Archive for the 'Ad News' Category

Phil Bilbrough: Love those BIG Ads

Love those BIG Ads

By Phil Bilbrough

I was in advertising and parts of me (liver, kidney) are still. Why did I get into advertising? Well I like BIG ads and when I was offered an ad job, I was unemployed.  I still likeBIG ads. TV Ads were always more exciting than our TV and ads are the only thing to look at in a magazine. Those and the naked women. Read more »

Phil Bilbrough: Online cars, chocolate bars, and a city’s ripped backsides

Online cars, chocolate bars, and a city’s ripped backsides

By Phil Bilbrough

What are cars doing online? I mean you can’t take them for a drive. You can’t get inside, smell the new car smell, push the new buttons, rev the gauge into red, you can’t hold the wheel and rub your shoulder blades and buttocks against the new seat. You can’t open the ash tray and glide it shut, and you can’t slam the car door and hear that thump of quality. Read more »

Saatchi & Saatchi Nz Wins Big At Admedia & Axis

Press Release – Saatchi and Saatchi

The award season kicked off in style for Saatchi & Saatchi’s New Zealand offices with the announcement of the 2009 Fairfax AdMedia winners, closely followed by the CAANZ AXIS award show.
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MySpace Helps Users Stamp Out Cyber Bullying

Press Release –

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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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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