Archive for March, 2009

CAANZ Awards

Press Release – CAANZ

The top award of Grand AXIS at the 2009 CAANZ AXIS awards was presented to Colenso BBDO for their work on Read a Book at Work for client New Zealand Book Council.
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Welcome to Advertising.Scoop

Column – Phil Bilbrough

“Time that Scoop had an Advertising channel and by Job you’re the man for it”, heartily bellowed Alastair Thompson. We then celebrated the conception of thus blog by clanking our beer tankards, chewing our tobacco, getting slapped by several women, doing a jig and singing songs of oceans that we had never sailed or would never have the balls to do so.

Welcome to Advertising.Scoop

Phil Bilbrough on Advertising
Advertising.scoop.co.nz

It didn’t happen like that. If he bellowed he would have spilt his beer. When I informed my not-so-old online industry friend of my demise from the advertising industry, he filled his mouth with more beer and said something like, “Wood you oop ..Umm eert-zing loogg.. eh?” We were at the MAC’s Brewery. “Yeah cool.”, I replied. I had finished my mouthful.

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Phil Bilbrough: TVNZ’s World Of News Campaign

Column – Phil Bilbrough

While surfing one of my favourite news sites (that is after I’ve thoroughly read Scoop.co.nz), news.bbc.co.uk , to my surprise I see a TVNZ ( www.tvnz.co.nz ) advertisement.

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Phil Bilbrough: VISA’s Go Campaign On The Money

Column – Phil Bilbrough

Isn’t it great to see a new campaign? VISA’s GO campaign has made it to NZ with some added local flavour. It has been nzherald.co.nz, and on TV.

VISA GO Trademe Online Example - nzherald.co.nz

VISA GO Trademe Online Example - nzherald.co.nz


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New Zealand company’s digital work voted the best

Press Release – AIM Proximity

At the 31st John Caples Awards for Direct Marketing Excellence held in New York today, AIM Proximity won the Sackheim Best In Show award for their interactive ‘Get in on the secret’ Valentine’s Day campaign for client The Warehouse. In a move that …
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MySpace Helps Users Stamp Out Cyber Bullying

Press Release – Myspace.com

MySpace New Zealand has launched new cyber bullying safety tips and announced a partnership with Girlfriend Magazine to promote a new online ‘Code of Conduct’ to combat cyber bullying.
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NZ Business embraces DraftFCB’s 1000 Hours Project

Press Release – DraftFCB

The 1000 Hours Project, recently launched by advertising agency DraftFCB, has received a positive response from NZ business. The initiative sees 1000 free hours of advertising expertise offered by DraftFCB to help maintain and create jobs.
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Joan Withers resigns as Fairfax Media NZ chief

Article – Businesswire

March 13 – Joan Withers resigned as head of Fairfax Media’s New Zealand operations after almost five years in the job.
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