AUCKLAND, Today: QMS has switched on the first digital spectacular of its kind on Auckland’s North Shore with The Takapuna, illuminating Anzac St on the side of the premium Shore City mall.
NEW YORK, Today: Patrick Murphy, creative director at Auckland indie ad agency Chemistry, has been invited to judge at the 2020 Echo Awards in Manhattan in November.
AUCKLAND, Today: VMLY&R has crafted a new Woman’s Day brand campaign, with a new tvc – inviting readers to go on a ‘vacay’ with the magazine.
AUCKLAND, Today: The Marketing Association is hawking tickets for its upcoming Marketing Law Workshop in November – with an all-female cast of facilitators.
AUCKLAND, Monday: 99 has taken on comms consultant Nina Bialostocki as director of performance. 99 MD Troy Fuller said: “Nina brings over 25 years of experience in media, advertising, consulting & marketing communications both locally and internationally. Her expertise in creating strategies using technology and data will add even more value to 99’s offering.
SINGAPORE, Today: NZ-based Ukrainian photographer Sacha Stejko travelled to Poland to shoot a new global campaign for TBWA Singapore client Standard Chartered Bank. “Gender,” Stejko says, “shouldn’t be a barrier to progress”.
AUCKLAND, Today: The glitter has finally finished falling on Botab 2019. The 12th instalment, brought to us by Flying Fish and the Comms Council, played to a sold-out house at a sellout with at least 500 there to witness “a brilliant display of sequins, feathers and a lot of sass” (juicy quote courtesy of the Comms Council’s Amal Siddique).
AUCKLAND, Today: A magical stingray living in the Mangawhai Estuary is at the centre of the latest story book adventure released by Auckland-based Boyd PR to raise funds for the Northland Rescue Helicopter.
AUCKLAND, Today: Official Botab charity MusicHelps, which aims to use the power of music to help and heal New Zealanders in need, has created NZ Music T-Shirt Day. MusicHelps GM Peter Dickens unveiled the event on stage at Botab on Thursday.
AUCKLAND, Today: Special Group NZ created a simple graphic may-the-best-team-win execution for Guinness to craft a press, street poster and digital campaign to ramp up the drama before Saturday’s knockout quarter-final Ireland and the all-conquering ABs.