Last night, the best of New Zealand’s PR practitioners were recognised at the PRINZ Awards Gala Dinner where Campbell Squared Communications and Resolve Communications shared the Supreme Award for work that’s had a positive impact on their respective communities.
It’s undeniable that the public relations industry is having a growing influence on the media industry, despite it not being in the forefront. Last month the New Zealand Herald recognised Deborah Pead, from Pead PR, as possibly Auckland’s most influential women, yet “she wields this influence so nicely that it is almost unnoticeable”. For media folk, it’s time to pay attention to the PR industry and with that, the Public Relations Institute of New Zealand (PRINZ) has announced the finalists to its 42nd annual industry awards.
The University of Canterbury Futures communications team has reigned supreme in its campaign to reinvent itself after the 2011 Christchurch earthquakes, taking home the supreme honour at the 40th annual Public Relations Institute of New Zealand (PRINZ) Awards.
Friday last week, Joseph Peart ended his battle with cancer, but his legacy lives on in the lasting impression that he made on those in the PR industry.
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