Wellington Social Resilience Event

Exhibitions, Gallery of Fine Art on 32 Brandon Street, Wellington

Feeling like your resilience is taking a hit in the current climate? Then come give yourself a boost by joining PRINZ and IABC for an evening of social resilience, a known way to increase your wellbeing in times of uncertainty.

$11.50 – $23.00

Strategy & Problem Solving Master Class


Communications strategy specialist Tracey Bridges takes practitioners beyond the strategy template and into the problem solving techniques that lie behind it.
Participants will have the opportunity to explore different problem solving methods and how they work in the context of communications strategies, and test them on live problems.

$635.00 – $910.00

Working Well with Local Media – Tauranga PRINZ Panel Event

Ground Level/247 Cameron Road, Tauranga 3140

You're invited to our panel event 'Working Well with the Local Media', tailored specifically for PR and communications professionals based in Tauranga.

In the dynamic world of PR and communications, establishing successful relationships with journalists and broadcasters is essential. That's why we've assembled a panel of journalists who lead the local news in Tauranga. Panelists include Bay of Plenty 1News reporter Sam Kelway, editor of Uno Magazine Hayley Barnett, and Local Democracy Reporter for The Sun Alisha Evans. They'll provide insights and shed light on what effective news media relations look like in your region.

$23.00 – $36.80

Fellows and Life Member’s Dinner

374 Karangahape Road, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010

Prior to the Comms & PR Conference and the PRINZ Awards Gala Dinner we will be holding the annual F&LM Dinner in Auckland This is a Fellows and Life Member's exclusive event and a fabulous way to join your peers and catch up on news and events for the year in a private dining room set aside for this event.


2024 PRINZ Awards Gala Dinner – Tickets Closed

Grand Millenium Hotel 71 Mayoral Drive, Cnr Vincent Street,, Auckland, New Zealand

Join the celebration of the annual PRINZ Awards the Grand Millennium in Auckland. This prestigious event will celebrate the achievements and excellence of our members in the field of public relations and communications. The awards gala dinner will be held on Wednesday, 29 May 2024 at the Grand Millennium.

$263.35 – $286.35

First Tuesday – Pub Quiz

Birdcage Tavern: 133 Franklin Road, Freemans Bay, Auckland, 1011

Our regular First Thursday programming has been swapped out in June for a Tuesday night pub quiz at Birdcage Tavern – let’s get some PR brains together and some healthy competition going! Come along to catch up in an informal setting with your fellow Auckland PRs to have a yarn and swap tales from the trenches. And of course, putting your general knowledge to the test!


Effective PR Research, Measurement & Evaluation


Does your research inform your strategic planning? Do your measurement and evaluation practices demonstrate the true value of your public relations and communication efforts?
This course is for you, if you – are unsure about where to start and how to research, need more confidence to measure efficiently across the various communication channels and activities, need support with linking and interpreting the data, want to improve your current evaluation and reporting practices, and/or simply need to update your knowledge about latest global standards.

$635.00 – $910.00

Leveraging GA4 for PR Success: Crafting Custom PR Dashboards with Looker Studio


This 3-hour hands-on online workshop is a must-attend for any PR and Communications professional eager to step up their data game, showcasing the impact of their work through the power of custom dashboards. Whether you’re looking to impress clients, justify budgets, or simply tell the story of your brand’s PR journey more effectively, this session will provide you with the skills and tools you need.

$317.00 – $455.00

Learn from a PRINZ Fellow

Bunsen Café (The Arts Centre): 2 Worcester Street, Christchurch CBD

Join us for PRINZ Southern’s new ‘Learn from a Fellow’ series – featuring two of the industry’s experts! PRINZ Fellows demonstrate a high degree of competence in the practice of public relations and are nominated based on their significant contribution to the enhancement of the public relations profession. This session will focus on crisis communications and managing issues to prevent a crisis. Hear from Felicity Price (LPRINZ) about her work on the Christchurch Arts Centre’s ‘save the Arts Centre’ campaign and from Michele Hider (FPRINZ) on supporting the veterinary sector during last year’s Cyclone Gabrielle and Auckland flooding events.

Free – $11.50

Empathy: a compass for navigating change


Aotearoa isn’t immune to the diminishing social cohesion that’s happening across the globe. As public trust in governments, corporations and media reduces, how do we hone and develop our communication practice to navigate ourselves and our organisations through this changing landscape?

This webinar considers the role of empathy in unlocking shared understandings and increasing the tolerance of differences, so that communication can happen.

Free – $11.50

Walk and talk at Fieldays 2024

Mystery Creek, Hamilton

Grab a coffee and join us for networking and a stroll around some of the brightest and best displays at the Waikato’s biggest agricultural event, Fieldays 2024. Yes, it’s for farmers and rural folk – but it’s also where communicators, media and marketers converge to set-up thousands of displays that need to capture attention and custom. It’s also a great opportunity to network all in the one place. So, join us as the Waikato PRINZ group take you on a guided tour of award-winning stands and a handful of the ‘highly commendeds’ that caught our eye for their comms flair, creative touch or effectiveness.


Speechwriting Essentials


This workshop empowers speechwriters to assemble their ideas, find their voice, and earn their audience’s attention. It demystifies the speechwriting process, including the crucial planning phase when writing speeches for others, and encourages purposeful, effective storytelling.

$635.00 – $910.00