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The New Zealand Curriculum.

This site has been developed to support The New Zealand Curriculum

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Suitable for NCEA media studies students and teachers.

Adbusters Media Foundation alerts people to corporate disinformation and injustices in the global economy. It provides articles on issues ranging from "genetically modified food to media concentration".

Includes a link to the Adbusters magazine.

 Advertising Standards Authority
Official website of New Zealand's Advertising Standards Authority.

The site contains:

  • Advertising Codes of Practice
  • reports and addresses
  • complaints procedures
  • results of complaints hearings.

anza - association Of New Zealand advertisers
Official site for this organisation.

It includes:

  • reports
  • membership and contact details
  • documents relating to the Therapeutic Advertising Pre-vetting system (TAPS) 
  • Liquor Advertising Pre-vetting system (LAPS)
  • links to the Advertising Standards Authority.

Commercial Communications Council
Website for the industry association for advertising and marketing agencies in New Zealand.

The site contains information about Commercial Communications Council and the objectives of ensuring high ethical standards and best practice, as well as statistics and information about the industry.

Fifty Years of Coca-Cola Television Advertisments: Highlights from the Motion Picture Archives at the Library of Congress
This section of the Library of Congress website presents a variety of television advertisements, never-broadcast outtakes, and experimental footage reflecting the historical development of television advertising for a major commercial product, Coca-Cola. Contains video clips of advertisements, a biography of the inventor of Coca-Cola, and highlights in the history of Coca-Cola advertising.

Making sense of advertisements (2003)
This guide offers an overview of advertisements as historical sources and how historians use them.

It includes a brief history of American advertising, questions to ask when interpreting ads as historical evidence, an annotated bibliography, and a guide to finding advertisements online.

You can download a PDF of the full article by Daniel Pope, Professor Emeritus, University of Oregon.

Teaching History: Advertisements Online
This page is part of a website about making sense of advertisements. Advertisements online provides links to some of the largest collections of advertisements of various types, as well as a glimpse at the diversity of materials available online.