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NEW ZEALAND

Dotcom claims he is broke, facing New Zealand jail
Dotcom claims he is broke, facing New Zealand jail

WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND: Internet mogul Kim Dotcom, accused of pocketing more than $175m from pirated copies of movies and other material, says he's broke and facing jail in New Zealand...

27 Nov 2014 08:16

NEW ZEALAND

Kim Dotcom fails in New Zealand election
Kim Dotcom fails in New Zealand election

WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND: Internet mogul Kim Dotcom confessed his brand was "poison" after his aspirations of bringing down the New Zealand government were overwhelmingly shunned in Saturday's (20 September) election.

22 Sep 2014 08:54

NEW ZEALAND

Fake nude celebrities links crash New Zealand internet
Fake nude celebrities links crash New Zealand internet

WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND: It is believed a handful of computer users clicked on links last week believing they would take them to the illicit images of nude celebrities, but instead they inadvertently installed malware triggering a crippling internet attack.

9 Sep 2014 10:02

NEW ZEALAND

New Zealand's Telecom becomes bright Spark
New Zealand's Telecom becomes bright Spark

WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND - New Zealand's largest telecommunications carrier, Telecom Corp., has changed its name to Spark, saying the re-branding will better reflect its expanding activities in the digital age.

11 Aug 2014 10:34

NEW ZEALAND

Have you entered the 2014 Tabbies?
Have you entered the 2014 Tabbies?

CLEVELAND, US: The 2014 Tabbies Call for Entries is now available at the TABPI website, allowing all b2b editors, publishers and art directors the opportunity to have their best work judged by their peers.

11 Mar 2014 06:26

NEW ZEALAND

Making DIY easy as
Making DIY easy as

AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND: Mitre 10 needed to give its consumers a reason to come through their door by giving them confidence in their DIY ability.

31 Jan 2014 12:27

NEW ZEALAND

2014 Tabbie Awards open for nominations
2014 Tabbie Awards open for nominations

CLEVELAND, US: The 2014 Tabbies Call for Entries is now available at the TABPI website.

17 Jan 2014 06:47

NEW ZEALAND

2013 Digital Asia Festival Awards: Winners
2013 Digital Asia Festival Awards: Winners

BEIJING, CHINA: The winners of the 2013 Digital Asia Festival Awards, honouring the best in Asia Pacific's digital marketing, have been announced.

18 Nov 2013 15:05

NEW ZEALAND

Spikes Asia announces 2013 winners
Spikes Asia announces 2013 winners

SINGAPORE: The hotly anticipated Spikes Asia Awards Ceremony has taken place at the Grand Theatre, Marina Bay Sands. Over 1,000 delegates attended to be the first to hear this year's winners and celebrate the best of creativity in communications from across Asia Pacific.

19 Sep 2013 05:49

NEW ZEALAND

The Bees Awards announces nominations
The Bees Awards announces nominations

SAN FRANCISCO, US: The 4th edition of The Bees Awards - 1st international social media marketing awards - has announced their 2013 nominations.

21 May 2013 09:07

NEW ZEALAND

D&AD Awards: The nominations
D&AD Awards: The nominations

LONDON, UK: Here are the nominations for the D&AD Awards. See this year's In Book winners and Nominations below. Yellow Pencil winners will be revealed on Wednesday 12 June at the Awards Ceremony.

22 Apr 2013 11:05

NEW ZEALAND

10th Tabbie Awards open for nominations
10th Tabbie Awards open for nominations

CLEVELAND, US: The 2013 Tabbies Call for Entries is now available at the TABPI website, allowing all b2b editors, publishers and art directors the opportunity to have their best work judged by their peers. The Tabbies, the editorial and design awards program run by Trade, Association and Business Publications International (TABPI), is again partnering with the US's American Society of Business Publication Editors (ASBPE), New Zealand's Magazine Publishers Association (MPA), South Africa's SAFREA, Australia's Society of Editors NSW and the Magazine Publishers Association of South Africa (MPASA).

10 Jan 2013 09:23

NEW ZEALAND

Midas Awards 2012 Winners: King James Cape Town wins Grand Midas for Santam Insurance
Midas Awards 2012 Winners: King James Cape Town wins Grand Midas for Santam Insurance

NEW YORK, US: The Midas Awards, for the World's Best Financial Advertising, announced the award winners for the 2012 competition. This year's Midas Grand Jury awarded one Grand Midas, 26 Gold Ingots, 46 Silver Ingots, and 63 Finalists. The 2012 Midas Awards competition received entries from 28 countries and is reputed to be the only international competition that recognises excellence in financial services communications on a global scale.

21 Dec 2012 08:23

NEW ZEALAND

New Saatchi & Saatchi New Zealand campaign for L&P
New Saatchi & Saatchi New Zealand campaign for L&P

Trying to describe what L&P tastes like is tackled in a distinctly kiwi way this week in the new Saatchi & Saatchi campaign for L&P. The kiwi brand has launched four new 15-second TV spots with the 'Bit Different Aye' campaign, which follows an online competition on its Facebook page.

19 Oct 2012 10:36

NEW ZEALAND

AIG to sponsor New Zealand Rugby Union
AIG to sponsor New Zealand Rugby Union

AUCKLAND: American International Group (AIG) and the New Zealand Rugby Union (NZRU) recently announced a five-and-a-half year agreement for AIG to sponsor six NZRU rugby teams: the All Blacks, Maori All Blacks, All Blacks Sevens, New Zealand Black Ferns (women's fifteens), New Zealand Women's Sevens, and New Zealand Under 20.

16 Oct 2012 11:38

NEW ZEALAND

Case Study: 5X Mutant Gum
Case Study: 5X Mutant Gum

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA: Wrigley's 5 Gum partnered with the film release of X-men First Class to launch a new flavour and online game.

