On March 8th at Auckland’s historical Shed 10, the AXIS Awards were held with 650 industry professionals in attendance to celebrate the industry’s best creative work from the past year.

Agency of the Year was awarded to Colenso BBDO, retaining the title for the third consecutive year.

Colenso BBDO picked up 24 silvers across the board and then multiple Golds for DB with Beer Bottle and Sand  in Promo & Activation, in Campaign for Promo & Activation.  Mars NZ with Pedigree’s Selfie StiX won Gold in Digital & Interactive’s Mobile category, plus Pedigree’s Child Replacement Programme won several golds in Magazine Campaign, in Promo & Activation, and then swept up a fiercely challenged Integrated Gold and then went on to win a Grand Prix.

The crowning glory on the night was seeing Nick Worthington honoured with the “Lifetime Achievement Award” for his contribution to the New Zealand advertising and creative community.

Fonterra Brands NZ proudly took home Client of the Year.

For more information and the full list of winners click http://commscouncil.nz/news/2018-axis-awards-winners/