The Public Relations Institute of New Zealand (PRINZ) has opened its annual awards today, encouraging members to enter and showcase their best work across 12 categories.
It was with great sadness that PRINZ marks the sudden death last week of senior Christchurch PR practitioner and stalwart of the Institute, John Wendelken.
Would you like to win a ticket to the 2015 PRINZ Conference in Wellington next May?
PRINZ President Bruce Fraser has taken issue with NBR reporter Calida Smylie's view that NBR subscribers don't believe public relations professionals are simply balancing out media and public commentary on contentious issues.
We all know of professions that require members to undertake mandatory
continuing professional development (CPD). While it is not compulsory
within public relations, as professionals we must demonstrate CPD and
learning. In short, best practice is up-to-date practice.