New Zealand’s premier international showcase for contemporary art, the Auckland Art Fair returns in 2018 to showcase interesting art from the Pacific Rim – at The Cloud on Auckland’s Queen’s Wharf from Wednesday 23 May to Sunday the 27th.
Aeroplane Music has promoted Wayne Bell to the new position of creative director. He’s also been appointed to the company’s board of directors.
FCB, with production support from Liquid Studios, is launching a new Mitre 10 campaign for its private label home improvement range, Number 8, to re-ignite the uniquely Kiwi brand in the minds of DIYers.
Global cruise line Royal Caribbean International has launched its first major multimedia advertising campaign in the New Zealand market with a 30 and 15 second primetime TVC on TV1 and TV2, created (according to a report from Campaign Brief Australia) by Sydney agency Hulsbosch.
Paris, Jan 17: The Epica Awards – the only global ad show run by journalists (including M+AD) – has kicked off the new year by announcing a new prize: the Responsibility Grand Prix. The prize will be awarded in association with ACT Responsible, the association supporting cause-related advertising.
Brands and the media – in NZ as well as the rest of the world – will redefine modern masculinity this year, according to Getty Images’ 2018 Visual Trends, released overnight.
Global Aussie site Best Ads on TV has named J Walter Thompson NZ’s Yeah Nah! for Ford NZ as a winner in the Print section of its Best Ads Of The Week column – an accolade endorsed by US site Adforum.
The slowdown in production over the holiday period has produced a vacuum in the latest Top 10 data – this month’s column is essentially a refresh of the November/December list.
The Comms Council has announced the appointment of a second international judge for Axis 2018 – he’s Scott Nowell, chief creative officer & co-founder of Sydney indie agency The Monkeys.
Phantom Billstickers transformed the back end of a dingy Christchurch building into a work of contemporary art for its clients.
For the last 24 Christmases, Spark’s Santaline has received hundreds of thousands of calls yearly – all from excited Kiwi kids, eager to make sure Santa gets their wish-list.
Auckland-based commercial strategist Sarah Lewis and brand advocacy specialist Nick Rowland are launching a new sponsorship event named The Partnership Huddle.