Ads of the week: 24 September

  • TVC of the week
  • September 24, 2019
  • StopPress Team
Ads of the week: 24 September

Who is it for: DDB for VodafoneTV  

Why we like it: I'm not entirely sure if this campaign by DDB is promoting VodafoneTV or Cliff Curtis. Nor am I sure Cliff Curtis knows the correct pronunciation of the word 'Tumeric'. Despite this, the new VodafoneTV, lets you watch endless Cliff Curtis on the wide range of its new channels. A fun, quick ad that showcases the best of a classic Kiwi talent. 

Who is it for: Hello for TAB

Why we like it: It's a take on a classic Kiwi male sport-driven relationship, bonding through yelling at a screen, supporting our boys. This spot launched some serious debate on StopPress, which shows how passionate TAB's audience is, almost a little too passionate for our comment section, however. 

Who is it for: Clemenger BBDO for Trade Me 

Why we like it: It's an ambitious take that a teenager could afford a $30,000 car and an even more ambitious take that a 20-year-old could afford a 100-year-old villa with a long-drop. But Trade Me has long taken the stance of 'anythings possible' and this is definitely another take on that. I can't say a long-drop dunny would seal the deal for me, but as Trade Me says in this campaign 'there is someone for everything.'

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I'm still standing after BOTAB

  • Opinion
  • October 18, 2019
  • Courtney Devereux
I'm still standing after BOTAB

Last night our nations finest agencies gathered together at Galatos for the Battle of the Ad Bands (BOTAB) held by Flying Fish productions. There was singing, there was dancing, there was no lack of feathers and glitter, and most important there were some very deserving winners.

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