Air New Zealand is poking a bit of fun at the struggles people sometimes have in understanding the New Zealand accent.
Advertising veterans George Logothetis and Graham Clifford took part in a bit of blasphemous product placement over Easter, with their Product Placement Bible. The result is a humorous (or not so humorous depending on the individual) website which imagines scripture sponsored by some of the world’s top brands.
DDB and Dynamo will lead the new creative strategy for Beaurepaires after winning the automotive repair company’s advertising and media planning account, following a competitive pitch thought to have involved several unnamed agencies. And this announcement also coincided with news that Vince Martin, the face of Beaurepaires for the last 30 years, would no longer be the brand ambassador.
Two members of the FCB team will be heading to Rome in a couple of weeks to attend the 2014 Festival of Media Global as part of the agency’s prize for winning the Herald Advertising Challenge.