Category Archives: New Zealand

Are you one of NZ’s marketing Thought Leaders?

An Invitation to New Zealand’s Leading Marketers Join us in this sponsored thought leadership project, featuring insights from many of NZ’s leading marketers and communications professionals. It’s an opportunity to reinforce your position as a thought-leader in your category. MARKETING INSIGHTS from New Zealand’s Leading Marketers As the title suggests, MARKETING INSIGHTS is a new… Read More »

NZ Internet Usage 2013

The biannual World Internet Project (WIP) has just released its 2013 report for New Zealand (conducted in July-September 2013). 2,006 respondents were interviewed, by phone and Internet, and the results compiled and published by the Institute of Culture, Discourse & Communication, AUT University. The researchers have dug deeper than ever with this year’s data, and… Read More »


Fairfax and APN have both just released financial updates. The main points: Fairfax Media revenues for the second half of the July 2010-June 2011 financial year (measured on an as reported basis) are currently 4.5% lower than last year While the rate of decline in advertising levels has abated slightly over the past month, Fairfax… Read More »

Prime Television Launch New Season 2010

Prime Television launched its 2010 New Season programming yesterday to Auckland media folk, with more presentations coming up in Wellington tomorrow and Christchurch next week. Some of the highlights: WINTER OLYMPICS Pride of place at the launch was given over to the Winter Olympics (Vancouver 12-28 February), which will feature on Prime for more than… Read More »

Travel Tidbits Revealed

Sometimes research tells us stuff that we really shouldn’t know. For example? We’ve just found out that: 2% of Kiwis who’ve travelled over the last six months got lucky in love; a sad and desperate 6% of us were travelling “to get away from someone”; and 5% of us “did something we never expected on… Read More »

Sport of Kings Gets Second TV Channel

The New Zealand Racing Board will launch a new TV channel in time for the summer racing season, with the working title “TAB TV”. The new channel will be shown in all TAB outlets and will also be broadcast on Sky Digital, from December.  TAB TV will be in addition to the existing Trackside channel… Read More »

Mobile Music Awards

The fifth annual Telecom Mobile Music Awards (based on the number of Full Track Downloads, Tru-Tone Ringtones and Caller Tune sales over the previous 12 months) were announced last week: • Tiki Taane took home the award for Highest Selling Ringtone and Caller Tune (NZ) with his track Always On My Mind.  Tiki also scored… Read More »