Stuff has announced plans to sell or close 28 mastheads (listed below) from its print portfolio of smaller community/rural titles and free inserts. The changes are a continuation of Stuff’s strategy to grow its digital business and recognise print’s ongoing challenges, says ceo Sinead Boucher.
Colenso BBDO and Mainland have created a very, very time-consuming promotion – the Mainland 2000-Piece Voucher – mimicking the adage that aging the perfect cheese takes patience.
Timing a new product launch with the recent lunar eclipse produced impressive results for the new Assignment Group/OMD Eclipse Cross campaign for Mitsubishi New Zealand – the locally produced campaign helped exceed sales targets in the most competitive automotive sector.
Kingsland-based photographic agency Proof has added lensman Bas van Est to its roster in Auckland (which already includes Duncan Innes, Lee Howell, and Reagen Butler).
Leading New Zealand public relations & strategic communications agency Pead PR has promoted Sarah Munnik to the position of managing director, replacing Becky Erwood who has stepped down to embark on a new business venture.
M+AD ed David Gapes has accepted an invitation to take part in the online jury for Hungarian national creative ad awards show Hipnozis, organised by leading Budapest-based media + advertising magazine Kreativ. The entry call has already been made (scroll down for the link).
Wellington-based live action and motion graphics production studio Dusk says it’s heading into 2018 “with a revamped identity, a new website, some very cool new work and the impressive signing of a new director whose history includes working with The Beatles and Gorillaz.
The end of 2017 has seen Outdoor revenue, through OMANZ members, surpass NZ$120 million for the full year, increasing 18% versus 2016. The growth across two years is 50% for 2017 vs 2015 and comparing further back 2017 is just over double the revenue five years ago.
Leading Australasian out-of-home company oOh!media has announced continued double-digit growth in revenue (up 13.1%) and Underlying EBITDA (up 22.5%), while delivering significantly improved operating margins for the year ended 31 December.
One of the region’s more formidable creative talents, Levi Slavin, chief creative officer at Colenso BBDO, is joining the Digiday Media Awards Europe 2018 panel, along with star marketer (and client) Sarah Williams, head of brand, communications and experience at Spark.
Entries to the 2018 NZ Radio Awards close Monday March 5 at 5pm. Late entries (for a small additional fee) close Friday March 9.
The NZ Women in Film & TV organisation has announced the WIFT 2018 finalists for eight award categories, as selected by the judging panel of Christina Milligan (chair), Robin Laing, Vicki Jackways, Jill Macnab, Christina Asher, Alyx Duncan, and Cass Avery.