CHRISTCHURCH, Today: Auckland creative/production indie Augusto, with media partner Together, has announced a “blossoming new friendship” with retirement/aged care provider Arvida, with the launch of their new Good Friends campaign.
AUCKLAND, Wednesday: Ponsonby indie YoungShand has promoted Emma Dalton to general manager after 3½ years with the agency.
AUCKLAND, Today: Whittaker’s marketing manager Jasmine Currie and design legend Karen Walker are headlining next month’s Marketing Association Brainy Breakfast (sponsored by Qrious).
AUCKLAND, Wednesday: Creative software provider Streamtime and design platform teaching provider Design Assembly have launched a hybrid online course for agency owners.
AUCKLAND, Wednesday: FCB this week launches a new brand campaign for Wattie’s, inviting Kiwis to “feed the love” using their iconic products to deliver the message.
NEW YORK, Today: FCB NZ seems likely to benefit from an AU NZ alignment of the strategic & creative accounts for the New Zealand launch of General Motors Specialty Vehicles.
AUCKLAND, Tuesday: For the first time, QR codes are to be embedded into New Zealand television ads, via a campaign from national outdoor retailer Torpedo7 (with media assistance from OMG and PR from Eleven).
AUCKLAND, Tuesday: A new face has touched down in the antipodes and joined the Fish&Clips Ponsonby team for commercial and music video representation.
AUCKLAND, Today: In a story yesterday about LexisNexis, M+AD appeared to call into question the commitment of Sydney-based media intelligence company Isentia to the NZ part of its AU NZ arrangements.
AUCKLAND, Today: Mini’s new Danger Breaks For You campaign via Colenso BBDO is promoting its growing suite of smart features, including its automatic emergency brake assist – a feature that senses obstacles on the road and automatically applies the car’s braking.