The rise of sustainability entrepreneur Brianne West and the exponential growth of her global brand Ethique, has seen her recognised as the Ernst & Young ‘Young Entrepreneur of the Year’ for 2019.
This puts the 32-year-old founder in the running, … [Read more]
Convergence has provided communications and public relations services to Waimakariri Irrigation Limited (WIL) for close to ten years. Our work involves resource consent communications, media relations, farmer and community engagement, and issues management. We have helped WIL through several challenging … [Read more]
In the current housing market, there is no better time to discuss whether the quarter-acre dream is still within reach for Kiwis and our long-term client, top 10 group home builder Generation Homes, was keen to have a say.
As … [Read more]
We were proud to be recognised at the Public Relations Institute of New Zealand awards with a highly commended in the Sustained Public Relations category last month. Convergence was a finalist for our pro-bono work with our long-term client Husky … [Read more]
When you’re writing a media release, who is your ‘customer’?
Steve Attwood, Partner at Convergence Communications & Marketing, says too many businesses and organisations are wasting time on ineffective media releases.
If there is such a thing as a ‘universal … [Read more]
Black Cat Cruises commissioned the first ever research done on the economic value of dolphin tourism to both New Zealand and Canterbury. The eco-tourism operator is concerned that hundreds of jobs, and the dolphins themselves, are at risk unless stronger … [Read more]
Convergence has provided media and communications support to the New Zealand Planning Institute’s (NZPI) annual conference since 2017. Our objective is to increase awareness of the event with potential delegates, stakeholders and industry leaders through strategic media relations.
Alongside … [Read more]
It has been 150 years since the first commercial dairy company was established on the South Island’s West Coast – and on ‘The Coast’ that means stories . . . lots of them.
Convergence got the chance to speak to … [Read more]
New Zealand’s hidden economic abuse issue was recently exposed, on the back of new research released by our client Good Shepherd New Zealand (GSNZ).
The report revealed Kiwi women are being reduced to poverty by their partners. Economic abuse is … [Read more]
The iconic Skellerup Red Band gumboot celebrated its 60th anniversary in 2018. We partnered with social media influencers to promote the anniversary and were thrilled when Rhys Darby posted him and his two boys enjoying Red Bands boots on the … [Read more]