SYDNEY, Wednesday: Australia has dumped the kangaroo, and chosen the yellow wattle as its new national logo – to the delight of comedy-loving Aussies, who believe it looks like the Coronavirus.
AUCKLAND, Today: The Comms Council is offering free 12-month membership to any individual made redundant from a member agency.
AUCKLAND, Today: The Comms Council had to overcome a series of offshore bureaucratic difficulties before finally posting a 2020 Effie entry link on its website (scroll down).
AUCKLAND, Tuesday: Newton-based Hustle & Bustle, which describes itself as a “PR/brand experience agency”, has been appointed as the agency partner for LVMH’s Moët Hennessy New Zealand.
AUCKLAND, Today: Denizen magazine – one of the few classy glossy titles left in the wake of the Bauer desertion – has just released its first post-Covid issue, a remarkable 264-page read.
AUCKLAND, Today: Lumo is putting on weight – despite the pandemic. Charlie McCubbine, formerly of Mediaworks, has joined Lumo as direct account manager.
AUCKLAND, Today: The Effies open for entry today (scroll down for the links). “We almost didn’t have an Effie Awards programme this year,” emails the Comms Council’s Nathasha Galloway.
NEW YORK, Monday: Two NZ creatives are among the 13 APAC creatives – themselves part of the global jury of 88 creatives from 25 countries announced for Next Creative Leaders competition, run jointly by The One Club for Creativity and The 3% Movement.
AUCKLAND, Monday: Stuff turned the ripe old age of 20 on Saturday and the celebrations keep coming with the launch of a new homepage today.
AUCKLAND, Monday: Herne Bay-based brand strategy & identity design company Unsworth Shepherd has created a nationwide out-of-home campaign designed to highlight the strength and effectiveness of out of home as a broadcast medium.