articles tagged 'Assignment'

Toby Talbot departs Assignment

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  • March 1, 2017
  • StopPress Team
Toby Talbot departs Assignment

Assignment Group chief executive Peter Biggs has confirmed the departure of managing partner Toby Talbot after only around nine months at the agency.

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Peter Biggs and Philip Andrew join forces, take on roles with Assignment Group

  • Advertising
  • September 24, 2015
  • Ben Fahy
Peter Biggs and Philip Andrew join forces, take on roles with Assignment Group
Philip Andrew (left) and Peter Biggs. Image credit: Mumbrella.

Biggsy and Duster may sound like characters in a gangster film. But they're actually Assignment Group's two newest hires, Philip Andrew and Peter Biggs.

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TVCs of the week: 21 July

  • TVC of the Week
  • July 21, 2015
  • StopPress Team
TVCs of the week: 21 July

A round of applause for Kiwibank, Cadbury and TVNZ.

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Cutting rates and cutting shapes: Kiwibank customers dance like no-one's watching

  • Advertising
  • February 10, 2015
  • StopPress Team
Cutting rates and cutting shapes: Kiwibank customers dance like no-one's watching

Kiwibank has been beating the drum of independence since it was founded in 2001 and it made it very explicit in its last ad when it printed out a bunch of bank records, made them into a huge banner and shouted it from the rooftops. That ad featured a range of proudly independent staff and its next effort, also via Assignment, features proud customers dancing a dance of financial independence.

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Meridian gives Assignment the flick for Barnes Catmur

  • Advertising
  • October 24, 2014
  • Ben Fahy
Meridian gives Assignment the flick for Barnes Catmur

After a competitive pitch, Meridian Energy is thought to have given its business to Barnes, Catmur & Friends, bringing an end to a four-ish year relationship with Assignment.

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Positively Wellington Tourism aims to lure more Kiwi couples to the capital, squeezes four-day tour into 60 seconds

  • Advertising
  • October 21, 2014
  • Jessy Edwards
Positively Wellington Tourism aims to lure more Kiwi couples to the capital, squeezes four-day tour into 60 seconds

50 Wellington locations were captured in four days of shooting for Positively Wellington Tourism’s new commercial, which follows a young couple on a whirlwind tour around the capital. And it has even the most hardcore Wellingtonians watching again to try and pinpoint every location in the clip.

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TVCs of the Week: 10 June

  • TVC of the Week
  • June 10, 2014
  • Ben Fahy
TVCs of the Week: 10 June

Tux, TVNZ and Greenpeace raise their bats and ackowledge the crowd this week.

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Heyday gives Z that local feeling

  • Online
  • March 26, 2014
  • Amanda Sachtleben
Heyday gives Z that local feeling

Heyday has given Z Energy's Token Hunt game a spruce up this year, expanding it to six challenges and including a strong focus on Google Maps integration. And it's made smart use of data to keep participants involved.

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Sure to rise: Kiwibank stops and smells the flour for insurance push

  • Advertising
  • February 28, 2014
  • StopPress Team
Sure to rise: Kiwibank stops and smells the flour for insurance push

Kiwibank and Assignment Group got out the craft knife last year for a quirky Welcome Home Loan promotion featuring a couple that lived in a cardboard house. And they've continued that crafty theme with a stop-motion ode to dough that aims to draw attention to its insurance products.

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TVCs of the Week: 25 February

  • TVC of the Week
  • February 25, 2014
  • Ben Fahy
TVCs of the Week: 25 February

Clink your glasses for Holden's heart racing, Vodafone's period drama, Hallenstein's kaleidoscope and Whittaker's chocolate art.

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TVCs of the Week: 19 November

  • TVC of the Week
  • November 19, 2013
  • Ben Fahy
TVCs of the Week: 19 November

Saatchi & Saatchi's crowd-sourced action shots, Cirkus' fantastical motorbike mission, Kiwibank's take on box living and safe.org.nz's star studded PSA wear the crown this week.

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TVCs of the Week: 12 November

  • TVC of the Week
  • November 12, 2013
  • Ben Fahy
TVCs of the Week: 12 November

The New Zealand Story, BNZ and Skype, we salute you.

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Colenso BBDO continues its golden run with George Weston Foods win

  • Advertising
  • October 23, 2013
  • Ben Fahy
Colenso BBDO continues its golden run with George Weston Foods win

When it rains it pours, and new business is pouring all over Colenso BBDO at the moment, with the latest addition to its growing roster being George Weston Foods.

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TVCs of the Week: 24 September

  • TVC of the Week
  • September 24, 2013
  • Ben Fahy
TVCs of the Week: 24 September

Z Energy's follow-up road trip, F&P's canine lament and a product destruction demonstration for Yours clock up some points.

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TVCs of the Week: 9 August

  • TVC of the Week
  • August 6, 2013
  • Ben Fahy
TVCs of the Week: 9 August

Kiwibank, Otago Uni and Telecom get a street parade in Hamilton this week.

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