AUCKLAND, Today: PHD Group has announced the appointment of Nick Scott as strategic partnerships director, and the promotion of PHD group business director Helen Brown to group investment director.
SHANGHAI, Today: Chinese students and their desire to study abroad is a major drawcard for Australian and New Zealand education institutes, according to Chinese comms agency United Media Solutions.
LONDON, Today: DDB NZ has taken out one of only four Golds at the Effective Innovation category of the Warc – for (you guessed it) Netsafe Re:scam.
AUCKLAND, Today: Pitchblack Partners’ new outdoor campaign for Sanitarium uses a bold, yet simple aesthetic to remind Kiwis about their classic breakfast favourites, in an increasingly competitive cereals market.
SYDNEY, Today: Celebrated Goodoil comedy director Dave Wood was at the helm of the latest commercial for Wunderman Thompson client Kit Kat Australia & New Zealand.
NEW YORK, Today: FCB Auckland is the No 1 agency in New Zealand, according to The One Show 2019 rankings list, issued overnight.
AUCKLAND, Tuesday: Bauer Media Group has appointed Kelly Badland as the new agency sales director for the Auckland agency team. She replaces Sarah Yetton, who is now with oOh!.
AUCKLAND, Monday: Bauer Media’s editorial teams took to the blue carpet at the Voyager Media Awards on Friday, winning in four categories and coming runner-up in two.
LONDON, Today: NZ agencies are holding their own at the 57th D&AD, which has this morning announced its full shortlist – featuring Godzone at 10 = with Spain on a global basis.
QUEENSTOWN, Monday: South Island-based production shop Shotover Media has launched their latest creative work with a dramatic film shot for Queenstown Airport Corporation (which manages both Queenstown and Wanaka Airports).