YWCA Auckland is continuing the fight for gender pay equality in New Zealand with its latest campaign which calls for the Governor of the Reserve Bank to remove gallant suffragette Kate Sheppard from the $10 note.
Fonterra Brands NZ has appointed Colenso BBDO as its social media partner for all brands, after a pitch that is said to have included OMD’s Fuse (the incumbent), and Young & Shand.
Federation Auckland has created a new campaign for Cavalier Bremworth which positions them as the only NZ carpetmaker that manufactures 100% in NZ with NZ materials.
Australian ad website Mumbrella has announced it will no longer attend the Cannes Lions, in protest against ongoing scam ads scandals.
Just two Kiwis have been named for jury service at September’s Spikes Asia – Colenso MD Nick Garrett and Y&R CD Gavin Siakimotu. (Ten Aussies were appointed.)
APN Outdoor has unveiled New Zealand’s first digital billboard network. “This comes after two years of planning, development and technological research into perfecting the world’s first network of this magnitude and sophistication and integrates the country’s first digital billboard launched in Queen St last year,” said APNO general manager Phil Clemas.
Val Morgan has released details of its new cinema advertising platform, CineTAM, powered by an 80,000-strong loyalty membership base.
Former Telecom NZ senior executive Kieren Cooney, who was famously called a “smart-arse” last year by an Australian Senator, has been appointed managing director of DDB Group Sydney.
The team at OMD Auckland spent yesterday giving back to the community through the agency’s annual Do Good Day. A group of 70 staff volunteered their time to help paint Blockhouse Bay’s Glenavon School, landscape its gardens and create porcelain wall mosaics.
Saatchi & Saatchi and the Electoral Commission have launched a campaign to answer the large number of non-voters who say they don’t feel like their vote is worth anything.