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AUCKLAND, Today: Ogilvy NZ is justifiably pleased with the results it achieved at last month’s Best Design Awards in Wellington, where the agency picked up three Gold Pins, a Silver and two Bronzes.

Over 1100 people attended the show, said to be the largest of its kind in Australasia.

Ogilvy head of design Nathan Chambers said: “It was a special night hosting our clients from Waikato Tainui, NZ Police and Sanitarium.

“On the night they were all winners. We were especially privileged to host Kiingi Tuuheitia Pootatau Te Wherowhero and the royal family, including the Kiingi’s son, Korotangi Paki, who helped with the design of the Te Hookioi magazine artwork.

“We were especially privileged to host Kiingi Tuuheitia Pootatau Te Wherowhero and the royal family.”

“I’m pleased that our work has made such an impact across so many categories and disciplines. It’s a first for us to enter the spatial, product and public good categories and to come out with three gold is really rewarding. The awards evening was a strong showing of the top design talent and clients – committed to purposeful design for promoting and establishing NZ business.”

Ogilvy Managing Director Greg Partington adds, “We thank our clients Sanitarium, NZ Police and Waikato Tainui for their ongoing work with us. Ogilvy prides itself on its end to end capabilities and design has become a genuine specialism for this company.”

The Ogilvy winners were:

  • Gold: Sanitarium So Good – Garden of Goodness, colab with Geometry in both the Spatial and Product Design categories
  • Gold: NZ Police Parihimana Car (Environmental Graphic category)
  • Silver: NZ Police Parihimana Car (Public Good category)
  • Bronze: Waikato Tainui for Te Hookioi magazine in the heavily contested Ngā Aho category.
  • Bronze: Santarium So Good – Garden of Goodness (Environmental Graphics)

The judges said:

  • Garden of Goodness is quite delightful and playful and totally edible!”
  • Garden of Goodness is a little fantastical, sensory wonderland for all the senses – Designed in line with the food message to try new and different things.”
  • Parihimana Car is a great idea, great story and great impact. Design that connects with the community and makes it stronger.”

The agency’s finalists were: User Experience for Garden of Goodness, Colour Awards for Garden of Goodness and Te Hookioi Magazine, Design Communication for the Public Service Association, Design Craft for Rebel Sport Rugby Fighter, and Short Form Film for Church Rd Notes of Tom.

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