RSVP and Nexus Awards entry deadline looms

  • Marketing
  • October 15, 2009
  • StopPress Team
RSVP and Nexus Awards entry deadline looms

MA-Logo-RGB135Just a friendly reminder to get your RSVP and Nexus Award entries in by 5pm, Friday 23 October. Brought to you by the Marketing Association and sponsored by TVNZ and New Zealand Post. Show off your outstanding campaigns, get recognised, bask in the adoration of the industry. This year’s programme includes five new categories, a sign of the continuing evolution of marketing.

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Need extra time? A one-week late entry extension is available – find out more by contacting Sylvia Devlin, 09 361 7763,

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Whittaker's divides the court of public opinion – but all for a good cause

  • Advertising
  • February 22, 2019
  • Caitlin Salter
Whittaker's divides the court of public opinion – but all for a good cause

On Monday, Whittaker’s launched its latest novelty chocolate-lolly mash up with a chocolatey answer to retro bakesale treat coconut ice. The Coconut Ice Surprise chocolate has a twist though, 20c from each block goes to Plunket – a charity which New Zealanders agree is a worthy cause. However, to relate the chocolate to the charity, Whittaker's has built the campaign around baby gender reveal parties, causing a backlash from the public who argue gender norms have expanded beyond blue for boys and pink for girls.

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