A Queen Street bus shelter has had a make-over with a set of red curtains added to promote the Red Cross ‘Curtain Call’ with NZ Post.
Browsing: NZ Post
Colleen Ryan interviews NZ Post’s chief executive David Walsh, and group general manager, customer experience, brand and People NZ Post, Jo Avenell about transformation, leadership and the internet.
Can you remember the excitement of writing a letter to Santa and getting a response? New Zealand Post has been spreading cheer by sending letters to and from ‘Santa’s Workshop, North Pole 0001’ for many a Christmas, and this year it’s been given a digital makeover.
NZ Post and Clemenger BBDO called on hip-hop dancer and choreographer Parris Goebel and her crew of dancers for its new ‘My Parcels, My Way’ campaign, promoting its flexible range of parcel delivery options.
NZ Post has had a rough ride over the past few years as its main revenue source—mail—continued to have its lunch cut by digital communication. That’s resulted in a series of restructures, asset sales and cost-cutting exercises, but necessity is the mother of invention, so those difficulties have also forced it to evolve its business and come up with some new ideas like YouShop and YouPost. The rise of e-commerce is also working in its favour, and it’s the role NZ Post can play as a supplier to business that it’s focusing on for its new brand campaign, You Can.
In May, New Zealand Post and its subsidiary Kiwibank announced that they would merge their media accounts and appoint a single agency to take care of the media side of the business. This announcement came with the consequence that at least one of the long-time account holders for the respective businesses—Ikon (Kiwibank) and Starcom (NZ Post)—would lose its account. And now, after a pitching process, Kiwibank’s head of marketing communications and content Regan Savage has confirmed that OMD has won the account, leaving both incumbents’ ledgers a little barer.
New Zealand Post and its in-house subsidiary Kiwibank have announced plans to bring their media accounts together, and several agencies are currently involved in a pitch for the new combined account.