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20 March 2020

 
 
Covid-19: How our agencies are preparing for the pandemic
 
 

Covid-19 has been on everyone’s minds, from how it’ll affect us personally to how it’ll affect our businesses. A pandemic is a time of uncertainty for all, here representatives for DBB, BBDO, TBWA, Publicis Groupe and Saatchi & Saatchi give us their updates on plans to support their staff, clients, and themselves as the pandemic

 
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  March 19, 2020
 
  StopPress Team
 
 
Government unveils $12.1b package to combat Covid-19 impact
 
 

Businesses will receive the lion’s share of a $12.1 billion economic rescue package as New Zealand responds to the Covid-19 crisis. Beneficiaries and superannuitants will also get a cash bonus with a permanent increase to main benefit rates and a one-off doubling of the Winter Energy Payment this year. Senior ministers announced the stimulus economic

 
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  March 17, 2020
 
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To those of you working from home…
 
 

To our creatives finding ‘isolation’ is just a normal weekend for them. To our PR managers burning through their phone batteries on endless ‘follow-ups’. To our ECD’s churning through their Nespresso pods and bulk bought Almond milk just to feel normal. To our junior creatives now stuck in their flats with flatmates they don’t particularly

 
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  News
 
  March 20, 2020
 
  Courtney Devereux
 
 
 
 
McDonald’s becomes first big brand to utilise TikTok in New Zealand
 
 

Mango and McDonald’s have cleverly jumped at the opportunity of a TikTok campaign before any of their competitors thought to do so. Promoting the new Spicy McChicken range, the fast-food chain has introduced the #McDSpiceChallenge where TikTok users are encouraged to post their ‘spice face’ reactions to the burgers on the social platform. Courtesy of

 
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  March 18, 2020
 
  Mollie Edwards
 
 
 
 
Publicis Groupe get strategic with appointment of Jason Tonelli to new role
 
 

Publicis Groupe ANZ has announced the appointment of Jason Tonelli to the new role of Chief Product Officer. On the announcement, CEO Michael Rebelo, explains that Tonelli has been charged with expanding strategic partnerships and products across data science, analytics, commerce, content and performance marketing. “As the Chief Product Officer, Jason will ensure that we

 
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  March 19, 2020
 
  David Nothling-Demmer
 
 
 
 
 
 
   
 
   
 
 
 
 
 
Federation appoints two new managing partners
 
 

Creative agency Federation has announced the appointment of two new Managing Partners.  Elizabeth Beatty, former FCB General Manager, joins in one of two newly created Managing Partner roles and Olly Boden is promoted from Group Business Director to Managing Partner. “The agency is going through an exciting period of change and is now ready to

 
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  March 19, 2020
 
  StopPress Team
 
 
Dan West moves to Stanley St as head of strategy
 
 

Stanley St has welcomed in Dan West as its new head of strategy. West joins the independent agency from FCB. West, who comes from his position at FCB has worked with clients including Air New Zealand, Mitre10, NZ Post and Vodafone, helping FCB NZ win two Most Effective Agency of the Year awards. In addition

 
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  March 18, 2020
 
  StopPress Team
 
 
Time for change: Developing brave partnerships
 
 

For over a decade, we’ve been helping our clients be brave, writes Brendon Doig. Because to start a business is. Taking that leap of faith. Challenging the status quo. That courage is what inspires us and drives our work each day.But lately, we decided it was time for us to get a little braver too.

 
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  March 23, 2020
 
  StopPress + Brave Media
 
 
The compendium: March 20
 
 

Finally, some ads that actually convey the intended message. Toyota great, McDonald’s fantastic, Apple please hire a new dancer. Aside from reckless driving and pointless cows, MMB has successfully shown the attractive abilities of a Toyota truck. Primarily using sounds, including the roaring engine, tyres on the gravel and the unloading of camping gear, the

 
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  Poppress
 
  March 20, 2020
 
  Mollie Edwards
 
 
 
 
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