Georgina Harris talked with Bauer Media managing director Brendon Hill and editorial director Shelley Ferguson about spending time with Nadia Lim to understand her brand, creating a new distribution model, and if it is such a big risk tying a magazine to one person.
Y&R NZ and Y&R Engage have been appointed agency partners of supplement brand Go Healthy.
Despite pushing fitness trackers, sports endorsements and exercise initiatives, when the bottom line for junk food brands is to sell more of their product, can they really be a credible arbiter for good health?
Despite how joyful we become when we see fundraising school kids knock on our door with a box full of chocolate or cookies, sadly, we know it’s not good for us—and this is what Ecostore is pushing in a fundraising initiative campaign where it’s teamed up with four-time world shot put champion Valerie Adams for ‘Good Soap for a Good Cause,’ which might see some fundraising groups selling bars of soap instead of chocolate.
In an effort to attract a younger market to its range of life and health insurance products, increase the nation’s happiness and save the company some money on claims, Sovereign has rebranded around the line ‘Life. Take Charge’. But rather than just talk about itself and continue to drum home the classic insurance message of it will be there when you need it, it’s aiming to create healthier Kiwis by equipping them with a range of practical tools.
Flossie chief executive Jenene Crossan was recently asked to present a talk at the Moxie Sessions about what the next 25 years of the internet will hold for our favourite perky nation at the edge of the world. Can we stand up against the mega-trends, or will we drown in a sea of animated cat gifs? And what difference will the internet actually make to our lives? Here’s her response.
Earlier this week Food Safety Minister Nikki Kaye announced the adoption of a ‘Health Star Rating’ food labelling system, which uses a star rating scale from ½ to 5 stars to indicate the nutritional value of a food product. The Association of New Zealand Advertisers’ chief executive Lindsay Mouat looks at whether this will help consumers.
Broken arms and smelly old casts are no match for Kiwi ingenuity, thanks to a 3D-printed exoskeletal cast concept designed by a New Zealand student.
We live in fat times and the supposedly duplicitous actions of the companies responsible for producing the food and drinks that play a part in this bodily expansion are often blamed for it. But the Government is attempting to address the issue and has signed off on new standards for health claims on labels that aim to reduce misleading marketing and help consumers make better-informed decisions.