With 34 percent of 18- to 24-years-olds not enrolled to vote, Vice, JWT and Heyday have teamed up to gamify politics in a bid to get the country’s youth to the polls.
With semester two of the academic year kicking off next month, the University of Auckland have released a new campaign urging the next generation of leaders to be restless in their pursuits.
I’m sure we’ve all had those day dreams, when we’re sitting in traffic on the way to our jobs (even when we like our jobs) of simply turning around, giving it all up and pursuing something else we love, our passion. Whether it be sailing, cooking, art, music, whatever. And in what is a bit of a rare story these days, that’s exactly what J. Walter Thompson’s former executive creative director Cleve Cameron has done. He left his cushy executive role to focus on releasing an album. We caught up with Cameron to find out where he’s at now with the release, what he plans to do for work and why sometimes you’ve just got to ‘Do’ it.
In a bid to get 25- to 39-year-olds to stay in the zero drinks zone when driving, Auckland Transport has launched a quirky campaign that comes with the promise of a happy ending (and we’re not referring to a Disney interpretation of events here).
It’s Halloween tomorrow, and plenty of Kiwi brands are jumping on board the ghost train. Some campaigns are spookier than others, but Contact Energy’s ‘Trick or Treat’ pre-roll ad on YouTube takes the opportunity to let viewers choose their own adventure. PLUS: the rise of Halloween as a retail event in New Zealand.
The University of Auckland has launched a campaign via JWT all about ‘achieving the amazing’, which takes the clever approach of using science to do just that, literally. Here’s a rundown on the effort.
Z Energy has confirmed to StopPress that its creative account is currently undergoing a review process, which includes a pitch involving several parties.