7 May 2012 12:37

NEW ZEALAND

NYF International TV & Film Awards announces 2012 winners at NAB
NYF International TV & Film Awards announces 2012 winners at NAB

NEW YORK, US: The 55th New York Festivals International Television & Film Awards, announced this year's winning entries at the 2012 awards ceremony on Tuesday, 17 April at the annual NAB Show in Las Vegas. Geoffrey Mason, senior production specialist for ESPN, was awarded the NYF Television & Film Awards Lifetime Achievement Award.

19 Apr 2012 08:02

NEW ZEALAND

Cannes Lions: Creative Effectiveness, Design, Film, and PR Juries
Cannes Lions: Creative Effectiveness, Design, Film, and PR Juries

CANNES, FRANCE: The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, taking place from 17-23 June, has announced the members of a further four juries: Creative Effectiveness, Design, Film, and PR Lions. South Africa is represented on the Design jury (Shelley-Ann Atkinson, Grid Worldwide Branding & Design) and on the Film jury (Catherine Ireland, Amplified).

30 Mar 2012 07:54

NEW ZEALAND

New iPad tops three million
New iPad tops three million

CUPERTINO, US: Apple has announced it has sold three million of its new iPad, since its launch on Friday, March 16. The new iPad features a new Retina display, Apple's new A5X chip with quad-core graphics, a 5 megapixel iSight camera with advanced optics for capturing photos and 1080p HD video, and the same all-day 10 hour battery life*.

22 Mar 2012 08:37

NEW ZEALAND

Latest news on iPad availability
Latest news on iPad availability

CUPERTINO, US: Apple has announced the new iPad, the third generation mobile device, will arrive at Apple's retail stores and the Apple Online Store (www.apple.com) on Friday, 16 March in the US, Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore, Switzerland and the UK; along with Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands.

15 Mar 2012 10:40

NEW ZEALAND

Expat SA journo becomes NZ editor

NEW ZEALAND: Former South African journalist Andrew Austin has been appointed editor of a New Zealand newspaper, the Hawke's Bay Today, APN News & Media's largest regional daily newspaper in the country. The 44 year-old Austin, who emigrated to New Zealand about a decade ago after many years as Business Day's news editor, will take up his new position on 14 March 2012.

22 Feb 2012 13:27

NEW ZEALAND

Global consumer confidence increases 1 point in Q4 2011
Global consumer confidence increases 1 point in Q4 2011

NEW YORK, US: Global consumer confidence increased one index point last quarter to 89, while Europe led confidence declines in 24 of the region's 27 measured markets, according to fourth quarter 2011 global consumer confidence findings from Nielsen, a leading global provider of information and insights into what consumers watch and buy.

8 Feb 2012 12:14

NEW ZEALAND

2012 Tabbie Awards open for nominations
2012 Tabbie Awards open for nominations

CLEVELAND, US: The 2012 Tabbies call for entries is now available at the TABPI website, allowing all B2B magazine editors, publishers and art directors the opportunity to have their best work judged by their peers. Tabbies' partners include South Africa's SAFREA, and MPASA. [video]

26 Jan 2012 11:40

NEW ZEALAND

Consumer Confidence Survey: Economy again top global concern
Consumer Confidence Survey: Economy again top global concern

NEW YORK, US: Global online consumer confidence fell for the seventh consecutive quarter as confidence in 31 of 56 global markets measured declined, according to from Nielsen, a leading global provider of insights and analytics into what consumers watch and buy.

9 Nov 2011 09:36

NEW ZEALAND

NZ set to reap millions from RWC final weekend
NZ set to reap millions from RWC final weekend

WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND: New Zealand stands to reap a US$62.8 million* windfall from the Rugby World Cup 2011 final weekend, according to MasterCard Research.

21 Oct 2011 11:48

NEW ZEALAND

NZ women spend more time social networking than men - study
NZ women spend more time social networking than men - study

AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND: comScorehas released a study on Internet usage in New Zealand from its comScore Media Metrix service. The study found that social networking ranks as the leading online activity in New Zealand, accounting for 1 of every 5 minutes spent online in May.

15 Jul 2011 08:06

NEW ZEALAND

Traffic wins Gold at 2011 Summit Creative Award
Traffic wins Gold at 2011 Summit Creative Award

AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND: Traffic Group is a Gold winner in the 2011 Summit Creative Award competition for its creative work for New Zealand Steel. The company has a South African link, however - Gareth Poley, Traffic's advertising creative, hails from Durban.

24 May 2011 07:41

NEW ZEALAND

Online video tops in New Zealand
Online video tops in New Zealand

AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND: comScore has released its latest study of online video viewing habits in New Zealand based on data from the comScore Video Metrix service, which was launched in New Zealand earlier this year.

31 Mar 2011 12:27

NEW ZEALAND

2011 Cricket World Cup: India turns to web
2011 Cricket World Cup: India turns to web

MUMBAI, INDIA: comScore, Inc has released results from a study of Internet traffic to cricket websites during the 2011 Cricket World Cup. The report found that the tournament caused a surge in visitation to cricket sites in India as fans went online for the latest results and match updates.

29 Mar 2011 08:33

NEW ZEALAND

Bees Awards recognises social media marketing as worldwide phenomenon
Bees Awards recognises social media marketing as worldwide phenomenon

SAN FRANCISCO, US: The Bees Awards, claimed to be the first international social media marketing awards for communication professionals, has announced today, Monday, 24 January 2011, its 2011 jury panel members, which include Rob Hill, group head of strategy, Ogilvy Cape Town. The event will once again award winners in more than 23 specialised categories, including eight new categories in the fast-paced social media marketing world.

24 Jan 2011 09:53

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