Ponsonby agency Lassoo Media & PR has three new international clients, and added three staff.
Bauer Media Group ceo Paul Dykzeul has been elected as chair of the Magazine Publishers Association, replacing Tangible Media publisher John Baker.
Retail agency .99 will spearhead the sponsorship line-up at this year’s Top Shop Retail Excellence Awards in a new alliance with the Retailers Association (NZRA).
The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity will this year take its shortlist exhibitions into the digital realm with Microsoft acting as its Technology Innovation Partner.
The new owners of liquor retailer The Mill have appointed Y&R to lead the chain’s 35 stores in a major upgrade and rebrand. The incumbent was Barnes, Catmur & Friends.
TECH GUY FINDS FULFILMENT IN STRATEGY: Sky TV has created a new senior strategy role and promoted Matthew Orange to the position.
Total interactive advertising spend in New Zealand was $120.22 million up 22% from Q1, 2013, according to figures out today from the Interactive Advertising Bureau.
Whittaker’s won many friends when it stuck by Nigella Lawson during her recent troubles. Now the chocolate maker is reaping the rewards for its courage with a handsome new TVC, released simultaneously last night across NZ & Australia to an instant global audience of 2 million (via Facebook).
Y&R head of copy Carlos Savage has been appointed Associate CD on the Land Rover global account at Y&R New York.
CAANZ partnered with 90 Seconds TV to capture highlights from the 2014 inaugural Beacon Awards, held at the Viaduct Events Centre earlier this month.