The outstanding radio creative awards

2023 winners are...

The Grand ORCA | Standard Campaign

Colenso BBDO

Simon Vicars, Hadleigh Sinclair and Callum McDonald

The Grand ORCA | Standard Campaign

Skinny - Phone It In

"I love this work (read 'jealous') and how it transcends radio, speaking directly to the brand's point of difference through its execution." - Creative Leader, Anne Boothroyd

The Grand ORCA | Non-Standard Campaign & People's Choice Award

FCB Aotearoa

Tim Gavriel and Aaron Carbines

The Grand ORCA | Non-Standard Campaign & People's Choice Award

PAK’nSAVE - The Soundtrack Hack

"Turning your brand mascot into a radio DJ so you can legally play with and reference huge music tracks deserves an applause. A lovely loophole, much like Stickman's head." - Steve Cochran (Saatchi & Saatchi)

Student ORCA

Media Design School

Frey McCahon-Jones and Reece O’Gorman

Student ORCA

Volkswagen New Zealand - A Contradictory Car

"Good fun! Taps into culture well. Copy flows nicely." "A winner on idea and insight!"

Judging was based on four criteria: creativity, execution, effectiveness, and innovation.

A huge thank you to our 2023 ORCA judges: Alex Metson (Clemenger BBDO Wellington), Anne Boothroyd (, Kristal Knight (Ogilvy New Zealand) and Steve Cochran (Saatchi & Saatchi).

And to our Student ORCA Judges: Matt Watts (Chemistry), Matt Williams (DDB) and Rory McKechnie (DDB).

Thank you to everyone who voted in the People's Choice Award and most of all thank you to everyone who submitted an entry this year. The amount of effort and creativity you have put into your work for your clients is exceptional!