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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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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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PR and proud of it: Reflecting on 2014 and “Dirty Politics”

Trio director Brenda Saunders was invited to present the College of Fellows Chair’s report for the PRINZ 2014 Annual Review. Watch her presentation here or read the transcript below. Last November, while I was driving along admiring the exquisite Marlborough countryside and contemplating an aromatic pinot gris my driving companion raised the subject of the

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PRINZ inducts new Fellows

Trio director Brenda Saunders inducted three new Fellows into the PRINZ College of Fellows at the 2015 PRINZ Awards. Congratulations to Brian Finn, Heather Claycomb and Avon Adams! To be selected as a Fellow, the member must have made an outstanding contribution to the public relations industry and PRINZ in New Zealand over time. They

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Flu campaign strikes gold at 2014 TVNZ Marketing Awards

The 2013 National Influenza Immunisation Campaign struck gold in the Healthcare category at last night’s 2014 TVNZ Marketing Awards held at The Langham in Auckland. Trio Communications’ director, Brenda Saunders, was part of the winning team on the National Influenza Specialist Group campaign. Brenda has led PR on the NISG campaign for the past 10

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Trio Communications Director Leads PRINZ College of Fellows

Trio Communications director Brenda Saunders was elected Chair of the Public Relations Institute of New Zealand (PRINZ) College of Fellows at the organisation’s recent Annual General Meeting. The College of Fellows, via its Executive and elected Fellows’ Chair, oversees the annual PRINZ Communicator of the Year award, mentors students studying for their APR accreditation, judges

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