To our wonderful volunteers: Thank you!

In celebration of National Volunteer Week 2017, we would like to recognise and thank our incredible PRINZ volunteers who dedicate their time and expertise to our professional network. As a not-for-profit membership organisation with close to 1400 members, we won’t be able to do what we do without our wonderful group of volunteers. Did you…

The Wonders of Work Experience

The PRINZ Student Ambassador Programme allows students studying relevant qualifications to become involved and engaged in the communication and public relations industry. The programme gives students a head-start in the industry, encouraging them to participate in the PRINZ community. This blog post is written by Kendra Stone, PRINZ Student Ambassador at Massey University Auckland. When I was…

What do you do when you feel an inch of self-inflicted pressure?

Written by Deanna Morse, PRINZ Student Ambassador The PRINZ Student Ambassador Programme allows students studying relevant qualifications to become involved and engaged in the communication and public relations industry. The programme gives students a head-start in the industry, encouraging them to participate in the PRINZ community. This blog post is written by Deanna Morse, PRINZ Student Ambassador…

Native advertising: what it means for PR practitioners and our clients

  Written by Anna Radford, FPRINZ, Cadence Communications   The news media’s increasing move towards content commercialisation and commoditisation has raised a number of ethical and practical questions.  We all know it is happening but the landscape is constantly shifting and changing, making it difficult to get a handle on what’s really going on. How…

FYI: For Your Independence?

Katie Mathison, FPRINZ, PRINZ Central Committee member The move by the New Zealand Herald to “help relaunch … and help run” the FYI website is an interesting one, but why have they done it? If you had to guess why a news outlet has bothered getting into a website where people can file OIA (Official…