Collaborations provide more than just a new product, it provides an opportunity for two brands to leverage each other’s audiences and learn new ways of promoting. We spoke with Pete Gillespie, co-founder of Garage Project as to why he thinks partnerships are key to keeping the energy alive when creating new campaigns.
Vodafone is taking control of its digital advertising by announcing a new set of rules to ensure its brand does not appear alongside hate speech and fake news.
Julian Savea fans have been able to get a glimpse of the hard work that goes into his performance on the field and delve into the All Black’s world in a bold video for G-Shock New Zealand.
Marketers’ minds have remained fixed on marketing measurement according to AdRoll’s 2017 State of Performance Marketing Report, which gives an insight into how marketers see the future of digital marketing evolving.
Later this year, New Zealand will host some of the world’s golfing superstars during the Mckayson New Zealand Women’s Open. And to build the hype, sports marketing agency The Clubhouse and Augusto turned Auckland backyards into a green for Lydia Ko.
Niue Tourism has teamed up with indie creative agency Run to launch its first-ever major brand campaign featuring real travellers sharing their experiences of the island.
Last month we saw Air New Zealand ask Kiwis who they’ll be missing on Valentine’s Day and following hundreds of responses, the airline has reunited a pair to who Valentine’s Day carries great significance.
Paper Plus has launched a sarcastic new ad campaign, via FCB, that’s a dramatic shift from its previous marketing. With no blobby green alien mascot in sight, the stationery retailer is engaging with the millennial market by taking a shot at their addiction to social media sharing.
Building supply specialist ITM has launched its new app by challenging builders to catch the biggest virtual fish in a VR ‘ITM Go Fish’ competition via JustOne.
Nielsen has kicked off the year by announcing its Digital Ad Ratings service is now commercially available in New Zealand, following a local trial last year and its international release in 2011. We spoke to Nielsen New Zealand director Tony Boyte about how it’s set to change the digital game by enabling advertisers to compare digital audiences to those of TV.
It’s been over a year since ASB and Saatchi & Saatchi introduced ‘Clever Kash’ but only last month did the digital money box become available to customers. So what’s taken so long? We talk to ASB general manager marketing Shane Evans and Saatchi & Saatchi executive director Corey Chalmers about how developing a product like ‘Clever Kash’ takes time.
Toyota and the Department of Conservation launched a campaign this week via Saatchi & Saatchi to get Kiwi kids away from their iPads and out into the wilderness to not only find joy in nature, but to get kids caring and thinking about the environment from a young age.
SMI’s most recent data on media agency ad spend between July and November again reiterated how valuable hosting the Rugby World Cup was to the industry in 2011. While the November figures for 2015 were at a record high, the full-year figures for last year were still below the amount the industry spent when the tournament took place on local shores.
Rory Sutherland, vice chairman of Ogilvy Group, takes to the stage at the TED conference to opine on the benefits of intangible value, placebos and how tinkering with perception can be better than trying to fix reality. An erudite and rather comical talk from the quintessential adman about the psychology of marketing. And his conclusion has interesting consequences for how we look at life. Highlight of the speech: his idea to solve the world’s environmental problems by making all convicted paedophiles drive Porsche Cayennes.