AUCKLAND, Thursday: Of the 17 Golds awarded at the Effies in Shed 10 last night, DDB won eight of them for their work with two clients. PHD won three, Ogilvy two and Clemenger BBDO, BC&F Dentsu, Saatchi & Saatchi and Track won one Gold apiece.
CHRISTCHURCH, Today: Strategy Creative (branches in Australia, NZ and Japan) has partnered with ChristchurchNZ, the city’s economic development agency, to communicate the narrative of the revitalised Christchurch city.
AUCKLAND, Thursday: justONE managing director Ben Goodale is to leave the agency at the end of the year and take a career break, which coincides with a big relocation exercise about to be undertaken by the agency.
AUCKLAND, Thursday: J Walter Thompson has unveiled a joint initiative with KiwiHarvest and Olympus to generate food for Kiwis in need.
AUCKLAND, Thursday: Ogilvy has welcomed Huia Ngapo to the team in the capacity of marketing director. She brings diverse experience, having worked in senior level roles for the last 10 years both locally and internationally.
AUCKLAND, Today: PHD was the only New Zealand agency to receive top agency honours at the Trans-Tasman Google Awards, which recognise exceptional work in Performance advertising in Australia and New Zealand.
AUCKLAND, Today: London/Sydney/Auckland PR group Adhesive – headed in NZ by Lwindi Ellis – has celebrated its third birthday with a successful pitch defence of a valued client, plus one new client, and a new office in the Britomart.
SYDNEY, Wednesday: In the latest issue of Australia’s Mumbrella, senior reporter Zoe Samos offers some interesting insights into the demise of a monthly icon: “Cosmopolitan is gone: another brand fallen victim to a lack of relevance and value in the digital age,” she writes.
AUCKLAND, Today: Kathmandu is launching its first ever global campaign, World Ready, to raise the profile of the outdoor brand both locally and globally and accelerate its momentum as a leading travel and adventure brand.
AUCKLAND, Today: DDB and Warehouse Stationery have launched a new spot, Stationery Ranger, the first piece of work in an SME-focused campaign.