ecostore won the Ministry of the Environment’s Green Ribbon Business Leadership Award at the ceremony held at the Beehive in Wellington last night.
Colenso BBDO and the NZ Breast Cancer Foundation have completed their joint project to create a cream that helps women check themselves for lumps in the breast. The product is now on sale for $11.99 at Countdown, Pak’n’Save, New World, The Warehouse, and at skinfood.co.nz.
SKY TV has won six Golds and a Bronze at the Promax BDA NZ Awards (which honour TV promo creativity in NZ) in Auckland. MediaWorks won three Golds and three Silvers, followed by TVNZ Blacksand (1 Gold, 3 Silver), Maori TV (one Gold, four Silver), Prime TV (two Silvers) and Brandspank (a Silver).
NZ agencies picked up six Golds at the Asian Marketing Effectiveness & Strategy Awards in Singapore overnight. Saatchi & Saatchi and Auckland indie Republik covered themselves in glory with two Golds apiece. The other two Golds went to DDB and Colenso.
MSN New Zealand and Radio New Zealand have unveiled a partnership that will see digital content produced by Radio NZ distributed by MSN NZ.
The Public Relations Institute (PRINZ) has recognised the late Joseph Peart by naming the top Accreditation in Public Relations student award in his honour.
By Jacqueline Bourke, Getty Images’ global creative insights & planning manager: The use of mobile devices in everyday life isn’t ‘on the rise’ – it has arrived. Smartphone and tablet devices are glued to our hands both in the boardroom and while at home as our working and entertainment habits are dominated by pixels and HD displays.
Yahoo New Zealand has today announced the launch of its mobile app, which aims to bring the “best stories” together in a personalised stream.
Once again, the ad industry is missing in action from the Queen’s Birthday honours list. But one newspaperman made the grade – former NZ Herald editor Gavin Ellis has made an officer of the NZ Order of Merit for services to journalism.
The Global Awards 2015 competition has issued its call for entries. The Globals, which honour excellence in healthcare communications, will this year again hold twin awards ceremonies in New York City and in Sydney (in December).