Browsing: Steve Kane

News
Land Rover and Y&R’s story of love found, lost, restored and reunited dishes up a dose of the feels, gains international attention
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Car brands love stunts, as evidenced by this cracker from Ford in the US. And car brands also love restoring old models/pimping out new ones, as evidenced by Holden’s 60th campaign and the bespoke Toyota Hiluxes created for Willie Apiata and Matt Watson. But Land Rover New Zealand and Y&R NZ have combined the two in a clever campaign that has brought joy to the hearts of many—and presumably some jealously to the hearts of those who wish it had happened to them. And there’s a special connection, as one of the recipients, Will Radford, is my tin-arse brother in law.

Opinion
Year in Review: Steve Kane, Y&R
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In keeping with an ongoing tradition, a few industry players gave us their take on the year for our annual opinion harvest. Here’s what Steve Kane, managing director of Y&R NZ, thought about 2014.

News
Y&R scores Wellington Sevens account
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While the problems at troubled retailer Postie Plus, which is currently searching for a buyer, are causing a few headaches for Y&R at present, it’s continued its winning ways elsewhere after being appointed as the creative lead for the 2015 Sevens Wellington campaign following a competitive tender process involving five Wellington agencies.

News
Y&R stacks on The Mill
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Y&R New Zealand’s Friday night drinks trolley will be well-stocked from now on because it’s picked up another new piece of business in the form of nationwide liquor retail chain The Mill. Plus: more account move news.

Movings/shakings
TBWA\ gets the Kane
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After seven years with DDB Group, and three in the role of experiential creative director, Steve Kane has taken a role as “a senior, multi-faceted creative director” at Whybin\TBWA, where he will work under executive creative director Andy Blood.