AUCKLAND, Today: K Rd creative indie The Goat Farm celebrates (belatedly) its 10th birthday with a party next month – and all “Friends of The Farm” are invited.
AUCKLAND, Today: Special Group has hired John Marshall as joint general manager, alongside Storm Day. Marshall joins from WiTH Collective where he was general manager and led the ASB account.
AUCKLAND, Today: Downtown design agency Dow Goodfolk has created a new look for Lion’s range of Mac’s seltzers. MD Annie Dow said: “We are always fizzing to work with Lion on new ranges, so were thrilled to help them to launch their new Mac’s seltzers – low sugar, clear beer-based bevvies with refreshing flavours.
AUCKLAND, Monday: oOh! Studio has created and installed a high-impact special build along Queen St for Pump’s range of flavoured sparkling water.
AUCKLAND, Monday: Customer insights agency Perceptive, and fintech startup Paymark have launched Ada, a new tool that offers insights into the way New Zealanders spend their money.
AUCKLAND, Monday: MediaWorks has appointed Brad Gladding as head of insights. He has around 20 years’ experience in research and insights roles, and joins from Foodstuffs where he was head of customer insights & intelligence.
BANGKOK, Friday: New Zealand agencies stayed away in droves from Asian creative festival Adfest’s 2021 Lotus Awards – formerly one of the region’s most prestigious – held at a virtual ceremony last week.
SYDNEY, Today: M&C Saatchi Australia produced the first AUNZ tourist campaign out of the blocks to take advantage of the prospect of a travel bubble with Australia.
LONDON, Friday: There are five or six individuals – including The Queen, Prince Charles, and British PM of the day – for whose deaths the broadcaster and government has detailed protocols.
AUCKLAND, Friday: Val Morgan NZ claimed a strong Easter period, with 227,000 Kiwis visiting VM cinemas in the last full week of April. This was the best full-week performance seen since January 2020.