Of war, golf and fertility

  • TVC
  • November 15, 2010
  • Ben Fahy

Three good'uns share the gold this week.

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Who's it for: Sky TV by DDB and Prodigy Films

Why we like it: Despite the fact that Rugby World Cup games will be shown on a number of free to air channels after last year's broadcasting palaver, Sky is still pushing its superior sports broadcasting abilities. And it's doing it with a big,entertaining Full Metal Jacket-inspired number that puts its crack team of camerafolk through their paces.

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Who's it for: ASB by Droga5 and Flying Fish

Why we like it: 'Tis certainly a brave move for ASB and Droga5 to go down the sensitive IVF road to launch its rather large rebrand. But fertility issues are something plenty of New Zealanders can relate to. And, as well as showing the kind of specialised products ASB offers its customers in this well-cast and beautifully shot heartstring tugger, it also manages to humanise the bank, which is exactly what the new brand personality aims to achieve. Great song choice, too.

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Who's it for: Tui by Saatchi & Saatchi and Goodoil films.

Why we like it: It's based on a true story. It's about extreme golf. It has lawnmowing in slow motion, golf club throwing and electric shocks. And it also features the dulcet tones of John Rowles. What's not to like?

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Is consolidation the way of the future?

  • Advertising
  • January 18, 2019
  • Caitlin Salter
Is consolidation the way of the future?

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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