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Topic: New Zealand

Time Freezes, and Doomed Drivers Talk, in Amazing and Heartbreaking Road-Safety PSA

Is an accident inevitable?

This eerie safe-driving PSA from New Zealand employs an Outer Limits-style time freeze to impressive, heartbreaking effect as we watch two drivers, poised to collide in a matter of seconds,…

Burger King Creates Pre-Roll Ads That Share Your Hatred of Pre-Roll Ads

Each clip was customized to the video it was delaying

Everyone who's ever tried to watch a video on the Internet knows that pre-roll ads are generally annoying. The Burger King marketing team also knows this. But marketers always want…

Air New Zealand Once Again Says Its Flights Are Full of Hobbits and Dwarves

Official airline of Middle-earth

There is one good reason to visit New Zealand (not counting you already happened to be in Australia so why not swing by). It's because you wish you lived in…

PSAs Urge You to Drink Responsibly, or Wake Up With Genitalia Drawn on Your Face

At least be the one who draws

Steinlager, New Zealand's biggest export beer, is concerned about the growing trend at house parties and fraternities everywhere that starts off with people drinking and ends up with people drawing…

Brewer Secretly Rigs Plumbing in Man's House to Make Beer Flow From Every Tap

Saatchi stunt for Tui

Those jokers at Saatchi & Saatchi and Tui Brewery have a viral hit on their hands, notching more than 5 million views in about a week for various versions of…

Fans Waiting in Digital Line for Samsung Galaxy S4 Move Up by Tweeting

Still better than those Apple queues

Here's a pretty clever new chapter in Samsung's long-running mockery of Apple line-waiters. For the launch of the Galaxy S4, New Zealand agency Colenso BBDO created a "Smart Phone Line"—a…

New Zealand's 'Don't Get Stoned and Drive' Ads Are Curious, Funny and Charming

The lighter touch

Some precocious Maori children in New Zealand argue about whose dad is more irresponsible in this curiously amusing PSA about driving while stoned—the latest in a string of such ads…

How Your Depraved Facebook Posts Would Get You Tortured in Other Countries

Amnesty app puts your freedom in perspective

How often would your Facebook activity get you beaten, tortured or beheaded in the world's most repressive countries? A lot more often than you'd think. Amnesty International of New Zealand…

New Zealand Brewer Shows You How Not to Reference Gay Marriage on a Billboard

A harmless joke? Yeah right

The latest Tui beer billboard from New Zealand's DB Breweries is a homophobic eyesore, according to feedback on the brand's Facebook page. Or else it's funny and people should get…

This New Zealand Billboard Always Predicts the Local Weather With 100 Percent Accuracy

Can the website say that?

MetService.com, a weather site in New Zealand, recently put up this empty (but nonetheless branded!) billboard frame in Auckland, through which it offered "real-time weather reports." Ha. As a gimmick,…

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