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Hell brings new meaning to billboard skin for rabbit pizza launch

By , 2014-04-11 13:56:47

We've seen see-through billboards, exploding billboards and bleeding billboards. And now we've got an animal-skin billboard, with Hell and Barnes, Catmur & Friends celebrating today's launch of the new smoked rabbit pizza with an outdoor execution (perhaps quite literally) made entirely out of leftover rabbit skins.

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Vodafone goes for gold with Galaxy S5

By , 2014-04-11 12:49:12

Vodafone is making sure it doesn't miss out on its share of sales of Samsung's latest generation Galaxy smartphone, the S5, with a hint of gold fever. It negotiated to offer the gold variant of the device and is putting up a bunch of swag to enthusiasts who can't resist being first to get the new tech.

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Superlatives abound as Auckland Transport unveils electric trains via Work Communications

By , 2014-04-11 12:12:55

Auckland Transport has rolled out the superlatives in a campaign for its new range of electric trains, which will start running in the Super City from 28 April. Developed by creative agency Work Communications in conjunction the production company Useful Films, the 'Smarter, Better, Quieter' campaign gives New Zealanders a sneak peek at the culmination of the $500 million project to electrify the city's rail system.

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Guy Williams combines promotion and punishment for Telecom's online-focused Galaxy S5 launch

By , 2014-04-11 12:05:05

Guy Williams, AKA New Zealand's awkward Ryan Seacrest, is everywhere at the moment and, along with his fellow shame seekers Jono and Ben, has created a good comedy niche out of making an absolute arse of himself for the gratification of others. Now he's doing it for Telecom, starring in a new campaign to launch the Samsung Galaxy S5 where he unsuccessfully attempts to unbox the shiny new device in a series of extreme situations.

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From great to bad to okay

By , 2014-04-11 10:22:26

Creativity is all-important in this industry. But it's also messy and difficult, as this simple yet quite accurate diagram shows.

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From FOMO to JOMO: JWT and Sacred Hill push the benefits of mindfulness

By , 2014-04-11 10:01:04

The modern human condition tends to be one of constant connection and, in many cases, slight addiction. But JWT and Sacred Hill are jumping on the mindfulness bandwagon and aiming to inspire a different, more classical version of connection with a beautifully-crafted new print campaign.

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A short history of nearly everything (marketing): TVNZ-NZ Marketing Awards open for business

By , 2014-04-11 09:02:50

The search has begun for the next 26 winners keen to etch their names in the nation's marketing history, with the call for entries for the 2014 TVNZ-NZ Marketing Awards now open.

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Put on your dancing ... jeans?

By , 2014-04-10 17:16:57

Sadly, a lot of the time content marketing is terrible. Marketers trying their damnedest to make something that will 'go viral' often miss the mark by a long shot. But when a brand gets it right, it's awesome.

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Monetising slacktivism: how Colenso is making likes and shares count for something

By , 2014-04-10 14:09:42

Abused animals, war-torn villages and malnourished, distended bellies have become common inhabitants on Facebook feeds, as increasing numbers of social media users share imagery of causes they supposedly support. The only problem with this approach is that it achieves little more than unsettling those that see these often graphic images. But rather than calling people out for their inaction, Pedigree has launched a new campaign via Colenso BBDO that makes video sharing central to raising funds for a good cause.

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ASB uses social starvation to aid St John

By , 2014-04-10 13:59:57

Back in the day, giving up food or money was the ultimate sacrifice for a cause. But in an age when parents punish their children by taking away electronic devices, ASB is taking social media use away from its most avid team member for a week to help its sponsor organisation St John.

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Songs in the key of social

By , 2014-04-10 13:49:08

There are plenty of songs that take the piss out of social media (one of the best in this category is College Humour's 'Look at this Instagram'). But you know what there aren't enough of? Serious songs about social media marketing, like this one, which was performed at a conference and made us throw up in our mouths.

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C4 to make way for The Edge TV—UPDATED

By , 2014-04-10 12:41:39

MediaWorks announced yesterday that it would be extending its radio brand The Edge onto television by launching a new TV channel on the Freeview and Sky platforms later this year. Described by The Edge programme director Leon Wratt as “radio with pictures on steroids,” the Edge TV will feature Jay-Jay Feeney, Mike Puru, Dom Harvey, Guy Williams, Sharyn Casey, Clint Roberts and other presenters on a daily basis. Updated with comments from MediaWorks group comms manager Rachel Lorimer and MediaWorks radio group programme director Andrew Szusterman.

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Kiwis line up as Webby nominees get revealed — UPDATED

By , 2014-04-10 11:03:15

Colenso BBDO and Whybin\TBWA are the only Kiwi agencies in the running for a Webby Award, with DDB, Terabyte Interactive, Saatchi & Saatchi, DNA and Y&R also honoured.

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Smoked rabbit, smoking baby

By , 2014-04-10 09:15:08

Hell is getting set to launch its new smoked rabbit pizza, just in time for Easter. And, like many companies launching new products, it sent out a goodie bag to selected media to draw attention to it. But, unlike many companies launching a new product—and in quintessentially controversial Hell fashion—it also included this unusual ceramic toy.

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Movings|Shakings: 9 April

By , 2014-04-09 15:55:05

Industry moves at the Marketing Association, 8 (8com), Fairfax, Icebreaker, Ogilvy, Zenith Optimedia, Volom, Pead PR and The Sweet Shop.

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