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2 December 2022

Wentworth Automotive Launches AA Motoring 6 Piece Gift Packs in New Zealand

NZ Automobile Association licensee Wentworth Automotive Supplies has released a new AA Motoring 6 Piece Premium Car Care Gift Pack in Mitre 10 Stores across New Zealand.

This Gift Pack contains the essential items for exterior car care;

    Wash and Wax 1 litre.

    Windscreen Washer Concentrate 500 millilitres.

    Tyre Shine 350 grams.

    Mag and Wheel Cleaner 350 grams.

    Glass Cleaner 350 grams.

    Large car wash sponge.

This expands the range of AA Motoring products available through Wentworth Automotive. Existing products include high quality lubricants and air fresheners. Coming soon – Cutting Paste, Soft Wax, Steering Wheel Locks and Wheel Clamps.

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30 October 2022

Holdson Ltd Launches New Range of Care Bears Puzzles in New Zealand

NZ’s leading puzzle and game company Holdson Limited, has launched a new range of Care Bears 60pc Boxed and 30pc Frame Tray Puzzles in New Zealand, just in time for Christmas!

Each puzzle showcases the cute and colourful bears caring and sharing kindness. Perfect for emerging puzzlers of all ages, these puzzles help with hand eye co-ordination, colours, emotions and more!

The four Care Bears 60pc Boxed Puzzle titles are: Dare to Care, Caring is our Superpower, There is Power in Kindness and It’s Cool to be Kind. Ages 4yrs+. The Care Bears 30pc frame trays are sold as the set of four. Ages 3yrs+.

All puzzles are made in New Zealand by Holdson Limited using vegetable-based inks and recyclable materials.

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19 October 2022

Linen House NZ launches new Resene Living Florence Bedlinen Range in Briscoes 

An easy way to dial up the comfort factor is by adding texture with the Resene Living Florence Jacquard bedlinen range from Linen House NZ, available for Christmas in Briscoes stores across NZ.

Jacquard refers to a pattern woven on top of a textile created by Joseph Marie Jacquard in 1804. More than two centuries later the style is still synonymous with luxury due to its tactile qualities and elegant design. The Resene Living Florence range features a double cotton geometric tile jacquard with cotton percale reverse for added tactile qualities.

Resene Living Florence bedlinen is inspired by the Resene colour collection - Resene Alabaster, Resene Napa and Resene Pioneer Red - allowing you to coordinate your wall colour with your bedspread.

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14 April 2022

Signature Rugs Launches Resene Living Rug Collection in New Zealand Mitre 10 MEGA Stores

If you’ve decorated your walls and ceiling to perfection remember to think about your fifth wall – your floor! Colour your floors with the Resene Living rug collection available from Mitre 10 MEGA stores. This range of beautiful designs is inspired by colours in the Resene Multi-finish range, perfect for tying into your home’s existing Resene colour palette or to spark a new room makeover.
 
Super soft underfoot, these designs are available in two sizes 150x220cm and 190x290cm, ideal for a large living room or for extra colour and warmth in a small office or bedroom. The rich colours and trend-forward designs will tie your home together and help build your colour story.

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24 December 2021

Global Licensing NZ Ltd appointed Australia & New Zealand licensing agent for ARTiSTORY, a specialist in art and cultural IP licensing.

Global Licensing NZ Ltd is proud to announce our appointment as Australia & New Zealand licensing agent for ARTiSTORY, a specialist in art and cultural IP licensing.
 
ARTiSTORY has unique capabilities of transforming artefacts to merchandise and storytelling via digital content, empowered by teams in Singapore, London, Barcelona, Boston, Shanghai, and Beijing. They partner with the world’s top museums and cultural organisations to develop licensing programmes with global retailers, manufacturers and direct to consumer brands, expanding their engagement with a global audience.
 
The founding members of ARTiSTORY are pioneers in art and culture IP licensing with track records working with the Natural History Museum, British Museum, the MET, V&A and many of the world’s top retailers and consumer brands such as Uniqlo, Amazon, Max Factor and Nestle.
 
