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.
The Institute was established in 1954, and today has a community of over 1,200 members. PRINZ is committed to professional standards and members are bound by the PRINZ Code of Ethics, making the commitment on joining and annually when they renew their membership.
PRINZ is a founding member of the Global Alliance for Public Relations and Communication Management, a confederation of the world’s major PR and communication management associations and institutions, representing 280,000 practitioners and academics around the world.