The Public Relations Institute of New Zealand (PRINZ) has awarded Life membership to Catherine Arrow in recognition of her significant service over many years. PRINZ also inducted two new Fellows: Lee Harris, Pike River Recovery Agency, and Michele Hider, Priority Communications.
Many in our industry are facing unprecedented challenges as the wider economic impacts of COVID-19 take hold across New Zealand and the world. We are hearing about clients and organisations postponing or putting on hold PR programmes. We are hearing about layoffs. These should be temporary measures and we do expect to see the industry return to normalcy.