Success is measured by results, so here are some recent campaign successes from our diverse client portfolio.

Puppies are so cute.  They also need training and that needs to happen at exactly the right time, from 3 to 16 weeks.  Animal behaviour expert Mark Vette takes a unique Zen approach to training puppies and his technique has brought him fame and attention.  Promoting Mark’s latest book Puppy Zen has been fun and full-on.  Thornton Communications got rival TV networks vying for air time with Mark and secured interviews on TV ONE Breakfast, Three’s The Project and The Cafe.  Mark also did interviews with North & South, RNZ and Magic Talk.  Book extracts and reviews will start to roll now and over the summer, including NZME, NZ Lifestyle Block, NZ Motorhomes, Caravans & Destinations, Tomorrow’s Schools Today, RV Travel Lifestyle.

Saucy gastronomad Peta Mathias shares her dark and delicious love stories from around the world in Eat Your Heart Out.  Newly arrived back in New Zealand after wintering in Europe, hosting culinary tours and guests at her cooking school in the South of France, Peta threw herself into a round of media interviews and events.  Thornton Communications secured events with her at The Northern Club (huge success) and The Turner Centre in Kerikeri (forthcoming with ticket sales strong and fast approaching 100).  Peta has now done or is about to do interviews with The AM Show, RNZ Sunday Morning, Magic Talk, AWW, Your Weekend, Simply You magazine, and ThisNZLife.  Book extracts and reviews are now rolling in a variety of media, including Kia Ora, North & South, Dish, NZME, Grownups.

The best-selling author of The Road to Castle Hill, Christine Fernyhough’s passion for interior decorating morphed into the obsession of a serious collector in 1994. In Mid-Century Living: The Butterfly House Collection, Christine invites readers to join her on a fascinating journey through our design history; a celebration of the ordinary in the every day.  Thornton Communications secured speaking and media opportunities for Christine, including: The Cafe (TV3), RNZ Sunday Morning, NZ Herald, AWW, Magic Talk, Plains FM.  Book extracts and review coverage is comprehensive; here are the highlights: Weekend Herald, NZME, Abode, Urbis, NZ House & Garden.  Christine will take part in events at Te Papa in January and at The Turner Centre in February 2020.


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