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03 April 2020

 
 
Updated: Bauer Media Group discontinues New Zealand publishing business, deny government assistance.
 
 

This morning, Bauer Media Group announced it would be officially closing the New Zealand side of its publishing business. The press release stated the all New Zealand Bauer staff have been advised this morning that the business is no longer viable and that it intends to close. Brendon Hill, ANZ CEO said: “This is a

 
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  April 2, 2020
 
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ANZA urges the Government to support local media following Bauer closure
 
 

Following the announcement that Bauer Media NZ had been closed by its parent company, ANZA’s chief executive Lindsay Mouat is urging the Government to safeguard New Zealand’s remaining media. The announcement that Bauer Media is closing its NZ operations immediately “should be setting off alarm bells with regulators for the future of local media, if

 
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  April 2, 2020
 
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DDB and KidsCan show the stark reality of families in poverty
 
 

DDB and KidsCan have partnered with our much loved Kiwi chefs to show the sad reality and true stories of families in poverty, and the hardships they face trying to feed their children. Poverty continues to be a massive problem in our communities, and when it comes to families feeding their children, a little needs

 
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  April 3, 2020
 
  Courtney Devereux
 
 
 
 
oOh!media joins in on national teddy bear hunt
 
 

With a national teddy bear hunt currently underway, oOh!media have decided to join in on the fun using their digital screens. The community based ‘National bear hunt’ initiative involves kiwi kids searching their streets for teddy bears that have been placed in house windows by locals. As the country is in lockdown, the bear hunt

 
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  April 3, 2020
 
  Mollie Edwards
 
 
 
 
A strong wake-up call: BC&F Dentsu and L’affare launch ‘Mighty’ coffee
 
 

BC&F Dentsu has strengthened creative and coffee cravings in its latest campaign for L’affare coffee roasters. In no greater time has strong coffee been needed than now. Answering the calls, L’affare produced its ‘Mighty’ coffee, a new blend no available to consumers. BC&F Dentsu worked alongside L’affare to promote this new, hefty blend. “This coffee

 
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  April 2, 2020
 
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From our thought leaders: “How do you think this WFH period will permanently alter the way we work?”
 
 

A new normal has been established as most of our industry settles into working from home. Here, a few of our thought leaders answer the question of how this new normal will permanently alter the way in which we work. Paul Head, CEO of the Comms Council: “What a crazy time we’re all living through.

 
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  April 1, 2020
 
  StopPress Team
 
 
IAB NZ pairs with Manaaki to help businesses during Covid-19
 
 

IAB NZ has announced today a new initiative with Manaaki to help provide support for businesses who may be struggling due to the lockdown and effects of Covid-19. Manaaki is an online platform that allows businesses to ask questions and receive advice from national and international experts, including Craig Hudson (Xero), Stefan Lepionka (Charlie’s) and

 
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  April 2, 2020
 
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Cadbury and Ogilvy encourage kindness with emotive Easter campaign
 
 

In light of Easter fast approaching, Cadbury and Ogilvy Melbourne have released a heart-warming campaign across New Zealand and Australia which focuses on small acts of kindness and a glass half full mentality. Directed by Mitch Kennedy, the campaign stars a young boy who wakes up before the rest of his family to be the

 
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  April 3, 2020
 
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