Pinning its hopes on a rebrand, the freshly-christened Helloworld knew from the outset that it could not outspend its competitors. The solution? A marketing approach that focused on innovation and the clever use of ‘killer’ o ers to create cut-through rather than competing head-on.
Fiery professor Mark Ritson recently flew into the country for a short visit, during which he reminded us that everything is not what it seems—or what they tell us it is—in marketing.
Looking to tackle a chronic shortage of quality building apprentices, the Building and Construction Industry Training Organisation (BCITO) leapt in, boots and all, to a multistage, cross-platform campaign that managed to win hearts and minds, not just of potential candidates, but traditional and new media too.
New World’s immersive in-store Easter experience broke new ground for the brand, leveraging emerging tech and capturing the hearts and minds of young would-be Easter egg hunters.
2degrees developed a bespoke app that enabled users to hunt down bundles of data and capture them in real time by combining the GPS capability of smartphones with the emerging technology of augmented reality.
Whittaker’s has grown from humble beginnings to a world-class chocolate company. Partnering with the domestic goddess Nigella Lawson, it’s encouraged consumers to join the switch to New Zealand’s finest chocolate.
New Zealanders’ reluctance to talk about their finances is a challenge for banks looking to have meaningful conversations with would-be new customers, so Kiwibank decided to push the boundaries of marketing to get Kiwis to speak up.
Taking the reins of a brand that’s been trusted by New Zealanders for over 100 years is no easy feat, but AA’s Dougal Swift has been taking it in his stride for 13 years to maintain that sentiment and grow its value.
Last night, under blue lights and a surrounding of ice sculptures, New Zealand’s marketing community came together to uncover the marketing strategies that lie beneath impressive results and celebrate the winner of the 26th TVNZ-NZ Marketing Awards.