Bangers and crash: Localist shares the hyper-local love

  • Advertising
  • July 12, 2011
  • StopPress Team
Bangers and crash: Localist shares the hyper-local love

It's been difficult to miss the Yellow Local campaign around Auckland recently, with a host of regularly changing billboards on the streets and an array of regularly changing TVCs on our screens. But when we spoke to Localist's chief executive Blair Glubb a few weeks ago he said it was taking a very different approach than its main competitor and building the name up in the market by putting its salesforce to work before launching an ad campaign. But now that time has come, with a couple of ads that show what can happen 'when people share what's good around here'. 

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It also launched an introductory video to explain the idea behind it all a while back.


M&C Saatchi:

Executive Creative Director/Writer Dave King

Senior Art Director James Bowman

Junior Creative Tony Burt

Account Director Kristin Smolen

Agency Producer Nick Barnes String Theory


Film Company Prodigy Films

Director Matt Palmer

Producer Caz Hearn


CEO Blair Glubb

Head of Marketing Sheryl Nichols

Marketing Manager Consumer Lorraine Breheny

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  • Advertising
  • January 18, 2019
  • Caitlin Salter
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The tail end of 2018 brought with it some major announcements between media companies and the booming out-of-home market. Nearly two months since NZME and Go Media enacted their partnership and MediaWorks and QMS Media announced their proposed merger, we have a chat with media agencies to see whether the latest developments are a sign of things to come.

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