Recent Campaign results: August - December 2022
Restaurant Month 2022
Taking place for the twelfth time in August, over 80 restaurants in the city centre presented special $25, $40 and $55+ menus to enjoy, as well as a number of special dining events, many of which sold out fast.
- 54 pieces of publicity (up from 37 pieces in 2021).
- Spend by Auckland cardholders at Restaurant Month participating restaurants increased by 3.5% compared to Restaurant Month 2019.
- Our consumer research survey found that half of Aucklanders who had seen the campaign, either dined out or attended an event during Restaurant Month.
Feedback from participants:
“We’ve done 1600 Restaurant Month covers, which is huge for a small restaurant!”
“It was really great, the team were saying we got something like 1000 covers on the Restaurant Month menu, can’t wait for next year!”
“It is a good platform to showcase our food.”
Art in the City - October 2022
A week-long programme of exhibitions, installations, pop-ups, and activations adorning public spaces, laneways, galleries and more across the city centre.
- 149k pageviews of Art in the City content (7% increase on 2019).
- 5.2 million digital campaign impressions.
- 216k completed video views (over double on previous years).
- 19% increase in the pedestrian count for Late Night Art (vs. the prior Thursday).
Christmas in the city centre - December 2022
A month-long programme, with experiences across the city centre, including Te Komititanga, Aotea Square, SkyCity, Commercial Bay, Aotea Square and Britomart. Created alongside A
- 270k total pageviews for Christmas (+5% on 2019 & +45% on 2021).
- 139k clicks to site (+98% on 2021).
809k completed video views (+8% on 2021).
Of those who saw the campaign for Christmas, 77% of Auckland respondents and 59% of HOTC audience said they visited or attended an event as a result of seeing the ad.
Over half of all surveyed rated the Christmas Pavilion and its performances as either Very Good or Excellent.
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