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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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.
A round of applause for Kiwibank, Cadbury and TVNZ.
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.
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.
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.
Listen: Airbnb user design experience manager Jenny Arden on design building trust, design-thinking and designer-founders
Tux, TVNZ and Greenpeace raise their bats and ackowledge the crowd this week.
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.
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.
Clink your glasses for Holden's heart racing, Vodafone's period drama, Hallenstein's kaleidoscope and Whittaker's chocolate art.
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.
The New Zealand Story, BNZ and Skype, we salute you.
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.
Z Energy's follow-up road trip, F&P's canine lament and a product destruction demonstration for Yours clock up some points.
Kiwibank, Otago Uni and Telecom get a street parade in Hamilton this week.