2021 PRINZ Awards Gala Dinner

Hunua Rooms, Aotea Centre 50 Mayoral Drive, Auckland CBDAuckland,

Join PRINZ Awards finalists, APR graduands, conference delegates, the PRINZ Board and members of the PRINZ College of Fellows in a night of celebration.


Internal Communications 101

EMA 145 Khyber Pass RoadAuckland,

Good internal communications policies and processes are vital to support any organisation’s operations and goals - be it a commercial business, a not-for-profit, or a public sector entity. The practical workshop will draw strongly on participants’ own communications experiences and issues, with opportunities to resolve specific examples of Internal Comms challenges faced by those taking part.

$565 – $845

Issues and Crisis Management

AUT City Campus 55 Wellesley Street East, Auckland CBDAuckland,

This one-day workshop balances both the theory and practice involved in identifying and managing issues and crisis situations. The course will enable you to understand appropriate actions before, during and after a major incident as well as provide strategies around communications planning and practical guidance on working with the media and broader aspects of communication in times of crisis.

$565 – $845

Career Insights From Young Professionals

Vesbar 2/55 Wellesley Street East, Auckland CBDAuckland,

Taking that first step from student to practitioner can feel pretty scary.
Join us on the 09th of August for a FREE evening of tips, advice, and insights from established young public relations professionals.


PRINZ Awards Winner – FMG’s cyber-security campaign ‘The Big Phish’

Online via Zoom
Virtual Event Virtual Event

With cyber security breaches a $40m issue for NZ businesses and with the increase in business email compromise, phishing and credential harvesting for the financial sector, FMG wanted a behaviour change campaign that would empower its people to drive real change, while actively reducing FMG’s risks of a cyberattack

Free – $25.00

Corporate Social Responsibility Reporting Masterclass

Online via Zoom

In this Masterclass, Nikki Wright will unpack the framework noise that is now casting a shadow over the CSR reporting sector. She will discuss the various frameworks, basic principles of sustainability reporting such as balance, scope and materiality.

$395 – $595

Behind the Scenes Tour of TVNZ

TVNZ 100 Victoria Street West, Auckland CBD, AucklandAuckland,

Come and join a behind the scenes tour of TVNZ – make- up room, green room, news room and studios. Plus watch the 6pm news and Seven Sharp broadcast live from the control room.

$35 – $55

Measurement and Evaluation for Communications

Online via Zoom
Virtual Event Virtual Event

Measurement and evaluation are core components of professional public relations practice, yet it remains a challenge for most practitioners - perhaps due to lack of time, budget or knowledge of current models and tools. This session provides you with everything you need to know about applying measurement and evaluation in context to your specific requirements. Basically, it helps you get savvy about demonstrating the value of your public relations activity.

$475 – $675

PR agency HMC’s ‘right turn’ to a social enterprise

Online via Zoom
Virtual Event Virtual Event

HMC was the winner of this year’s PR Consultancy of the Year (small to medium). Heather Claycomb started HMC 17 years ago and her business journey took a huge ‘right turn’ in 2019 when she switched her business model to a social enterprise and began donating 100% of profits to charity.

Free – $25

Stopping the stigma. Call in the artist, and let’s do Managed Isolation the Waikato Way

Waikato Museum Te Whare Taonga o Waikato 1 Grantham Street, Hamilton Central, Hamilton 3204Hamilton,

Come along to hear how Accor and other hotels tackled this very problem when they became MIQ isolation facilities in the fight against COVID-19. Accor’s unique approach, the ‘Thanks from Iso’ exhibition which will be showing at the Waikato Museum from September, was designed to help recognize the sacrifice of staff and make the experience real for other Kiwis

$15 – $35