Colenso BBDO/Proximity NZ took the Agency of the Year gong at last week’s Asia Pacific Effies in Singapore, winning out over agencies from Mumbai and Sydney. Of its 10 finalists nominations, Colenso saw wins for its work for Amnesty International, BNZ, Frucor and Tip Top. Several of Colenso’s winners and finalists recently found success at NZ’s Axis Awards.
Colenso took silvers for Trial by Timeline (Amnesty International) and Work Til You Die (BNZ); bronzes for Feel Tip Top (Fonterra) and Beyond The Wall (Frucor).
Other NZ winners were Barnes, Catmur & Friends with a gold for Pizza Roulette (Hell Pizza) and a bronze for Why Import Craft Beer – When You Can Import Craft Brewers? (Boundary Road Brewery); DraftFCB with a silver for Making DIY Easy As (Mitre 10); and M&C Saatchi with a bronze for Increasing the Diversity of NZ Police (NZ Police).
In total, 56 finalists were named winners across the gold, silver and bronze categories. The full list of winners is here.