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Trio talks e-commerce over lunch

Trio Communications’ director Felicity Anderson with e-commerce consultant Simon Anderson (no relation) checking out Fantail & Turtle, one of the new eateries down from our HQ – the B:HIVE @ Smales Farm. First client meeting there – and if they all go as well as this one 2019 promises to be a boomer!

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Is ‘tech-sex’ changing Kiwis’ view of intimacy?

Why are Kiwis increasingly turning to ‘tech-sex’ such as online, mobile or sugar dating, online sex work or “camming” in the search for love, sex, money or intimacy? And is it harmful to individuals or our society? Or is it just a new way of viewing intimacy? Dr Pani Farvid, a senior lecturer in psychology

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Calling The Rock re Pacific Super Rugby

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson is being targeted by a social media campaign from New Zealand to champion a Pacific Island Super Rugby franchise and ensure the future of the competition. The aim is to get thousands of rugby fans to tag Johnson across social media channels to get him to look at a proposal video

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Objective Acuity’s trials confirm testing breakthrough

Objective Acuity has reached a significant milestone in its development of the world’s first, objective, visual acuity test. It has successfully concluded proof of concept trials on adults at the Southern College of Optometry in Memphis. The New Zealand-based, digital vision health company’s current lead investors including the University of Auckland Inventors Fund and Cure

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Trio proteges move onwards and upwards

Proud to say our wonderful Trio proteges have gone on to bigger roles after their years at Trio: Katy McMillan – Mum and Associate Director Global Corporate Affairs, AstraZeneca UK Jane Pickering – Mum and Marketing Adviser at Auckland Zoo Terri Heard – Senior Account Manager at Thrive PR Melbourne Mehpara Khan – Senior Consultant

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Mehpara’s an award winner

We are excited for the New Zealand Automobile Association and AA Insurance being crowned the 2018 TVNZ -NZ Marketing Supreme award winner for the ‘AA Home Response’ campaign. Mehpara Khan, who worked with us at Trio Communications for a couple of years, was AA’s interim communications manager while this campaign was put together and rolled

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MercyAscot healthcare appoints new CEO

MercyAscot, one of New Zealand’s leading private healthcare providers, has appointed returning NZ hospital manager, Ian England, as chief executive. Mr England has a background in hospital management in New Zealand, Australia and the UK. He is a former chair of the NZ Private Surgical Hospital Association. MercyAscot managing director Dr Andrew Wong says, “It

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Psychologists go back to the future

More than 300 New Zealand psychologists will envision the profession’s future, celebrate its successes and reflect on its history at The New Zealand Psychological Society (NZPsS) 50th Jubilee conference at the University of Auckland from September 5-8.  NZPsS is the largest professional association for psychologists in New Zealand with around 1870 members, including students. The

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Cancer researcher wins 2018 Roche NZ Fellowship award

University of Otago, Christchurch scientist Dr Andrew Das has won the 2018 NZSO (NZ Society of Oncologists) Roche NZ Translational Cancer Research Fellowship to learn techniques and bioinformatic analyses that will further his work as part of a research team investigating the role of epigenetics in cancer. Epigenetics means “on top of” genetics. It refers

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Going for Gold

  Trio Communications director Felicity Anderson with the AUT University PR student team she is mentoring this year. The team is pictured at Trio Communications’ home at the BHIVE @ Smales Farm, Takapuna.  The team is helping East Coast Bays Softball to try and get more young people to join up and play softball this

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