WELLINGTON, Today: Clemenger BBDO and the NZ Transport Agency have launched a new campaign to reduce young driver fatalities by getting them into safer cars.
AUCKLAND, Today: The Comms Council has named its two international judges for Axis 2019 – DDB Sydney ECD Tara Ford, and TBWA Toronto ECD Jenny Glover.
AUCKLAND, Today: The Comms Council and Marketing Week UK have formed a partnership to bring Professor Mark Ritson’s unique 12-week Mini Marketing MBA online course to NZ.
NEW YORK, Today: M+AD’s report yesterday about former Saatchi NZ CD Tom Eslinger – taken from the current ad-tech Sydney site – was a bit dated!
SYDNEY, Yesterday: WPP AUNZ has announced that John Gutteridge – formerly the Singapore-based APAC ceo at J. Walter Thompson – is to take on the newly created role of chief executive officer for Wunderman Thompson Australia/NZ.
AUCKLAND, Today: New Zealand advertising boundaries have been expanded in a new audience measurement digital billboard campaign that uses viewer engagement to generate donations for charity.
NEW YORK, Wednesday: Grey Lynn-based animation studio Flux has two finalists through to the early shortlist stage of the One Show 2019 global advertising & design awards.
LONDON, Wednesday: VMLY&R New Zealand has picked up Silver in the Effective Channel Integration category at the Warc Media Awards.
AUCKLAND, Today: WPP media agency Ikon NZ has been appointed as the communications agency for both Zuru and Rascal + Friends, effective immediately. There was no pitch; the incumbent was Independent Media.
NEW YORK, Today: New York Festivals International Advertising Awards has appointed two prominent New Zealanders to its 2019 grand jury – Clemenger BBDO CD Emily Beautrais and McCann Australia chief strategy officer Fran Clayton.