Mazda Launches Series of Funny Ads for ‘You Get More in a Mazda’ Campaign in New Zealand

“Jealous glances from your neighbours, respect from your friends and the excitement you feel when you’re behind the wheel are all heightened and explored…”




The Monkeys Aotearoa


Mazda New Zealand has launched a series of short films as part of a new campaign that it describes as “driving home the full gamut of human emotions in its new brand platform.” The campaign is announcing the arrival of two new generation Mazda SUVs – the CX-60 and CX-90.

Created by The Monkeys Aotearoa, part of Accenture Song, “You get more in a Mazda” features four campaign films directed by Derin Seale at FINCH, and they are all humorously well-written and each a good watch.


Mazda New Zealand General Manager – Marketing, Terrianne Brown, says: “You get more in a Mazda is literally true. You get more features, better craftsmanship, design and a market-leading service plan. But it’s also emotionally compelling. We’ve had a lot of fun bringing honest emotions to life and charting a course different from the typical car ad.”


The Monkeys Aotearoa Chief Creative Office, Damon Stapelton, added: “Jealous glances from your neighbours, respect from your friends and the excitement you feel when you’re behind the wheel are all heightened and explored to get Mazda top of mind with Kiwis keen to make a smart choice and to justify that decision with their friends.”

The brand platform is the first work to launch from The Monkeys Aotearoa after winning Mazda New Zealand in March 2023.


Client: Mazda
Managing Director: David Hodge
General Manager – Marketing: Terrianne Brown

Creative Agency: The Monkeys Aotearoa, part of Accenture Song
Chief Creative Officer: Damon Stapleton
Chief Business Officer: Storm Day
Creative Director: Christie Cooper
Creative Director: James Conner
Junior Art Director: Susannah O’hUadhaigh
Junior Copywriter: Arron Sharma
Head of Integrated Production: Rosie Grayson
Integrated Producer: Callum Crabb
Design Lead: Lorenz Perry
Senior Finished Artist: Lisa Stowers
Studio Designer: Vivian Heng
Planning Director: Craig McLeod
Business Director: Michael Doolan
Business Manager: Jackson Edgecombe

Media Agency: MBM
Client Service Director: Deborah Brown
Group Business Director: Hilary Lill

Production Company: FINCH
Director: Derin Seale
Producer: Jimena Murray
Managing Director: Corey Esse
Executive Producer: Rebekah ‘Bex’ Kelly
Cinematographer: Gin Loane
Production Designer: Jon Lithgow
Costume Designer: Kristin Seth
Editor: Julian Currin
Casting: Kate McGill
Colourist: Pete Ritchie
VFX: Creature Post
Audio Post: Liquid Studios
Original Music: Peter van der Fluit
Sound Design: Craig Matuschka
Retouching: Sixtyfour

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