Gill Stewart to leave TRB

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Gill Stewart has resigned as general manager of The Radio Bureau (TRB). She has not yet revealed her plans for the future, and both networks said she’d be replaced “in the near future”.

Bürgen & Vogels go bread to bread

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Colenso BBDO is pitching breadmaker Bürgen’s new campaign, launched this week, as the opening rounds of a contest between a current title holder and a former champ making a strong comeback. “This contest,” says Colenso CD Steve Cochran, “will be fought and won in the hearts, minds and taste buds of Kiwi families.

Lock up your lemons

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“The visit of some fruit-loving  pests from Queensland has resulted in one of the most innovative advertising campaigns  I have ever seen,” writes alert reader Peter Vegas (a senior creative at FCB Auckland).

NZ ad codes – have your say

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The Advertising Standards Authority is measuring awareness about the NZ advertising codes and complaint procedures. The ASA’s partners in the exercise are Research NZ Ltd and the Marketing Association.

Toybox tastes transtasman success

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TOYBOX Animation slipped through the cracks of our AWARD Awards finals coverage – the Freemans Bay-based facility made the finals of both the Australian AWARD Awards and New Zealand’s AXIS with their work for Clemenger Sydney charity client Dry July.