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29 September 2020

 
 
Artists take over oOh! NZ screens
 
 

With 2020 set to be remembered as one of the most difficult years in New Zealand history for those in the arts industry, supporting local artists is more vital than ever.   That’s why oOh!media has partnered with the Urban Art Foundation for a new campaign that enables finalists in one of the country’s longest surviving art awards, Wallace Art Awards, to have their works showcased on public thoroughfares around the country.  Works from artists Russ Flatt,

 
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  Monique McKenzie
 
 
The Battle of the Brains! Do you have the best brand strategy team in NZ?
 
 

The New Zealand Marketing Association has just launched arguably one of the biggest promotions ever for Kiwi marketers – The Battle of the Brains!   This means they’re looking for the best brand strategy team in New Zealand using the world-famous online BrandPro business simulation.    Noel Leeming have put up an awesome $10,000 tech prize package, so some fierce competition can be expected.  For full details of the

 
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  September 29, 2020
 
  Monique McKenzie
 
 
 
   
 
   
 
   
 
 
Forsyth Barr names Together as new agency
 
 

Together has been named as Forsyth Barr’s new retained media agency.  The appointment covers Forsyth Barr’s master brand as well as KiwiSaver provider Summer and will see the agency support across strategy, data, marketing technology and media planning/buying.   Together, based in Auckland’s City Works Depot, was chosen for its digital excellence and progressive approach to media.  Philip O’Neill, Forsyth Barr Head of

 
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  September 29, 2020
 
  Monique McKenzie
 
 
 
 
Rebrand and Relaunch: Australasia’s Bauer Media now titled Are Media
 
 

Australasia’s leading premium content and experiences company, previously known as Bauer Media, has now been renamed to Are Media. Focusing on audience, reach and engagement, Are positions itself as the market leader with a rich history in storytelling. The company’s new ‘Be Captivated’ brand positioning recognises its audience’s love for content and experiences across beauty,

 
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  September 28, 2020
 
  StopPress Team
 
 
 
 
Crave Global makes a move for the sake of creativity
 
 

Standing tall on Symonds Street is one of New Zealand’s oldest post offices. Yet you won’t find any old messaging systems or postal workers in it now, as soon it will be filled with creatives on deadline and even a hidden bar. 224 Symonds Street is gearing up to be the new face of Crave

 
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  September 29, 2020
 
  Courtney Devereux
 
 
 
 
 
 
   
 
   
 
 
 
 
 
NZ Herald’s Mood of the Boardroom 2020 Election Survey released
 
 

When asked to rate their level of optimism in the New Zealand economy, CEOs surveyed in The New Zealand Herald’s Mood of the Boardroom 2020 Election Survey collectively scored it a 1.36 out of 5.  The annual boardroom barometer of 165 CEOs and high-profile directors, taken in association with BusinessNZ, provides an in-depth assessment of CEO opinion and has business confidence at

 
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  September 28, 2020
 
  Monique McKenzie
 
 
International awards round-up
 
 

Boyd PR has won a major healthcare award at the 2020 Asia-Pacific SABRE Awards and Stanley St has been awarded Most Effective Independent Agency at the APAC Effie Awards.  Boyd PR wins big for Mentemia app launch  Auckland-based Boyd PR has won a major healthcare award at the 2020 Asia-Pacific SABRE Awards for its work with Sir John Kirwan’s mental health app Mentemia.   The campaign

 
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  September 29, 2020
 
  Monique McKenzie
 
 
Tread gently: Allbirds and Wrestler launch informative campaign
 
 

Encouraging consumers to make more eco-conscious purchases, Allbirds are now labeling all of their products with the product’s carbon footprint. To support the initiative, the shoe brand has partnered with Wrestler to launch an educational campaign, featuring none other than Kiwi comedian Bret Mckenzie. Already widely known for their sustainable efforts, Allbirds are always looking

 
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  September 28, 2020
 
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