NZME is launching The Hits into the Coromandel in two weeks – on Friday 1 December, just in time for summer road trips and lazy beach days.
This mo season, NZ-born vodka brand 42Below is set to launch an “eco-draft stopper” made from real moustaches to help save the world. The concept was created for the Australian market only via Colenso BBDO New Zealand.
Freeview has appointed Jason Foden as chief executive officer after serving several months as acting general manager. Prior to taking up his role at Freeview, Foden was the general manager of OnDemand at TVNZ for over three years.
Aussie condom brand Skyn was ready for this week’s historic same-sex marriage proclamation – getting this very good TVC up and running the next day.
New World’s regular Christmas guest, Noel, returns to NZ screens this summer, starring in a new 60” TVC – the third annual instalment of this enduring Christmas campaign over the years.
Global media agency network Mindshare has appointed Campbell Smith to the role of client leader at Mindshare New Zealand.
Saatchi & Saatchi has launched a new brand campaign for KiwiPlates, encouraging Kiwis to embrace whatever they’re into and “own it” with a personalised plate.
Indie Auckland creative agency Run has won the Friendship House business in a pitch against three other – unnamed – agencies.
The judging panels at the Campaign Asia Pacific Agency of the Year Awards have named Colenso BBDO, DDB, Special Group as their three finalists for NZ Creative Agency of the Year.
DDB Group’s CRM shop Track NZ (formerly known as Rapp) has appointed senior copywriter Claire Huddart – a 25-year veteran at leading agencies in London & Auckland – to its creative team in Greys Ave.
“Dear MA+D Ed,” writes Ogilvy CD Kim Ellison. “I moved to the Hawke’s Bay six months ago and am absolutely loving it!
Leading ANZ cloud accounting company Reckon has appointed Nicholas Ogilvy as business development manager to continue to grow its 6000-strong partner network.