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Following the announcement by the Government that New Zealand will be at Alert Level 4 from 11:59pm on Tuesday 17 August, PRINZ has moved activities to an online environment. If you have registered for a course or event that has been impacted by these changes we will notify you with further details including an option for a full refund. We will continue to provide updates as the situation evolves.

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Digital PR Strategy and Measurement

The Digital Age has disrupted almost every industry in the last decade – including Public Relations and the way we communicate to our audiences. Using a traditional PR approach to communications is no longer enough – we now need to go further and adapt our strategies to the new age of DIGITAL PR.

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IC Futures – Inside Internal Communication

BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND! The workplace is dead. Long live the workplace. The tectonic plates of COVID19, automation and artificial intelligence have collided and changed the workplace for good. Internal communicators have been the ‘first responders’ through the seismic shift, guiding their organisations through the upheaval and navigating the tumultuous chang

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Words at Work- November Writing Series

4 Sessions: Storytelling + News Writing + Writing for the Web + Speechwriting
Shifts and subtleties in the way we interact with the written word challenge traditional approaches. Weekly professional development sessions will run throughout November, each one designed to build your confidence as a writer, help you find the right words to engage your communities and tell stories that transform.

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Difficult conversations and how to handle them – Webinar

You can reduce the damage it does to your organisation’s reputation and the harm visited on the most affected individuals if you can plan, manage and deliver the bad news with integrity consideration and respect. This webinar won’t make trouble go away, but it will provide you with ideas and tools to prepare for delivering bad news.

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Developing meaningful client relationships – Pic’s Peanut Butter’s Story

Mutual trust and respect is at the heart of every good client/provider relationship. In this webinar public relations consultant Jacquie Walters talks with one of her business’ foundation clients, Pic’s Peanut Butter owner and founder Pic Picot, about how to build and sustain a good client relationship.
Jacquie and Pic have worked together since 2013. During that time the Pic’s Peanut Butter business has grown exponentially.

Pic will bring his characteristic humour to the discussion which will traverse topics including building trust, fast growth, matching internal and external reputation, difficult conversations and how to have them, and friendship in the client relationship.

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PRINZ Awards Gold Winner: Mango and ‘Emerson’s Tiny Pub’

In 2019, Emerson’s Brewery faced a rapid decline in sales and there was barely any brand awareness outside their hometown of Dunedin. Mango Communications put forth a bold campaign to garner attention and increase Emerson’s relevance in an authentic way. Hear from Mango Communications on how the Tiny Pub was able to get huge results.

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The Public Relations Institute of New Zealand Te Pūtahi Whakakakau Tūmatanui o Aotearoa (PRINZ) is the industry body for public relations and communication management professionals in Aotearoa.

We enhance the capability and professionalism of public relations practitioners through professional development opportunities and promote public understanding of public relations through advocacy. PRINZ is committed to professional standards and members are bound by the PRINZ Code of Ethics.

The Institute was established in 1954, and today has a community of over 1,300 members.

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