ARTiSTORY works closely with major cultural institutions across the world including the National Gallery, London; the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; Dunhuang, China; the Brooklyn Museum, New York; the Thyssen Bornemisza National Museum, Spain and the Benaki Museum in Greece.
 
Through its ‘Artefacts to Merchandise’ business model, the company aims to create and license on-trend, contemporary prints and patterns inspired by some of the most celebrated artworks in the world.

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The Resene Kidz bedlinen range is back with some fabulous, tufted duvet covers perfect to brighten up kid’s bedrooms. Made of pure cotton, these duvets offer softness and breathability for an extra comfortable sleep, while also bringing colour to the room. Whether your little one is an aspiring astronaut, a little princess or prince, or all about bright colour, there’s a duvet for them in the Resene Kidz bedlinen range, available at Briscoes stores in New Zealand.
For more information see;

https://www.habitatbyresene.co.nz/news-articles/three-ways-to-colour-your-kids-bedroom-with-the-resene-kidz-bedlinen-range

9 September 2021

Linen House NZ Launch New Range of Resene Kidz Bedlinen in Briscoes

A brand new range of AA Motoring branded Automotive Lubricants and Air Fresheners has been launched in New Zealand by NZ Automobile Association licensee, Wentworth Automotive. This agreement was secured by AA licensing agent, Global Licensing NZ Ltd.

 

There are eleven skus of high quality, AA tested lubricants in the initial range. They include Tyre Shine, Vehicle Protectant, Glass Cleaner, Carpet Cleaner, Dashboard Shine, Silicone Spray, Windscreen Washer, Degreaser, Cleaning Wipes, Mag Wheel Cleaner and Wash & Wax. These are available across NZ in Briscoes, Mitre 10 and on the NZ AA Website. Further products are planned to extend the range including Paste Wax & Soft Wax.

 

The AA Motoring Air Freshener range includes fragrances such as Vanilla, Bubblegum, Vitality, Sea Breeze, Sunset and Forest. An AA Motoring Air Freshener display stand is in development.

14 September 2021

Wentworth Automotive Launches AA Motoring Lubricants and Air Fresheners in NZ

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1 September 2021

Peter Alexander Launch Roald Dahl Sleepwear Collection

Leading Australian sleepwear retailer Peter Alexander has launched a wonderful new range of adult & children's sleepwear based on the classic children's books by world famous author, Roald Dahl.

These garments feature artwork by the original illustrator, Sir Quentin Blake, and are based on titles such as Matilda, Charlie & the Chocolate Factory, The BFG, James & the Giant Peach and The Twits.  

This agreement between Peter Alexander Sleepwear Pty Ltd and The Roald Dahl Story Company was negotiated by Global Licensing NZ Ltd.

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1 August 2021

Ladelle Launches Resene Living Candles & Diffusers

Ladelle has recently launched an exciting new range of Resene Living Candles and Diffusers in Briscoes, New Zealand's largest homewares retailer.

The Resene Colour Block range is inspired by vibrant Resene colours. NZ's favourite iconic colours, including Resene Happy Hour and Resene Bowie, are re-imagined as scents which infuse the home with fragrance while also bringing a pop of colour.

Resene has promoted these products via EDM mailing to their 200,000+ customers and on their social channels. They will also feature in the upcoming Spring/Summer issue of Habitat Magazine. Here is a link to the Habitat by Resene website for more details on the range -

https://www.habitatbyresene.co.nz/news-articles/colours-come-to-life-with-resene-livings-new-scent-sational-range-of-candles-and-diffusers

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20 May 2021

New Love Is Licensees appointed for Apparel, Greeting Cards & Wrap

Mitch Dowd Design has signed an Australia & New Zealand Love Is licensing agreement with brand owner Minikim Holland BV, in a deal negotiated by local licensing agent Global Licensing NZ Ltd.

