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JINGLE BELL SHOCK: Mass NZ Santa Shortage Threatens Christmas

Thursday, 12 October 2023, 9:54 am | Porter Novelli

A Santa shortage is threatening to ruin Christmas for Kiwis everywhere, leaving shopping centre thrones empty, mantlepieces bare and wish lists unread. Talent agency, Scene to Believe, is ramping up its search for festive fans to don the big red suit ... More >>

Santa The Latest Victim In The Labour Shortage Crisis

Thursday, 6 October 2022, 11:16 am | Porter Novelli

The much-publicised labour shortages across New Zealand have meant that businesses have been understaffed and over-stretched. Latest news from the North Pole is suggesting that Santa’s thrones may be left unfilled in shopping centres across New Zealand, ... More >>

Employee Loyalty No Laughing Matter – Or Is It?

Wednesday, 20 July 2022, 10:13 am | Porter Novelli

20 July 2022 – Finding the positive amidst a tidal wave of negativity in our news feeds can be a daily struggle. That’s why Wade Jackson, high performance coach, author and founder of charitable trust Covert Theatre, has launched an innovative ... More >>

Kiwi Appointed To Renown Global BBDO Creative Board For First Time

Wednesday, 8 September 2021, 6:30 am | Porter Novelli

Brigid Alkema Brigid Alkema was today named the first ever female Kiwi to be appointed to the legendary global BBDO Creative Board, reaffirming Wellington and New Zealand’s leadership and place in the creative world. BBDO, one of the world’s most creative ... More >>

Porter Novelli Appoints Brad Pogson As Managing Director

Thursday, 8 July 2021, 2:53 pm | Porter Novelli

Public relations firm, Porter Novelli, has today appointed Brad Pogson as Managing Director. <img src="" width="480" height="720"> Brad, who is already on the ... More >>

Porter Novelli Bolsters Leadership Team With High-profile Corporate Affairs Hire

Wednesday, 24 February 2021, 1:52 pm | Porter Novelli

Porter Novelli, New Zealand’s leading public relations firm, has today announced the appointment of Amber McEwen to the position of Executive Director to support continued growth. Currently corporate affairs director at DB Breweries, Amber will ... More >>

Brain Gain: Porter Novelli Taps Returning Talent For Senior Hires

Wednesday, 16 September 2020, 3:05 pm | Porter Novelli

Porter Novelli, New Zealand’s leading public relations firm, has appointed agency alumni Brad Pogson to Group Account Director in a newly created role, while Courtney Stayte returns as Account Director to support continued growth. “Having top talent ... More >>

West Auckland to benefit from new endoscopy clinic

Monday, 31 August 2020, 11:11 am | Porter Novelli

Local residents requiring private endoscopy services will no longer have to travel to the central city or North Shore once Waitemata Endoscopy opens its West Auckland unit at the end of September. Located adjacent to the Waitakere Public Hospital campus ... More >>

PepsiCo Pledges $330,000 To The Salvation Army Foodbank Project

Friday, 24 April 2020, 9:03 am | Porter Novelli

Today, PepsiCo New Zealand is pleased to announce it has donated $330,000 to The Salvation Army’s Foodbank Project to help combat the devastating effects of COVID-19. Globally, PepsiCo has recognised the need for meals and vital resources during this ... More >>

Changes to free-to-air TV timebands and classifications

Monday, 10 February 2020, 8:44 am | Porter Novelli

Viewers will soon be bidding farewell to the decades-old PGR and AO labels on free-to-air (FTA) television and welcoming the familiar G, PG, M, 16 and 18 labels onto their screens. This will make it easier for television audiences to protect themselves ... More >>

American disability rights lawyer backs fight for change

Wednesday, 27 November 2019, 8:37 am | Porter Novelli

A campaigner who successfully lobbied for law change in the United States, is in New Zealand to support a teenager’s fight to help people with a debilitating disease. More >>

Under pressure

Monday, 14 October 2019, 7:52 am | Porter Novelli

(Headline abbreviated, original headline: Under pressure: research reveals why New Zealand leaders need to stick their head above the parapet) More >>

Porter Novelli’s MD honoured with PRINZ Fellowship

Friday, 26 July 2019, 8:35 am | Porter Novelli

Porter Novelli’s Managing Director, Sarah Williams was made a Fellow of the Public Relations Institute of New Zealand (PRINZ) at an awards ceremony in Wellington last night. More >>

Collaboration to help businesses address climate challenges

Wednesday, 24 July 2019, 1:43 pm | Porter Novelli

A new partnership between Porter Novelli New Zealand’s Sustainability Practice and Oxygen Consulting will provide organisations with a full spectrum of sustainability services, from measurement and reporting to strategy, communications and engagement. More >>

Porter Novelli New Zealand launches Sustainability practice

Monday, 8 April 2019, 3:06 pm | Porter Novelli

Porter Novelli NZ is today announcing the launch of a specialised Sustainability practice. James Walker will be joining as Executive Director – Sustainability, to lead development of the new practice alongside Managing Director Sarah Williams ... More >>

New Treatment Available for Hepatitis C1

Friday, 1 February 2019, 8:11 am | Porter Novelli

MAVIRET® is a new, once-daily tablet treatment for adults with any major genotype of hepatitis C. Most people will only need to take MAVIRET for eight weeks5. The therapy contains two direct-acting anti-viral agents that work to block the lifecycle ... More >>

Former Trade Commissioner appointed head at Facteon

Wednesday, 19 December 2018, 3:25 pm | Porter Novelli

Global specialist in intelligent manufacturing, Facteon (formerly Fisher & Paykel Machinery), has appointed John Cochrane as the company’s new Group Sales Manager. More >>

New Treatment Available for Hepatitis C1

Monday, 17 December 2018, 2:33 pm | Porter Novelli

Wellington, 17 December 2018 – AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV) New Zealand today announced MAVIRET® (glecaprevir/pibrentasvir) would be fully funded by PHARMAC from 1 February 2019 giving New Zealanders living with all major genotypes of hepatitis C access ... More >>

Holden buddies up with charity to assist young Kiwi drivers

Wednesday, 7 November 2018, 11:11 am | Porter Novelli

A charity that mentors young fatherless boys is being given an important boost that could help to save lives. Holden New Zealand is teaming up with Big Buddy to get young drivers ready for life on New Zealand roads through the Holden Street Smart ... More >>

Action needed to cut NZ's alarming road toll

Tuesday, 11 September 2018, 10:13 am | Porter Novelli

A gap in driver education is a leading contributor to New Zealand’s rising road toll, with young drivers over-represented in the fatalities. Motorsport icon and Holden Street Smart ambassador Greg Murphy says much more emphasis is needed on improving ... More >>





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