The booze laws are in for a bit of a tune-up this year, with a yet-to-be-announced, Government appointed panel set to bang heads over things like the role of alcohol sponsorship, price controls and industry self-regulation of advertising. Of all the beer brands, Tui is probably the one most often singled out for pushing the envelope, both for its controversial, long-running, PC-busting billboards and for supposedly using sex to sell beer with the Tui brewery girls. But the numerous complainers haven’t stopped it from continuing to use cheekiness and humour in its ads and, carrying on the popular tradition of using brewery raids, elaborate disguises and gnomes—Saatchi & Saatchi and The Sweet Shop have launched another entertaining brand ad for Tui Blond lager.
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Not getting enough taste from your regular beer? Want more ‘aggravation’ before the sweet, sweet nectar touches your lips? Think drinking out of a glass is for losers? Well then, DB has come to the rescue with its new vortex bottle for Tui blond and the new innovation is being promoted in quintessentially cheeky (teehee) Tui fashion with the return of a scantily-clad yet awfully intelligent brewery girl.
The up-until-relatively-recently New Zealand-owned mobile marketing company The Hyperfactory has managed to get four finalist nods in the 2010 Mobile Marketing Association Global Awards. And Tui Blond’s consumer sampling campaign for the brand’s launch by POCKETvouchers is also in the running.
Who it’s for: Tui Blond by Saatchi & Saatchi.
Why we like it: Tui sticks to what it knows and dishes out a few home truths and cheeky social observations on the Kiwi zeitgeist for April Fools, focusing on the many fools and some of the head-shaking foolishness …