Ethique’s Brianne West scoops second national business award

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]

Understanding the proposed Plan Change 7

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]

Highly commended for work with Husky Rescue NZ

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]

It’s not all about you

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]

West Coast celebrates 150 years of dairying

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]

Exposing economic abuse

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]

Skellerup’s Red Band Turns 60

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]