Advertising veteran Mike O’Sullivan passed away on 4 July, bringing an end to his fight against cancer. We invite colleagues and friends to share memories to honour him.
Though advertising legend Dave Walden passed away this weekend, he will live on forever in the stories of those who shared moments with him during his 66 years. In this series of tributes, we invite friends (and foes) to share their stories, anecdotes and thoughts on the life of ‘The Great Waldo’.
“Yeah gidday!” was the signature conversation starter from Maureen Tahere of MT Communications, the well-loved and respected Wellington media treasure who sadly passed away on Sunday May 31.
Well-known director and cinematographer John Day has passed away while travelling with family and friends in India.
People will recognise the work of Coats Design from the aisles of their local supermarket and logos of their local retailers. It’s responsible for wrapping design around the products of big Kiwi names such as Michael Hill, Rodd & Gunn, Barker’s of Geraldine, and last year’s redesign of Hubbards cereal. And the man who kicked it all off was founder Rob Coats, who passed away on the weekend and is remembered fondly by his colleagues and contemporaries in the industry.
Friday last week, Joseph Peart ended his battle with cancer, but his legacy lives on in the lasting impression that he made on those in the PR industry.
Aged 76, Ian Douglas Wells died on January 4 and more than 400 attended his funeral at Old St Paul’s Cathedral in Wellington on January 9. Rick Neville takes a moment to reflect on the tireless effort Wells put into making Wellington a better place. (Image credit: Stuff.co.nz)
As the recovery mission for the submerged plane thought to be holding the bodies of Eric and Kathy Hertz kicks into gear, tributes are flowing for the 2degrees chief executive—and plans have been put in place by the company to continue his mobile mission.
Adam Strange was killed in a shark attack as he swam off Muriwai beach last night, and tributes are flowing for a great father and husband and a talented artist and TVC director. Updated with trust account details.
It hasn’t been a particularly good month for old broadcasters and, following on from the death of Sir Paul Holmes, radio stalwart Kevin Black passed away last night at the age of 69 from a suspected heart attack.