Getting warmer: Pink Batts and DDB run hot and cold

  • Advertising
  • August 10, 2012
  • StopPress Team
Getting warmer: Pink Batts and DDB run hot and cold

The last time DDB created a campaign for Pink Batts back in 2008, it came up with a lovable pink sidekick who kept homeowners snug. And it's back in the hotseat to celebrate the brand's 50th anniversary this year, launching a campaign on Sunday that features two fairly mischievous kids who have had the game of 'Hot and Cold' completely ruined by 'New Zealand's favourite insulation'.

After basically having no competition for years, imported insulation has given it a scare and claims were made by German company Knauf recently that their product was half the price of Fletcher's Pink Batts brand, so it seems as though it was time to create some more noise.

How things have changed from this dystopian nightmare from the '80s. 


Agency – DDB Group New Zealand

Client – Tasman Insulation

Product – Pink Batts
Group Executive Creative Director: Andy Fackrell

Creative Director: Chris Schofield

Art Director/copywriter: Jonathan McMahon 

Art Director/copywriter: Lisa Fedyszyn

Executive Producer: Judy Thompson

Agency Producer: Jane Mill

Agency Producer: Kim Baldwinson

Production Company: Thick as Thieves

Director: Leo Woodhead

Producer: Rebekah Kelly

Executive Producer: Nik Beachman

DOP: Ari Wegner

Editor: Michael Lonsdale

Grade: Peter Richie at Toy Box

Post production: Stefan Coory at Blockhead

Sound Editor: David Liversage at Radiate

COMPOSER: Peter Van Der Fluit at Liquid Studios

Group Business Director: Scott Wallace

Account Director: Susie Darling 

Head of Planning: Lucinda Sherborne

Marketing Manager: Nigel Lee

Product Portfolio Manager: Bhavna Prentice

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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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