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27 November 2020

 
 
2020 Pressie Awards winners announced
 
 

The best of New Zealand’s PR, Brand Experience, Events and Social Media professionals flocked to Ponsonby’s The Sapphire Room last night to celebrate the year’s top campaigns at the third annual Comms Council Pressie Awards. The awards, sponsored by NZME and Facebook, was headed up by dynamic MC Tom Sainsbury who kept the crowd laughing

 
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  November 27, 2020
 
  Monique McKenzie
 
 
Yet another top accolade for Special Group
 
 

If you’re one of the other creative agencies in New Zealand this new is probably getting a little old – yet another major awards win for Special Group – this time at the Campaign Asia Agency of the Year Awards. The New Zealand agency with offices in Auckland, Melbourne, Sydney and L.A. capped off an

 
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  November 26, 2020
 
  David Nothling-Demmer
 
 
 
   
 
   
 
   
 
 
Voting now open for oOh! New Zealand’s Innovation Awards 2020
 
 

oOh!media is calling the New Zealand marketing and media industry to vote for this year’s best and most innovative Out of Home campaigns, in the second edition of the oOh! Innovation Awards. Until Wednesday 9 December, voters can recognise and celebrate the campaigns that delivered great results for brands.  A select group of 10 finalists

 
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  November 27, 2020
 
  Monique McKenzie
 
 
 
 
NZ Herald audience numbers smash record levels
 
 

It’s been the most extraordinary of news years and Kiwis have turned to sources they trust – the result being the New Zealand Herald’s overall print-digital readership has reached record levels, and newspaper readership is its highest in almost a decade. Nielsen readership numbers out today reveal great results for the Herald – nearly two

 
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  November 26, 2020
 
  Monique McKenzie
 
 
 
 
More magazines: Publishers upbeat about latest readership figures
 
 

The latest magazine readership insights released today by Nielsen (Q4 2019 – Q3 2020) reveal a great story of success for magazines in 2020. This, despite the challenges faced by the industry with shifting media ownership, a global pandemic, lockdowns and economic downturn. While overall readership across measured magazine titles was down two percent year on

 
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  November 26, 2020
 
  David Nothling-Demmer
 
 
 
 
 
 
   
 
   
 
 
 
 
 
Kiwis make big plans to explore local destinations this summer
 
 

Warmer weather and longer days see a sense of optimism in the air. After a challenging 2020 there is a strong feeling of hope and anticipation for a better 2021. Following months of extraordinary change, including unprecedented restrictions on movement, New Zealanders are looking forward to traditional, albeit adapted, summer experiences – it’s now time

 
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  November 25, 2020
 
  StopPress + JCDecaux
 
 
Battle of the Brains: Who is now leading?
 
 

The most recent battle in the Battle of the Brains has been completed and TRA continue to lead the way with a score of 298 points!   The Marketing Association has seen Foodstuffs trolley into 3rd place with a score of 258, but not enough to topple the insights of TRA.   But wait, you still have

 
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  November 25, 2020
 
  StopPress Team
 
 
Special achievement for NZ agency across the ditch
 
 

Last week Special Group was named New Zealand Agency of the Year at the B&T Awards in Sydney. The Awards Night on November 20 saw the New Zealand agency also take home the tiles of Advertising Agency of the Year and jointly with their Sydney office, Branding and Design Agency of the Year and the

 
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  November 25, 2020
 
  StopPress Team
 
 
Have you tried PLAY NZ yet?
 
 

In a year where so much brand marketing went out the window, and despite international borders being closed, Tourism New Zealand nailed a new concept by inviting the world to come and “PLAY NZ”. Teaming up with one of Australia’s top gaming content creators, Loserfruit, PLAY NZ brought the country to life as an immersive

 
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  News
 
  November 25, 2020
 
  Monique McKenzie
 
 
Forget everything you thought you knew about out of home
 
 

The massive technological leaps we’ve seen in 2020 are about to revolutionise media into the future. Here, Arnaud Calonne, New Zealand sales director at Verizon Media, shares his thoughts on why the new programmatic capability for Digital Out of Home is set to be a milestone for the industry. This year’s events have changed many

 
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  Opinion
 
  November 25, 2020
 
  Arnaud Calonne
 
 
Sky NZ lands media partnership with Van Gogh Alive
 
 

With art and entertainment at the heart of Sky NZ, it was only natural for the company to work alongside the Van Gogh Alive experience as its official media partner. Following the sell out Digital Nights show at Wellington’s waterfront this year, a full scale version will be returning to New Zealand in 2021. Thanks

 
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  November 24, 2020
 
  Mollie Edwards
 
 
Air New Zealand and Pitchblack deliver surprise Christmas activation
 
 

It’s been a tough year for New Zealanders young and old, so, to lift spirits and share the love, creative agency Pitchblack and Air New Zealand have joined forces to bring the magic of Christmas to Kiwi kids. Shot in Tauranga with real families, the ‘Twas the Flight before Christmas’ activation saw Santa inviting kids

 
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  November 26, 2020
 
  Monique McKenzie
 
 
 
 
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