Browsing: Herald on Sunday

Movings/shakings
Movings/Shakings: 1 October
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The Herald on Sunday can stop chasing now it has a new lead, Westpac is on the hunt for a GM of strategy, products and marketing, Cooper Street gets Time on its hands, Devlin is back in the fold for Radio Sport and True bolsters its leadership ranks.

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APN’s Herald on Sunday and Rotorua Daily Post take top regional awards
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The Herald on Sunday is one of the few papers in this country to have charted increases in circulation and readership over the past few rather difficult years. And that performance has been recognised after it beat out newspapers from across Australia, New Zealand, South-East Asia and the South Pacific to win the best Sunday newspaper at the Pacific Area Newspaper Publishers’ Association (Panpa) Awards.

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Herald on Sunday follows in its big brother’s relaunched footsteps
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There have been plenty of changes at APN NZ of late, with the relaunch of the Herald last year and restructures of both the editorial and sales and marketing teams. And now the Herald on Sunday, the country’s best performing newspaper, is getting its turn with what editor Bryce Johns calls “a complete revamp of the paper’s look and feel, and improved content mix”.

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New name, same story as Ipsos reigns supreme at Effies of the research world
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Just as New Zealand’s advertising industry is world renowned, so too is the local market research industry, routinely succeeding in the face of tight budgets, big tasks, and an ever-increasing need to do more with less. And the people and companies behind some of the industry’s recent achievements were acknowledged at the 7th biennial Market Research Effectiveness Awards at the Hilton last week, with Ipsos coming out on top as the supreme winner for the third time in a row.

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And now, the newspaper news
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The magazine sector had some pretty good news to report in the latest round of readership and circulation figures and, given what’s happening internationally, the New Zealand newspaper sector should also be fairly pleased with the results, which show there’s still plenty of life in the old dogs yet. 

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Cold snap brings flurry of jaffas, dumps weather bomb of new appointments and awards
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…as the Herald on Sunday does the APN staff shuffle, Beat Communications brings in new blood by way of former Ogilvy PR lass Jane Finch. Gabrielle Troutback bids farewell to NZ Post, Omnigraphics NZ brings in a non-human hire, Kiwi dairy company The Collective picks up some chunky and prestigious culinary awards in the UK and Fairfax adds another option to the local content offerings.

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Print media laughs in face of death as latest readership figures warm cockles
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If you were reading the papers over the weekend, you may have noticed a few column inches were devoted to illustrating how well the publication in front of you had done in the latest Nielsen Readership Survey. Whether the readership changes were statistically significant or not doesn’t seem to matter, because every quarter you can guarantee the big players will be focusing on the silver linings in the print media cloud.

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Chorus of trumpet blowing ensues after announcement of Qantas Media Awards
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It’s fairly standard practice for publishers to beat their editorial chests after the Qantas Media Awards are dished out. Of course, victory is always in the eye of the beholder (and, given the number of awards handed out and the size of the New Zealand market, there always seem to be plenty of beholders). But this year APN has nabbed the big ones: the Herald on Sunday was judged to be New Zealand’s Best Weekly and Best Overall newspaper for the second time in its five year history and The New Zealand Herald took the award as the country’s best daily newspaper.