March may have brought with it the end of summer and temperatures aren’t as appealing to get in the water but TSB Bank still sees the importance in highlighting the work of Surf Life Saving New Zealand by launching a ‘between the flags’ campaign, via Special Group and Exit Films, that gives New Zealanders an insight into those who patrol our beaches.
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House of Travel has teamed up with ColensoBBDO, Exit Films and Zenith Optimedia, to remind Kiwis about the importance of getting the best holiday experience for the best value. ‘The best holidays are created together’ reflects the way its consultants collaborate with customers to create moments that people will remember forever.
If the results coming in from the international awards shows are anything go by, then New Zealand clearly enjoyed a strong year in terms of creativity in 2013. In addition to winning several nominations toward Yellow Pencils at the D&AD Awards, Kiwi agencies also appeared consistently across most categories at the 35th edition of the AWARD Awards, which are held annually to honour the best creative communications work in the Asia Pacific region.
Father Time was shown begrudgingly accepting his obsolescence in the face of MySky technology last year. And he’s back in two new spots by DDB NZ and Exit Films that show he’s still enjoying its time-shifting power.
Hard-nosed sales messages are a hallmark of retail advertising. But the best brands try to tell a story as well and Rebel Sport has invested significantly in its brand advertising over the past few years. Judging by its impressive results, that strategy is working well and the combo approach has continued with the launch of its new brand platform, which aims to show that no-one gets sport like Rebel Sport by revealing intriguing facts about individual sports.
Last year, M&C Saatchi and The New Zealand Fire Service decided to play the guilt card for the first time with an ad depicting the pain a father felt for having allowed his young daughter to be burnt in a house fire because he hadn’t installed smoke alarms. And, in a hard-to-watch continuation of the ‘Could you live with yourself?’ idea, it’s released a new campaign to show that “a house fire can harm you, long after it’s out.”
Some see it as tax on the stupid. Others see it as a golden ticket. But whatever your opinion, Lotto is part of the Kiwi furniture. And to celebrate its 25th birthday, it’s launched a new campaign centred around the joy of Saturdays.
When we interviewed Andy Fackrell, DDB’s new executive creative director, in the latest edition of NZ Marketing, he said we could probably expect fewer gags and more visual storytelling to come out of the agency in the next few months. And its impressive campaign to promote the Olympic coverage on Sky, a brand that’s well-renowned for taking a humorous approach to its marketing efforts, ticks both of those boxes.
M&C Saatchi and the New Zealand Fire Service have launched a new multi-media campaign ‘Could you live with yourself?’ to promote the installation of smoke alarms. Currently over 90 percent of fire fatalities the New Zealand Fire Service attends do not have working smoke alarms.