Hamiton-based King St has won the University of Waikato account off the incumbent Republik, bringing its long relationship with the University of Auckland to an end. But Republik has balanced the ledger with the addition of Sierra Coffee to its roster. Plus: some new work from Massey, Canterbury and Otago.
The last Massey University ad was the first in New Zealand to be filmed on an iPhone. And its latest campaign, the first television ad shot entirely on Massey’s Albany campus in its 20-year history, once again features vice-chancellor Steve Maharey talking up one of the innovations the university had a hand in: the Hulme Supercar.
Barnes, Catmur & Friends gives a high five, Donovan and Boyd go solo, Toa Fraser joins the 8com roster, First Rate and Market United become one, Radio Rhema names its new chief executive, Massey stalwart professor Philip Gendall receives a new title, online retail advertising network iNC launches in New Zealand, Datamine hires a new geek, and Sam Neill puts his name to short film comp Tropfest.