The agreement encompasses Women's T-shirts, Tank Tops, Hoodies, Jackets, Caps, Shorts, Track Pants, Socks, Trunks, Briefs, Boxers and Sleepwear.

Mitch Dowd joins another new Australasian Love Is licensee - Koala Publishing, who recently signed an agreement for Greeting Cards,  Gift Bags and Gift Wrap. The first designs were launched in Q1, 2021.

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17 February 2021

Ladelle Signs Resene Living Licensing Agreement – Launches Kitchen Products in Briscoes

Global Licensing NZ Ltd has secured a new Resene Living licensing agreement with Ladelle Australia for Housewares product categories.

 

The expansive product list includes Kitchen Co-ordinates, Napery, Hard Home Products, Bathroom Products, PVC Tabletones, Teaware and Coffee, Drinkware, Candles & Diffusers.

The first range of kitchen products launched in Briscoes, New Zealand’s leading homewares retailer in January 2021. This fashionable line, with designs based upon the latest on-trend Resene interior paint colours, includes Aprons, Single Oven Gloves, Double Mitts, Pot Holders and Tea Towels. Following soon will be Resene Living Candles and Diffusers, with fragrances inspired by specific Resene colours.

To help drive sales, Resene will promote these products heavily in Habitat Magazine (NZ’s highest readership lifestyle magazine), their Website, EDM mailing and through social channels including Instagram.

These new Resene Living products will complement the successful homewares programme developed by Linen House NZ, with their line of quality Adult & Children’s Bedlinen, Cushions, Towels, Facecloths, Throws and more.

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1 November 2020

Global Licensing Appointed Australia/NZ Licensing Agent for Book Hungry Bears

9 Story Distribution International Ltd, the worldwide licensor for the exciting new CGI preschool TV series “Book Hungry Bears’, has appointed Global Licensing NZ Ltd as Licensing Agent for Australia & NZ. Book Hungry Bears is a NZ, Canada and China co-production between Pūkeko Pictures, Breakthrough Entertainment and Hengxin Shambala Kids, and is distributed by 9Story. 52 x 11 min episodes (Series 1) are broadcast on ABC in Australia and TVNZ in NZ.

 

Show Synopsis

The Book Hungry Bears love sharing books. They are hungry to learn all they can from the picture books that flit and flutter about in the Bear’s beautiful papercraft world. Join Crystal, Boomer, Melody and Scout as they search amongst the paper trees for a new book to share. Then get “close and comfy” with them as they settle down to enjoy the book together, sharing the delight of the narrative and learning about each other and the incredible world around them.

Book Hungry Bears is a celebration of the love of children’s picture books. In this series, the books are read just like a child would read a story with their family, a shared experience that can be replicated at home. Each book’s illustrations appear just as they do in the book - they don’t magically animate, it is the reading of the book that brings the stories to life. Every adventure is a captivating experience centred around a book, a lesson and relating this back to everyday life. It is a way of enriching young children’s lives through great stories, and a great book.

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1 June 2020

Global Licensing NZ Ltd appointed Australia & NZ Licensing Agent for Classic Art Brand "Love Is"

Minikim Holland B.V., worldwide licensor of the classic '70's art/design brand "Love Is", in conjunction with J & M Brands, has appointed Global Licensing NZ Ltd as licensing agent for Australia & NZ. Love Is was created in the late 1960's by NZ-born Kim Casali, who created little sentimental notes with a small drawing for her future husband Roberto. On Jan 5th 1970 theses private missives first appeared in the Los Angeles Times and soon became a phenomenon.

Global Director, Mark Paul says "We believe now is the perfect time to reintroduce this classic art brand, given the uncertain and challenging world we are in at present. We could certainly do with a bit more love right now. There are over 9,000 designs (Classic & Modern), text can be altered, colours changed and new artwork created for specific products, events or retailers. There is wide scope to create something unique and appealing".

Global will initially pursue opportunities in Apparel, Accessories, Homewares, Health & Beauty, Giftware, Social Expression and Gift Food.