The Marketing Association is a finalist for the second year running in the NFP category of the AUT Business School Excellence in Business Support Awards.
The London International Awards has extended its entry deadline by two weeks – to Monday 30 June 30, meaning entrants who have already completed the entry process can now file newly released work.
Sydney & Auckland-based global search & selection organisation Hourigan International has appointed Natasja Barclay as leadership consultant, joining managing partner Mark Jenner in the Auckland office.
Woolworths Australia is looking at looks at paying compensation to agencies involved in a prolonged pitch for its A$240m media account business.
The Green Party has appointed downtown Auckland agency Post Creative to work on the party’s upcoming election campaign.
TV ONE publicist Dominica Leonard has resigned to join World Vision as a PR advisor. “Hopefully, it will be as much fun as working in television has been,” she says.
This year’s Effies Entry Writing Workshop will again be facilitated by Convenor of Judges Lew Bentley, an Auckland-based independent strategic planner and researcher.
Saatchi & Saatchi Worldwide CEO Kevin Roberts has resigned as an independent director on the board of Telecom/Spark – and has been replaced by a San Francisco-based Aussie.
To launch World Oceans Day, DDB and Greenpeace created a new video ep of social media phenomenon The Beached Whale, revealing that the popular animated cetacean had died from eating too much “plistuc”.
Ogilvy & Mather has created a new print campaign for Forest & Bird that swings on the power of a humble $5 bill. It will run in The Listener, and other selected magazines.