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FORWARD lands in New Zealand

Today, we are pleased to announce we have appointed Wright Communications as our exclusive New Zealand affiliate, and first regional partner.

Wright Communications was judged New Zealand PR Consultancy of the Year (Small/Medium) at the annual PRINZ awards held last month in Christchurch.

With this affiliation, Wright Communications will provide us with local expertise and on the ground implementation for Trans-Tasman client projects.

“We are proud to be working with FORWARD as their New Zealand affiliate,” said Nikki Wright, Managing Director, Wright Communications. “The relationship is based on shared values and a mutual commitment to innovation in PR.”

“This arrangement will see us maintain our corporate and sustainability focus, and strengthen our consumer lifestyle offering. The relationship with FORWARD will not only enable us to support their clients in New Zealand but also adds value to our existing consumer clients through access to FORWARD’s proprietary technology, intellectual property and Trans-Tasman networks.”

“We have great passion for New Zealand and are thrilled to be expanding our offer across the ditch.” said Fergus Kibble, FORWARD Agency Founder, and Managing Director. “The relationship with Wright Communications will help us to deliver programs for our Australian clients with a presence in New Zealand, as well as attract new Kiwi clients. We are proud that FORWARD will be represented in New Zealand by Nikki Wright and Wright Communications’ consumer team.”