Triple Gold for Saatchi & Saatchi NZ at AXIS Awards

Tui 'Beer Plumber' and ASB 'Like Loan' win big at leading New Zealand awards show.

Auckland - Saatchi & Saatchi New Zealand picked up multiple AXIS awards on Thursday night, including 3 Gold, 2 Silver and 5 Bronze for clients TUI, ASB and L&P. ‘The Waiting is Over’ for Telecom, produced by Good Oil also received a Bronze in Craft for Visual Effects.

Particular highlights of the evening included the double gold for TUI ‘Beer Plumber’ in Screen Content/Viral Film and PR/Experiential, and the Gold for ASB ‘Like Loan’.

The success at Axis follows Gold and Silver digital gongs for ASB ‘Like Loan’ at last week’s Direct Marketing Awards.

CEO Nicky Bell said: “It was a great result for our team and our clients. We’re really proud that our winning campaigns are ones that successfully tackled big business challenges and generated real commercial results.

“Winning across a breadth of categories - social, digital, PR, viral & experiential - is also great evidence of our evolution as an agency.

“Antonio, the team and I couldn’t be more excited for the year ahead and the work we will do together.”

Executive Creative Director, Antonio Navas said: “Gratitude and love – on Thursday night we had our share of both. A perfect night surrounded by some the people who on a daily basis make Saatchi and Saatchi the best place in which to spend that 3rd of your life. Thank you to our great clients, Bruno Mars would say ‘we’d catch a grenade for you’.”

See the gold winning ideas here:

TUI - Beer Plumber: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jazrxe4tBFo

ASB – ‘Like Loan’: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yo-uFG0ueE8



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