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Off pitch: The mission to repair the broken pitching system
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Appalling, shocking, laborious, unprofessional, unfair and time-wasting were just some of the descriptions we’ve recently heard describing the pitching process. Suffice to say there’s a perception that the system is broken. But the Association of New Zealand Advertisers (ANZA) and the Commercial Communications Council doesn’t think it needs to stay this way and have taken steps to fix the issues.

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Applauding the voice of reason: Irwin inducted into TVNZ Marketing Hall of Fame
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Jeremy Irwin has been the main man at the Association of New Zealand Advertisers (ANZA) for the past 15 years. And always having to take the side of advertisers and marketers means he’s fought—and won—plenty of ferocious battles with academics, politicians, special interest groups and other antagonists. He’s stepping back from the public policy coalface to focus on some well-deserved rose sniffing and, one week ahead of TVNZ-NZ Marketing awards night, Irwin was inducted into the TVNZ Marketing Hall of Fame in front of a 350-strong crowd at the Marketing Association’s Brainy Breakfast yesterday. Here’s what he told us about his long and esteemed career in the last issue of NZ Marketing.

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As Irwin packs up office, ANZA names its new chief executive
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Last month the Association of New Zealand Advertisers’ (ANZA) Jeremy Irwin, announced he was stepping down from his role as chief executive to pursue more of his lifestyle interests. But while Irwin’s retirement begins at the end of this month, the former director of Unilever New Zealand, Lindsay Mouat, is getting set to step into Irwin’s shoes. 

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New code for prevetting liquor ads
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Hear ye, hear ye! ANZA has announced a new code for prevetting liquor ads. It’s a serious thing that needs to be understood to the letter, so here’s the full press release:The Advertising Standards Authority’s (ASA) new Code for Naming, Packaging and Labelling of Liquor becomes …

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Advertisers smell a rate behind TVNZ cut
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Advertisers and agencies smell a cost increase behind TVNZ’s bold move to cut agency commissions to 10 per cent by 2011.

TVNZ yesterday announced the results of a review into agency remuneration. The proposal to halve media commissions to 10 per cent, in January 2011, was met with swift …

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Amp your plan
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Want to be an über-planner? Better enrol in the Strategic Planning workshop at CAANZ/AUT Communications School from 23 to 25 September. James Hurman, helluva nice guy and planning director at Colenso BBDO will present the workshop, designed to amplify the strategic thinking abilities of advertising and marketing professionals.

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Unleash a legacy
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The Association of New Zealand Advertisers (ANZA) Prominent Speakers Forum is being held on Tuesday 15 September at the Rendezvous Hotel in Auckland. The ‘Welcome to the Future – Unleash a Legacy’ theme aims to pinpoint the future direction of brand marketing communication and “challenge marketers as they plan for the …