Fresh changes are underway at Mango Communications NZ

  • PR
  • February 22, 2010
  • StopPress Team
Fresh changes are underway at Mango Communications NZ

Mango Communications NZ, DDB’s PR, experiential and events company, is spicing things up with the appointment of three new staff members.

Coming in from ELEVEN\PR (part of TBWA\Whybin), Julia George joins the team as a Senior Account Manager. Julia will work on the Cadbury, Lion Nathan Wines & Spirits and Tourism Holdings Ltd (THL) accounts.

Two new account executives complete the additions to the team. Georgia Wilkinson joins Mango, having previously worked at The Fusion Group (publishers of NZ Bride & Groom and Bare PR).

Rebecca Rassie is fresh out of  AUT's journalism school, completing her degree last year. Her previous work experience includes TV3's Sunrise and writing for the NZ Woman's Weekly.

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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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