Media Releases

To be an effective selling tool, media releases need to be well written and have strong angles. A bit of controversy never goes astray, either! Check out some recent examples by clicking on the media releases below.

Legacy and challenges of New Zealand’s school dental nurses finally recognised

MEDIA RELEASE Tooth and Veil: The life and times of the New Zealand dental nurse NOEL O’HARE School dental nurses have had a bad rap over the years, with children living in fear of their annual visit to the school’s ‘Murder House’. Anecdotes about unnecessary fillings, pain and discomfort abound. But …

Free to be Children

MEDIA RELEASE FREE TO BE CHILDREN: Preventing child sexual abuse in Aotearoa New Zealand EDITED BY ROBYN SALISBURY A LANDMARK BOOK WITH A BLUEPRINT FOR COMBATTING NEW ZEALAND’S ALARMING CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE STATISTICS Childhood in Aotearoa New Zealand ought to be carefree and safe. But too often, children are robbed …

Latest book by bestselling author aims to inspire children to protect our natural world

 MEDIA RELEASE  NEW ZEALAND NATURE HEROES BY GILLIAN CANDLER Published by Potton & Burton; December 06, 2019; RRP: $29.99 Come face-to-face with our wildlife heroes in bestselling author Gillian Candler’s new book New Zealand Nature Heroes.  Find out how their work is helping to save thousands of rare birds, insects, …

World-renowned dog behaviourist teaches his Zen technique for training your puppy

MEDIA RELEASE PUPPY ZEN Eight Weeks to Train Your Pup and Create a Lifelong Bond MARK VETTE Published by Penguin Random House, 05 November 2019, RRP: $45.00 Animal psychologist and zoologist Mark Vette came to fame with global television show ‘Purina Pound Pups to Dog Stars.’ He also taught dogs …

‘Overgrown cottage industry’ celebrates 50 years and share their recipe for success

MEDIA RELEASE ‘Overgrown cottage industry’ celebrates 50 years and share their recipe for success BARKER’S OF GERALDINE: 50 YEARS PRESERVED BY MICHAEL BARKER Mary Egan Publishing, 01 November 2019, hardback, RRP: $60.00 ‘Michael is truly passionate about working with customers to develop new products and bring innovations to market; he …

Three Kiwi Tales: More fabulous fix-it stories from Wildbase Hospital

MEDIA RELEASE Three Kiwi Tales: More fabulous fix-it stories from Wildbase Hospital By JANET HUNT INSPIRING STORIES OF KIWI CONSERVATION Kiwi conservation is a live issue. Over the past 100 years, kiwi numbers have been in rapid decline and urgent, ongoing action around predator control and habitat protection is required …

Dystopian satire evokes impact of climate change and technology in South Pacific nation

MEDIA RELEASE Stella’s world is unravelling in this remarkable work of speculative fiction – reminiscent of Netflix satire Black Mirror and The Handmaid’s Tale – a new novel from writer and literary agent Chris Else. ‘Slowly, the air opened over Byte. A clear view of the seawall stretching from headland …

Saucy gourmet Peta Mathias shares dark and delicious love stories from around the world

MEDIA RELEASE Eat Your Heart Out: Love Stories from Around the World by Peta Mathias Published by Penguin Random House NZ, hardback, 05 November 2019, RRP: $35.00 ‘All you need is love,’ sang the Beetles. Right now, in a world of hate speech, online bullying and worse, we could all …