For any information about PRINZ, please contact The National Office:
Phone: 64-9-358 9808
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org (note: email addresses with underscore "_")
Level 7, 2 Kitchener Street, Auckland
PO Box 5937
Days in office: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday
Simone Bell has a background in marketing and corporate communications. She has previously worked at Network PR as an account director, heading the consultancy’s food group and holding the role of Practice Manager. In the last two years Simone has worked in contract roles (most recently with Mighty River Power and the NZ Guild of Food Writers) while raising a young family.
A long-time PRINZ member, Simone completed APR in 2004, won a PRINZ award for marketing communications in 2002 and completed the Marketing Association’s Certificate in Direct Marketing in 2005.
She has also served on the Council of the NZ Nutrition Foundation (PR Director) and on the Executive of the NZ Guild of Food Writers.
64-9-358 9800 / 021 318 692
Communications Advisor - CPD
Monday to Friday, 8:30am-5:00pm
Shayna de la Rue
In 2012 Shayna completed a Bachelor of Media Arts at the Waikato Institute of Technology, majoring in Public Relations and Advertising.
Prior to joining PRINZ, Shayna worked as the Marketing Manager for not-for-profit organisation EERST, where she also co-managed the school based environmental education programme Paper4trees.
Shayna enjoyed working for a number of not-for-profit organisations while completing her degree. In her final year she was part of the winning team for the Inaugural Wintec PR Campaign Awards for anawareness campaign created for ShelterBox NZ, and assisted in a rebranding campaign for Volunteering Waikato.
Communications Advisor - Membership & Events
Monday to Friday, 8.30am - 5:00pm
In 2012 Rebecca completed a Bachelor of Management Studies at Waikato University, double majoring in public relations and strategic management. Before starting work with PRINZ in January, Rebecca spent a month backpacking in South East Asia with a friend.
During her final year of study, Rebecca organised events for the Management Communication Students’ Association (MCSA), which led to her volunteering at the 2012 PRINZ Conference.
Rebecca has previously worked as an intern for Mainfreight, assisting with the development of a new graduate recruitment website for both Australia and New Zealand. Rebecca was also a part of the winning team of the 2011 Chesterman Group Public Relations Campaign award for a creative proposal prepared for Opportunity Hamilton.