Unlike most awards, during the judging the team decided we need to make up a few more specific categories to reward some other moments, people and businesses we felt were deserving of a special nod. Although they didn’t walk away with a special doorstop trophy, we hope they basked in a warm of glow of victory as they were announced.
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Warning: the content in this ad might lead to eyes welling, sporadic lip wobbles or discomfort in the throat (or a combination of all three) among dads.
Rebel Sport has launched a new motivational campaign, via Ogilvy, that profiles All Black Malakai Fekitoa whose resilience proved him worth to wear the team jersey. It then hopes to inspire other athletes to do the same, by asking ‘What’s Your Why?’.
It’s not Christmas without carols, trees and ads. And while New Zealand retail brands aren’t going as large as those in the UK, whose Christmas campaigns tend to be looked forward to and often clock up views in the millions, there are signs that things might be heading in a more emotional direction here too.
Rebel Sport has kicked off its summer promotional push, with a brand campaign by Ogilvy & Mather that calls on Kiwis to take advantage of the warmer weather by getting outside and breaking a sweat. PLUS: Red Bull tries to get its brand messaging into consumers ears through Pandora.
Ogilvy & Mather took out the July Newspaper Ad of the Month award for its topical Rebel Sport ad ‘National Pride’, scooping up $500 for the win.
Rebel Sport has released the latest iteration of its winter campaign via Ogilvy & Mather which features a mysterious graffiti artist bringing a sports club’s motto to life at its clubhouse.
One of the bedrocks of being a good sportperson is the ability to work well in a team, and this shines through in Rebel Sport’s new commercial created by Ogilvy & Mather and The Sweet Shop for its winter campaign.
The fervour around the Black Caps and their amazing performance in the Cricket World Cup is manifesting itself in a number of ways. Here are a few of them.
The Blackcaps’ decimation of England on Friday was a joy for many Kiwis to behold. Rebel Sport took the opportunity to congratulate the lads on the win with a print ad that ran on Saturday. And no words were needed to convey the sense of smugness.
Brad Thorn put his husky voice to good use for Rebel Sport’s ‘Ode to Winter’ campaign by reading a poem written by Ogilvy & Mather’s departing executive creative director Angus Hennah. And Ladi6 has put her sultry voice to good use in her first ever TV brand spot by reading a poem about summer.
Rebel Sport is continuing its facts-based advertising approach with a new spot that alludes to the natural advantage that left-handed batsmen have over their right-handed counterparts. The 30-second clip, which was conceptualised by Ogilvy and shot by Film 360, is the latest iteration of the ongoing ‘no one gets sports like us’ positioning, and follows on from Rebel Sport’s ‘Sprinting or Flying?’ TVC that was released toward the end of last year.
Rebel Sport is continuing to tell its brand story via a new poetic spot that’s narrated by the stirring voice of ex-All Black star Brad Thorn. Written by Ogilvy’s executive creative director Angus Hennah and directed by a Sweet Shop team headed by Joel Harmsworth, the one-minute spot couples gruff spoken word poetry with a gritty montage of sportspeople enduring the heaviness of playing a sport outdoors in winter.
Hard-nosed sales messages are a hallmark of retail advertising. But the best brands try to tell a story as well and Rebel Sport has invested significantly in its brand advertising over the past few years. Judging by its impressive results, that strategy is working well and the combo approach has continued with the launch of its new brand platform, which aims to show that no-one gets sport like Rebel Sport by revealing intriguing facts about individual sports.
The Briscoes lady—AKA Tammy Wells—has been invading New Zealand’s living rooms and mailboxes for almost a quarter of a century and, after thousands of ads about massive savings and red hot sales, the ‘You’ll never by better’ slogan has been well and truly etched into the nation’s consciousness. And this week the Kiwi retailer marked a significant milestone as it celebrated 150 years of business. PLUS: some classic old ads.