The most creative website in New Zealand.
Here you’ll find more award-winning creative work than any other website in the country. Axis celebrates the very best advertising in New Zealand, a brilliant place renowned for its world-class creativity. And modesty.
We don’t always have the budgets or celebrities of the Brits or Americans, so we have to fall back on hard work, clever thinking and courageous clients.
You can see 2016’s results here.
But it wasn’t just last year. We have over three decades of creative gold behind us. You can see some of our greatest hits here.
Axis Awards 2017 Key Dates
Call for Entries goes live: Thursday 9th November 2016
Entries close: Tuesday 24th January 2017 at 4pm
Late entry deadline closes: Thursday 26th January 2017 at 4pm
Hard copy material deadline: Friday 3rd February 2017
Waitangi Day (observed): Monday 6th February 2017
Category judging (Heritage Hotel): Tuesday 14th to Friday 17th February 2017 (inclusive)
Executive online judging: Wednesday 22nd to Thursday 2nd March 2017 (inclusive)
Finalists announced: Tuesday 21st February 2017
Tickets on sale: Wednesday 22nd February 2017
Meta discussion meeting if required: Monday 6th March 2017
Executive judging session: Wednesday 8th March 2017 (TBC – half day)
Axis Speaks: Thursday 9th March 2017 (TBC – evening)
Awards show (VEC): Wednesday 15th March 2017
2015 was a good year for Kiwi advertising. International judges, after being asked what they thought of New Zealand at least thirteen times, told us they thought very highly of the work. You can judge it for yourself here.
If this makes you feel a little inspired (or perhaps envious) we recommend checking out next year’s awards – no one’s won them yet.
We are working to assemble the best creative work since the dawn of Axis in 1980.
Please help us!
If you have a GOLD winning classic ad from years gone by please contact firstname.lastname@example.org with details and we will display the work in this archive.