M+AD has been told off for its coverage yesterday of the NZ Post pitch, won by FCB – headlined Assignment, Clemenger licked out. The wording of our report was “cleverly misleading,” says Clemenger BBDO MD Brett Hoskin.
AUCKLAND, Tuesday: Prescription lenses supplier Essilor NZ (a division of Paris-based Essilor International) has appointed a local national sales & marketing manager. Essilor NZ has no creative agency of record, but has previously worked with NZ comms shops Creature, Just Soap, Incentive Solutions, and of course Impact PR (who supplied the release).
AUCKLAND, Monday: “Those damn Kiwis are now making funnier beer ads than us,” commented Aussie site B&T at Colenso BBDO’s latest DB Export ad – a comedic Sweetshop music video to celebrate Valentine’s Day (Thursday).
AUCKLAND, Today: Grey Lynn-based indie digital transformation agency Hype & Dexter has been recognised by leading global inbound software company HubSpot, with two accolades.
WELLINGTON, Today: Entries have now opened for the 2019 PRINZ Awards – the public relations and communication management industry’s celebration of excellence in creativity and rofessionalism.
AUCKLAND, Today: New Zealand Post has identified the incumbent agencies who lost out to FCB in yesterday’s creative agency pitch announcement.
AUCKLAND, Today: Influence marketing agency Bloggers Club is believed to be closing. “Come 31st January, we will complete our last campaigns,” says owner Jenene Crossan in a post on the BC Linkedin page.
AUCKLAND, Monday: Indie creative agency Big Communications has launched a new RNZ National campaign which aims to drive increased listenership in the Auckland region.
Following a competitive pitch, Education New Zealand (ENZ) has appointed Special Group as its creative agency partner for its upcoming global brand refresh. The incumbents are believed to have been Touchcast, Clemenger BBDO and OMD.
AUCKLAND, Today: Starcom is rolling out a major new TVNZ campaign profiling the work of 1 News at Six, the country’s most watched programme.