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25 February 2020

 
 
NZME takes an overall revenue loss in 2019
 
 

NZME announced today its financial results for 2019. Total operating revenue for 2019 was down four percent as print remains unsteady. NZME reported Total Operating Revenue of $371.7 million (down 4 percent on 2018) and Operating EBITDA of $50.6 million (down 7 percent on 2018) for the twelve months ended 31 December 2019. Statutory Net

 
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  February 25, 2020
 
  StopPress Team
 
 
VMLY&R reset the expectations of retirement living
 
 

New Zealand’s largest retirement village operator, Ryman Healthcare, and brand experience agency VMLY&R have joined forces to bring a fun, eye-opening campaign to the public, with the motive to reset expectations of retirement life. Featuring the talents of 13 Ryman residents, the ‘Ryman Pioneers’ campaign boasts the energy and spirit of people in their 70s

 
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  February 25, 2020
 
  Mollie Edwards
 
 
 
   
 
   
 
   
 
 
New ASB platform shifts towards a modern mentality
 
 

No two lives are the same explains ASB in its new platform. ‘Live life one step ahead’ comes from With Collective, linked by Isobar. The new campaign reflects the changing landscape of banking customers and their different needs and wants. The new platform introduces Ben and Amy, a reflection of the modern Kiwi couple who

 
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  February 24, 2020
 
  StopPress Team
 
 
 
 
Movings/Shakings: February 24
 
 

Changes at Two Bearded Men and the Southern Cross Health Society. Crossing over Two Bearded Men have announced a new director joining its Wanaka based agency, James Haskard. Haskark joins the team from his position in Adelaide, Australia. Two Bearded Men say Haskard has a “rare ability to create authentic and emotive stories with sensibility.”

 
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  February 24, 2020
 
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The Magazine Bureau merges with Ovato
 
 

It has been announced that Ovato and The Magazine Bureau have joined forces to create the Ovato Media Bureau. The Ovato Media Bureau comes as an opportunity that has been presented by independent publishers as they look to secure additional advertising revenue. The Magazine Bureau, owned by Miles Gandy and Ovato’s Simon Ellis, will work

 
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  February 24, 2020
 
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Sling & Stone welcomes in eight new clients
 
 

PR agency Sling & Stone has welcomed in eight new clients across their Sydney, Auckland and Los Angeles teams. Clients that will work across and in New Zealand with Sling & Stone include; KeepCup​ (AU + NZ + US) — The world’s first barista standard reusable cup. Zwift​ (AU + NZ) — An app for

 
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  February 25, 2020
 
  StopPress Team
 
 
Blind bravery or just fitting the mould?
 
 

There is no doubt that Burger King’s new American based campaign is brave, disgustingly so. But is bravery everything in advertising? Or are they just trying to fit the mould? It leaves you with a feeling of unease, the type that sits low in your stomach. You can imagine biting into this mould-laden snack. The

 
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  Opinion
 
  February 24, 2020
 
  Courtney Devereux
 
 
Ads of the week: February 25
 
 

Shout out this week for ASB and Ryman’s Pioneers. Who is it for? With Collective for ASBWhy we like it: The modern banking customer is becoming the main target for our banks, however, this new platform does it in a humorous, understanding way that takes the intimidation out of banks. Who is it for? VMLY&R

 
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  February 25, 2020
 
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