PRINZ Senior PR Insight blog series: Chris Galloway, MPRINZ, Massey University

Throughout 2015 PRINZ will be interviewing senior PR practitioners about their career, discovering what they believe is the key to being successful in PR, what tips they were given and have used in their career, and what they expect of a junior PR practitioner in 2015.  This month we feature Auckland-based Chris Galloway, MPRINZ, a…

Book Review: PR crucial in crisis management

By Nikki Wright, MPRINZ, Managing Director, Wright Communications Limited The changing nature of public engagement has made the role of public relations practitioners in issue management more important than ever, according to a new book. The role of PR in responding to issues and crises is explored in Issue and Crisis Management: Exploring issues, crises, risk and…

Moving crisis prep up your ‘to do’ list

Helen Slater, Managing Director, Strata Communications When it comes down to it, reputation is everything. So often, it’s a crisis that derails an organisation’s reputation. Sometimes, their reputation could be shaky beforehand and one issue becomes just one issue too many and escalates. Other times, a crisis hits like a bolt of lightning, fast and…

Beyond the Farm and the Themepark

With just days to go before this year’s PRiNZ Conference kicks off in Rotorua and, after a rousing speech at Labour’s party conference calling for innovation in New Zealand, Sir Paul Callaghan will scrutinise the state of the nation when he speaks to #PRiNZ11 delegates on Friday. Titled ‘Beyond the Farm and the Themepark’, Sir…