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25 September 2020

 
 
oOh!media launches Out of Home hub in NZ’s most prime location
 
 

Utilising location and audience, oOh!media has recently launched its newest premium street furniture site on Quay Street Auckland, set to become the most impactful Out of Home advertising spots in New Zealand. The new ‘Quay Hub’ coincides with the recent launch of Commercial Bay and the near completion of the Auckland Transport Quay St enhancement

 
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  September 24, 2020
 
  Mollie Edwards
 
 
Cute cats star in Federation’s new campaign
 
 

Independent creative agency Federation and their latest business win, Elanco Animal Health (formerly Bayer), have unveiled a new, integrated campaign for market-leading flea treatment, Seresto.  The campaign leverages a key research insight that spotlights how tricky it is for pet owners to navigate the maze of flea treatments within the category.  Using cats and dogs that effortlessly perform balancing acts without a twitch of

 
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  September 25, 2020
 
  Monique McKenzie
 
 
 
   
 
   
 
   
 
 
Vistar brings programmatic capabilities to New Zealand
 
 

The leading global provider of software for digital-out-of-home (DOOH), Vistar Media, is introducing programmatic capabilities locally.  Currently in beta with Omnicom Media Group and Acquire, the launch will provide buyers with programmatic access to valuable inventory from Lumo and Val Morgan.   Through the Vistar DSP, buyers seeking to run DOOH campaigns in New Zealand will have access to a suite of programmatic capabilities. 

 
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  September 24, 2020
 
  Monique McKenzie
 
 
 
 
Quick entertainment: Sling & Stone partner with mobile-first platform Quibi
 
 

Following a competitive pitch, Sling & Stone has been selected to work with mobile-first entertainment technology platform, Quibi. Unique to the market, Quibi offers a range of shows designed to fit into any moment of the day. Bringing entertainment to your fingertips, the platform has bite-sized episodes of ten minutes or less featuring some of

 
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  September 24, 2020
 
  Mollie Edwards
 
 
 
 
HOME magazine to relaunch
 
 

After a brief hiatus following Bauer’s exit from New Zealand in April, the country’s longest-established architecture magazine will relaunch to the market in December.  Now owned by Parkside Media, HOME will be headed up by editor Clare Chapman and commercial director Nat Davis.  “We’re incredibly excited to relaunch this iconic publication in New Zealand. It is a treasured title with a

 
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  September 25, 2020
 
  Monique McKenzie
 
 
 
 
 
 
   
 
   
 
 
 
 
 
Kiwi schools gain free access to NZ Herald Premium
 
 

To help teachers foster curiosity and critical thinking and combat the scourge of fake news, NZME is offering Kiwi schools free access to NZ Herald Premium content.  Secondary, intermediate and primary school pupils and their teachers across the country are now able to utilise free classroom access to the digital news subscription service.  In a trial run, pupils and teachers from Cashmere High School in Christchurch have

 
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  September 23, 2020
 
  Monique McKenzie
 
 
Up for a challenge? Nelson Tasman hosts local competition
 
 

Following the success of Nelson Tasman’s ‘We’ve got this’ campaign, which encouraged locals to show off their favourite regional spots on social media, a new adventure challenge is now underway to give locals the chance to win $3000, while continuing to promote Nelson Tasman’s best offerings. Led by Project Kōkiri, a collaboration between Nelson Regional

 
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  September 24, 2020
 
  Mollie Edwards
 
 
New mental health technology helps TikTok users
 
 

A new local charity, which has been funded by the Melinda Gates Foundation, is aiming to help social media users access mental health services more easily.  As well as partnering with TikTok, Live For Tomorrow will offer a database of over 1,600 mental health helplines and a more user-friendly online interface embedded on media websites under articles which may cause distress.  The technology is designed to help reduce the time it takes for users to select and contact a suitable mental health helpline.    Elliot Taylor,

 
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  September 23, 2020
 
  Monique McKenzie
 
 
#OurSecondChance campaign hits 40,000 digital screens
 
 

A campaign created to remind people of the positive initiatives to emerge from the Covid-19 pandemic has appeared on more than 40,000 digital screens worldwide.   World Out of Home Organisation’s #OurSecondChance, originated by creative agency New Commercial Arts and distributed globally by Grand Visual, is the biggest all-format digital campaign Out of Home has ever launched.  With estimated media value to date of US$40m, it’s way ahead of the original

 
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  September 23, 2020
 
  Monique McKenzie
 
 
 
 
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