted the night spectacularly, cha cha’ing on to

 
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  February 28, 2020
 
  Courtney Devereux
 
 
 
   
 
   
 
   
 
 
In the news: Contagion brings BusinessDesk to life
 
 

Indi agency Contagion have announced a new partnership with independent news service BusinessDesk. New Zealand’s newest independent business, economic and analysis news platform launched the campaign ‘Follow the Money’ in Auckland this week. Much like BusinessDesk the Contagion-conceived campaign is bold and pulled together with outdoor, digital, social and other hard to miss activation. Creating

 
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  February 27, 2020
 
  David Nothling-Demmer
 
 
 
 
Special Group shows the power of being reunited
 
 

Teddies will be lost and heartstrings will be pulled in Special Group’s first work for InterCity. Some of my fondest memories are travelling alone through New Zealand’s vistas with InterCity, watching the trees go past as I pretend I am in a sad music video, staring longly out the window. This spot has a different,

 
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  February 26, 2020
 
  Courtney Devereux
 
 
 
 
Two minutes in Tokyo with Carl van Wijk
 
 

Carl van Wijk, creative director and content producer in Japan, takes us through the advertising scene of Tokyo compared to his home of New Zealand, as well as the trials of being a content producer in the world’s third-largest economy. Why did you initially decide to begin a career in advertising? I was good at

 
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  International
 
  February 27, 2020
 
  StopPress Team
 
 
 
 
 
 
   
 
   
 
 
 
 
 
Colonel who? Augusto introduces the new ambassador of fried chicken
 
 

In light of their new karaage range of fried chicken, Wendy’s have partnered with Augusto to launch a competitive campaign that is set to trigger their fast-food nemesis. As KFC’s ‘Colonel’ has been New Zealand’s fried chicken ambassador for what feels like forever, it was about time to introduce a fresher, more superior ambassador to

 
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  February 25, 2020
 
  Mollie Edwards
 
 
Why the only certainty in 2020 is more uncertainty
 
 

If the culture of your company is to be one which responds well to crisis, leaders need to be trained and ready to drop everything else at a moment’s notice to deal with an emerging crisis, writes Kate Alexander of Alexander PR. As we all expected, the new decade dawned dramatically. The world is contending

 
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  Opinion
 
  February 27, 2020
 
  Kate Alexander
 
 
The compendium: February 28
 
 

If you love sport, more sport, and KFC then you’re going to absolutely love this weekly round-up of international snooping. Good fucking lord Gatorade must make a lot of money. The production value alone measures up to the star cameo’s and we all know from experience cameo’s of famous sport personal are not cheap. Banter

 
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  February 28, 2020
 
  Courtney Devereux
 
 
 
 
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