Phantom, a digital creative agency in London, has announced it's choosing Auckland as its first port of overseas expansion.
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May the fourth be with you as Contagion announces a creative promotion and a new piece of business, McDonald's adds two to the grill, Rawdon Christie makes it an English breakfast, nzgirl finds its new general manager, Datamine welcomes a new geek, Sir Dryden Spring steps down and Phantom Billstickers crows about a new Auckland site.
Billy McQueen goes back to the brush, ZenithOptimedia launches its new global positioning, Duncan Garner heads to RadioLive, Crossmark gets its teeth into Cadbury, two new toys for Toybox, Phantom welcomes 'Queen of the Flyers', Pluk closes in on 50,000 users and Ideas Shop makes it a double.
One of the few positive aspects of the Christchurch earthquakes is that those from the region seem to have banded together in an effort to try and get their city back on its feet. And Phantom Billstickers, which started in Christchurch in 1982, is doing its bit by offering existing businesses that are moving to new premises, new start-ups, bands, arts groups, or "anyone with something to say" a leg up. Phantom's Robin McDonnell says there are no complicated conditions. It's just their way of helping. So Christchurch folks just need to bring in 100 A3 posters to the Sydenham office and they'll stick ‘em up on their high profile sites around the city.
...as More FM welcomes a new breakfast trio, Christchurch mayor Bob Parker gets something to smile about, Young & Shand add two more to the growing flock, Adshel appoints an interim chief exec, ZenithOptimedia sends one of its own to China and Phantom Billstickers moves its HQ north to Grey Lynn.