AUCKLAND, Today: At least 7500 people work in NZ creative comms companies, an industry insider told M+AD (following our earlier inquiry).
AUCKLAND, Today: The makers of the world’s highest-rated Manuka honey, The True Honey Co, has assigned lead creative duties on its global brand to Federation NZ.
SYDNEY, Today: TikTok is a young juggernaut well placed to weather the standard social network growing pains in front of them – namely monetisation and audience scaling,” wrotes DDB Sydney head of social Alex Watts in a timely B&T guest post.
AUCKLAND, Thursday: Just what does the internet smell like; spicy memes, thirst traps, salt bae, fake tan? To answer this most pressing of questions, promoting its broadband offering, 2degrees and TBWA have brought back Rhys Darby for one last mission.
AUCKLAND, Today: Contact Energy, New Zealand’s second-largest energy company, has appointed Special Group as its new creative agency, following a pitch.
NEW YORK, Wednesday: New Zealand agency Alexander PR has been recognised as the second-best small agency (5-20 employees) to work for in Asia-Pacific by global public relations industry organisation PRovoke Media (formerly The Holmes Report).
AUCKLAND, Wednesday: The new campaign launched today for Kiwi-owned vape company Alt – including two tvcs and print ads – was produced entirely in-house.
PROVIDENCE, RHODE ISLAND, Wednesday: A major new book on the esports (competitive gaming) industry has just launched. And the author, William Collis, has a Kiwi connection.
AUCKLAND, Tuesday: San Diego-based customer data oufit Tealium has appointed ex-Marketo sales veteran Aaron Senden as country manager, to lead the company’s operations in New Zealand.
AUCKLAND, Tuesday: Indie media agency D3 has today announced the launch of D3 Commerce and two new hires – CRO lead Alexis Courselle and account manager Holly Boswell.