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.

Book aims to empower children of prisoners

University of Auckland researcher and solo mother, Ivana Mlinac, was inspired to write children’s book Stardust after completing her research into parental incarceration. Sadly, as many as 23,000 children living in New Zealand experience the negative impacts of their parent being in prison, including financial hardship, bullying and separation anxiety. …

WHALE OIL: One man’s fight to save his reputation, then his life

Truth is stranger than fiction. For Auckland businessman Matt Blomfield, the truth is stranger than strange. In May 2012, Blomfield found himself the target of a vicious online attack; the work of Whale Oil blogger Cameron Slater. The attack came out of the blue, destroying Blomfield’s reputation and career, stealing …

Hello Darkness

‘Wry, acute and confessional but, most of all wise.’ WINNER OF BEST PERSONAL ESSAY, VOYAGER MEDIA AWARDS 2018 In late 2017, acclaimed writer Peter Wells was rushed into hospital with aggressive prostate cancer. He began a year of chemotherapy, radiation and hormone treatment. Grappling with the ‘new normal’ of living …

One Man’s Climb: A Journey of Trauma, Tragedy and Triumph on K2

MEDIA RELEASE “One Man’s Climb is a remarkably honest and transparent account of the challenges, both externally and internally, that anyone who dares to take it on experiences. I congratulate Adrian for this fascinating read, for attempting K2 and for becoming one of only a tiny handful of Britons who …