Paid content Nevil Gibson Editor’s Insight: Profiteering neo-liberal politicians make money for the arts Fri 30 Jan 15 Guess who has most to buck the world trend at the New Zealand box office? Campbell Gibson Michael Hill creates ad for Super Bowl Fri 30 Jan 15 NZ-founded jewellery chain spends approximately $4 million to show ad at Super Bowl Paid content Campbell Gibson Marketing plays of the week: ASB and ANZ square off in sport Fri 30 Jan 15 Ad campaigns from ASB, ANZ, Fonterra and Lynx. Campbell Gibson Banks cut advertising spend Wed 28 Jan 15 ANZ stays on top, TSB Bank ups its spending while ASB Bank and Kiwibank make big ad cuts. Campbell Gibson Philip Andrew stepping down from Clemenger Tue 27 Jan 15 Under Duster’s creative leadership, the agency has consistently produced highly effective, award-winning work for its clients Chris Keall Vodafone set to offer Sky TV's Neon free, but not to those on My Sky deal Tue 27 Jan 15 Conservative edge to Sky TV/Vodafone promotion, aimed squarely at Spark's big-bang move to offer Lightbox free to all its 600,000 broadband customers. McDonald’s caters for the guilt-ridden UPDATED: Sky TV outsources Prime News to rival Marketing plays of the week: Malaysia Airlines emphasizes destination over journey Quickflix not finished with capital raising UPDATED: Top 10 advertisers – Vodafone splurges Blomfield pushes for Slater bankruptcy Spark offers Lightbox free to its 600,000 broadband customers, complicating life for rivals Aussie family trust seeks to trademark global cries of solidarity Allied Press takes 80% stake in Post A Note Advertising in 2015: go native Fairfax Media pulls $67.5m dividend from NZ unit in 2014 Editor's Insight: Why Europe says, 'Je suis Charlie' UPDATED The Interview: Dumb region blocking succeeds where Korean hackers failed UPDATED Fairfax to raise about A$96M selling 96FM to APN, merging radio assets with Macquarie Dan News bloopers 2014 Britannia takes down TV ads, working with FMA over UK pension ads SUBSCRIBER-ONLY POLL RESULT: Are Paralympics sports becoming more attractive to sponsors? Masu joins Moet in champagne lounge Fairlife pinups make brief appearance 2014's marketing plays of the year Cost of MediaWorks' senior exec exodus may run to millions Editor's Insight: Mr Kim 1, Hollywood 2 in latest movie face-off Spark's Lightbox, Coliseum Sports Media form joint venture Callaghan suspends grant to Trends Publishing, calls in SFO New theatre for Auckland Waitemata waterfront Paralympics NZ seeks new commercial relationships ASK ME ANYTHING: Quickflix NZ managing director Paddy Buckley Southern Cross unfazed by aggressive underdog IT expert Ayers sues LexisNexis for defamation 'Here is the PWC report that made my tummy compass spin' Sommet Sports goes off air Marketing plays of the week: Crombie's cracker NBR ad and NZTA does it again Digital advertising likely to overtake newspapers in 2015 Dive fails but campaign succeeds Coca-Cola woos Kiwi YouTube stars International branding report sees NZ drop down list JWT acquires digital indie ad agency SUBSCRIBER-ONLY POLL RESULT: Should the Attorney-General seek costs if Bradley Ambrose's defamation case is thrown out? Bradley Ambrose sues PM for $1.25m MediaWorks merges newsrooms, reshapes business structure Bain Capital debt unit outed as new MediaWorks shareholder Marketing plays of the week: free diving, free parking & beer-free campaigns AUT journalism report criticises unethical alliances with bloggers, politicians, PR and media No post-Hobbit hangover for Wellywood Coliseum adds LGPA, featuring Lydia Ko, to its swag of sports; seeks to get TVNZ or MediaWorks onboard Speight’s seeks bear for beer gig Tip Top parodies science for summer PRINZ hits back at NBR subscriber poll MediaWorks pinged for breaching stripper’s privacy NZME nabs Chch radio frequency for $7.8m Opposing lawyer to quit Horan defamation case Ad blocker – ad industry curse or cure? Part two Ad Blocker – ad industry curse or cure? Part one Apple picks up Christchurch quake film SUBSCRIBER-ONLY POLL RESULT: Is the phrase 'ethical public relations' an oxymoron? Faumuina throws out sugary drinks The other side of Mad Men Coliseum brings French rugby to Kiwi viewers: the good news and the bad Social media take food to extremes Marketing plays of the week: Beaurepaires' new mascot Crisis app for companies in distress Lightbox bags Breaking Bad spin-off, but ... SUBSCRIBER-ONLY POLL RESULT: What do you think of Cook the Books’ receivership? Dirty Politics PR man: Let loose the blogs of war Cook the Books under Official Assignee control Mystery Cayman fund takes stake in MediaWorks Editor's Insight: What would TV be like without R18 box sets? R18 ban - Warehouse says brand more important than extra profit 'Piddly' Westpac loan forces Cook the Books into receivership Warehouse bans R18 games and DVDs Project Sunlight shines for Unilever Marketing plays of the week: Let the summer campaigns begin Vevo puts boots on ground in NZ Postcard cookies foil export barriers Rumours rife regarding Aussie offer for MediaWorks Netflix man confirms NZ service will be crummier than the US Spark boss: 'Fantastic Fridays pissed me off' Mediaweb publishers declared bankrupt Nick Garrett promoted to CEO at Colenso The NZ Herald: Demise of a quality publication Streaming video: most favour Sky TV's pending Netflix-style service NZME apologises for leaked email jabbing MediaWorks Investors struggle to come to terms with NZME Wendy’s cheers on Warriors Chief censor loses trust in video game industry Marketing plays of the week: Health campaigns, Christmas sentimentality and the Qantas rebrand Charlie’s seeks ‘straight up’ opinions TVNZ’s new shows for 2015 – drama drought over Lightbox launches Samsung Smart TV app Marketing plays of the week: beds, beersies and betting Three complaints about National Party ads dismissed Ogilvy & Mather farewells ECD Brand stoush success 'win for all co-operatives'