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28 August 2020

 
 
Home and FQ bought by Parkside
 
 

Locally owned Parkside Media has secured the sale of Home and FQ from failed published Bauer Media New Zealand. In a statement from Parkside business director Michael White, he noted the new objective and excitment of brining these titles back into market. “The additions align with our strategy of building audience reach and positioning ourselves

 
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Special Group campaign named worlds most effective
 
 

Special Group’s ‘Good Morning World’ campaign for Tourism New Zealand has been named world’s most effective at the Global Effie Awards. The accolade is as rare as hen’s teeth with only three agencies globally being named winner in this category which honours effective campaigns that run across multiple regions. ‘Good Morning World’ was co-created between

 
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TVNZ announces new general election debate schedule
 
 

With Covid putting its sticky fingers of influence on most events this year, the general election was not spared. TVNZ has announced the new schedule for election coverage. With the 2020 General Election shifting to 17 October, TVNZ’s Election coverage will also reflect the new date.   Revised Debate dates:  TVNZ’s Debate line-up and moderators remain

 
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JCDecaux goes eco-friendly
 
 

In a move to further promote the sustainability of its business, JCDecaux has now introduced new environmentally friendly material for its billboards. Aptly titled ‘Future Banner’ the material is PVC free, and the difference between the new environmentally friendly one and traditional ones is unnoticeable.  “JCDecaux is proudly an environmentally responsible company. We have been

 
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  August 26, 2020
 
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Loyalty NZ: Revamping the Flybuys brand for a new age of consumers
 
 

Loyalty NZ knew it had a significant task on its hands revamping the known and loved Flybuys rewards programme. Yet, despite multiple setbacks, due in large part to a global pandemic, the team managed to up Flybuys’ relevance and draw the attention of new members and brand partnerships.  With 2.7 million members Flybuys is the

 
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MediaWorks announces hosts for election night coverage
 
 

MediaWork’s Newshub Decision 2020 will be Three’s coverage of the upcoming election night, hosted by Tova O’Brien, Duncan Garner and Patrick Gower. These three will front the coverage for Three, and bring with them 35 combined years of political reporting. Tova O’Brien says after the year that has been 2020, there is expected to be

 
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  August 27, 2020
 
  Courtney Devereux
 
 
Annual radio device insights report released
 
 

The annual radio device insights report conducted by GfK and the Radio Broadcasters Association (RBA) has today been released. Utilising data from the S1 2020 Radio Ratings, the report is typically available in June but was delayed due to the COVID-19 lockdowns. HOW WE’RE LISTENING The insights show that 90.1% of all radio listening is taking

 
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  August 27, 2020
 
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Special Group launches into Melbourne
 
 

What started as a start-up agency in Kingsland now boasts three locations and 120 staff with the new addition of a Melbourne based Special Group. Special Group’s third office is situated in the creative capital of Melbourne, and is the perfect fit for the modern creative agency. The group brings on Paige Prettyman as the

 
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  August 26, 2020
 
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Assisting agriculture: WAVE says thanks to NZ’s farmers
 
 

To thank New Zealand’s hardworking farmers and assist them with sustainability, WAVE Creative Communication and Overseer FM have launched a new digital campaign to promote their agricultural management tool. Now more than ever, its time to thank and reassure the agricultural sector and OverseerFM want to express they are there to help every step of

 
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  August 26, 2020
 
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NZME’s Alternative Commentary Collective scores new sports agenda
 
 

The Alternative Commentary Collective (The ACC) and parent company NZME have announced a new suit of shows and podcasts.  Led by Radio Hauraki’s Jeremy Wells, the ACC Big Show is part of the new line up on Friday night, as well as Champagne Rugby returning and the hugely popular BlackClash. “Having The ACC in the

 
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Quantum Jump serves it up for Let’s Eat
 
 

Let’s Eat has teamed up with Quantum Jump to promote the new meaty looking plant-based range. The digital campaign is a look into the new offerings from Let’s Eat, across golden nuggets, burger patties and tasty looking tenders. Ben Goodale, CEO of Quantum Jump said they were excited to be part of such a large

 
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