Four new faces at Chemistry Interaction: Auckland integrated indie agency Chemistry Interaction has hired four new staff members to help service new business wins from Blue Wing Honda, Sovereign, Fairview and Chevron. Three of the new arrivals are in creative, and one in client service.
Kelly Addis returns to lead new Auckland agency: Zoo Auckland has recently opened its doors in Mt Eden, marking the Melbourne agency’s first international venture. The Auckland agency will be headed by Kelly Addis, formerly based in Melbourne, and whose role has expanded to Auckland/Melbourne CEO.
Celebrated Auckland-based creative Andy Blood has joined Colenso BBDO – apparently as a freelancer.
Hallenstein Brothers have launched their innovative High Performance Suit range with a TVC fronted by Carey Hart, motocross legend and husband of the singer Pink.
The 60 years celebration continues for Holden, with the integrated part of the campaign kicking off this week. The campaign follows the restoration of a 1969 Holden Monaro HT GTS.
New Zealand has 15 entries through to the shortlist stage of the 2014 Clio Awards. Saatchi & Saatchi and Whybin\TBWA\DAN lead the way with four entries shortlisted each.
The drums are saying that the pitch for the Auckland Council is now down to two, after Ogilvy fell over.
Auckland indie agency Running with Scissors has been working with the New Zealand Labour Party to create their campaign for the 2014 election. This information comes in a release from RwS, effectively laying to rest earlier reports (including ours) that the party was not releasing details about its agency partners.
The London Metropolitan police this week warned internet users that they may be committing a crime if they watched the online video of the brutal Isis murder of journalist James Foley..
Clemenger BBDO Wellington and Curious Film have shared a Gold at the 2014 A-List Hollywood Advertising Craft Awards.