IAB NZ Standards & Guidelines Council has embarked on a project to produce best practice guidelines for native advertising in NZ.
FCB and Vodafone have made what may well turn out to be an inspired choice to replace another inspirational choice – James Rolleston – as the new face of the telco. Everyone loves piglets, and there are few piglets more loveable than Piggy-Sue. Now let’s see how she lasts the distance.
No glory for NZ agencies at The New York Festivals Awards presentation on Friday night (NZ time). NZ won just two Third Prizes – one to DDB, the other to Cirkus.
True to the pioneering spirit of its West Coast homeland, Monteith’s is “following no one” yet again, thanks to its digital agency PHDIQ and Atlas (a Facebook company).
Colenso BBDO and Finch have shot a new campaign for George Weston Foods’ new Tip Top Hi-Protein Bread.
The New Zealand Herald took out the trifecta at the 2015 Canon Media Awards on Friday night, awarded Newspaper of the Year and Best Daily Newspaper (over 30,000 circulation) while its digital stablemate nzherald.co.nz was judged Best Website.
MediaWorks Radio nudged ahead of NZME in the medal count at last night’s NZ Radio Awards in Auckland, scoring 27 category wins, while NZME scored 18. The Sir Paul Holmes Broadcaster of the year was Mike Hosking of Newstalk ZB (a NZME brand).
Fresh from last week’s One Show Gold Pencil win in London, Colenso’s Mars K9FM campaign has added a scarce-as-hen’s-teeth D&AD Black Pencil – one of only five awarded – in New York overnight.
The Magazine Publishers Association has issued its call for entries for the 2015 Magazine Media Awards. “The updated name – Magazine Media Awards – and the 44 award categories reflect the ever-evolving role of magazines and the diversity of magazine media offerings,” says MPA executive director Pip Elliott.
Christchurch City Council communications team members Anne-Marie Robinson and Linda Bennett have overnight been awarded the top honour for their entry ‘Home truths – communicating the risk of landslides to Port Hills residents’ at the annual PRINZ Awards.