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Helping Kiwis fully recover from eating disorders

Helping Kiwis fully recover from eating disorders

Thousands of New Zealanders are battling eating disorders. Waitlists for support are extremely high, but not only that, the standard of available care isn’t meeting the needs of those struggling.

Jessica Cartwright

Jessica Cartwright

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Navigating the coalition government reforms – how will this affect your business or organisation

Navigating the coalition government reforms – how will this affect your business or organisation

The National Party has long considered itself the ‘party of business’ with a sharp eye on economic wellbeing and productivity. However, following New Zealand First and Act negotiations, the new National-led coalition government demands quickly enacted reform and it needs to deliver huge swathes of replacement legislation and policy change.

Lisa-Marie Richan (L-M)

Lisa-Marie Richan (L-M)

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Southern Cochlear Implant Programme's 20th Anniversary

Southern Cochlear Implant Programme's 20th Anniversary

A recent highlight of our six-year relationship with the Southern Cochlear Implant Programme (SCIP) has been to interview a cochlear implant from every year of SCIP’s 20 years in operation to create this heartwarming publication.

Janine Ogier

Janine Ogier

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Convergence acquires majority of Trio client book

Convergence acquires majority of Trio client book

An opportunity too good to pass up is how Convergence Communications & Marketing managing partner Leigh Harris describes the decision to acquire most of the client book of a long-established Auckland PR firm –Trio Communications.

Leigh Harris

Leigh Harris

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Award winning campaign - PRINZ

Award winning campaign - PRINZ

At the 2023 Public Relations Institute of New Zealand Awards, Convergence was proud to pick up three awards for our work on Phil Mauger's electoral campaign for the Christchurch Mayoralty.

Erin Jamieson

Erin Jamieson

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IAP2 Certification

IAP2 Certification

Community and Stakeholder Engagement is an important part of Convergence’s work. We have been awarded silver twice at the Public Relations Institute of New Zealand awards for recent community relations and engagement projects we have undertaken.

Erin Jamieson

Erin Jamieson

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What's new in the world of social media?

What's new in the world of social media?

Another ‘unprecedented event’ for 2023 … a recent study has found that Baby Boomers are the fastest growing demographic on TikTok.

Emma Maciaszek

Emma Maciaszek

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Taking local disruptive technology to the world

Taking local disruptive technology to the world

Invert Robotics’ crawler robots began life in the University of Canterbury’s robotics laboratory, before being spun out to their own Christchurch-based research and development hub and taking on a new life as an international company.

Lisa-Marie Richan (L-M)

Lisa-Marie Richan (L-M)

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Launching the new boutique Observatory Hotel

Launching the new boutique Observatory Hotel

As a Christchurch-based business, the city’s historic Arts Centre holds a special place in our hearts, so we jumped at the opportunity to profile the opening of the centre’s nationally significant new art hotel.

Leigh Harris

Leigh Harris

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