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Latest PrintNZ News E-Letter

29 June, 2020

Below you will find the latest issue of the PrintNZ Members E-Letter. 

2020 Pride In Print Winners Announced

2020 Pride In Print Winners Announced

26 June, 2020

PRINT APPRENTICE OF THE YEAR WINNER

Vanessa Hooton, Tainui Press Design & Print, Matamata

Gaining an insight to the sector while at high school through a once-a-week placement at a local newspaper, Vanessa went from knowing next to nothing about print to knowing this was something she wanted to pursue as a career.
Vanessa is thrilled to have been acknowledged in this amazing industry as Print Apprentice of the Year.

COVID -19

08 June, 2020

Below you will find the latest COVID - 19 bulletins from PrintNZ.

PrintNZ E-Letter 08/06/20 - WAGE SUBSIDY EXTENSION - NEW RULES

PrintNZ E-Letter 02/06/20 - WAGE SUBSIDY EXTENSION, SURVEY RESULTS, SMALL BUSINESS LOAN

PrintNZ E-Letter 18/05/20 - WAGES SUBSIDY EXTENSION, LEVEL 3 SURVEY RESULTS

PrintNZ E-Letter 13/05/20 - WELCOME TO LEVEL 2

PrintNZ E-Letter 11/05/20 - LEVEL 2 HERE WE COME, ENTERPRISING MEMBERS PROVIDING COVID PPE

PrintNZ E-Letter 06/05/20 - HOW IS PRINT FARING

Training Award Finalists Announced

Training Award Finalists Announced

17 April, 2020
  • PrintNZ E-Letter Announcing our Training Awards.  A huge congratulations to these people and companies
TOP 5 APPRENTICE OF THE YEAR FINALISTS ANNOUNCED

TOP 5 APPRENTICE OF THE YEAR FINALISTS ANNOUNCED

14 April, 2020
  • PrintNZ E-letter PrintNZ and industry training partner Competenz are thrilled to introduce you to our five Apprentice of the Year sector winners.
Top 12 Finalists announced for the Apprentice of the Year

Top 12 Finalists announced for the Apprentice of the Year

07 April, 2020

PrintNZ alongside its training partner Competenz are pleased to announce the finalists for this year's Apprentice of the Year awards. These awards recognise apprentices who have completed their training in the previous 12 months, displayed a great passion and enthusiasm for our industry and excelled in their studies in completing their apprenticeship.

DRUPA 2020 *** POSTPONED*** NOW 2021

17 March, 2020

drupa 2020 will NOW TAKE PLACE 10am 20 - 30 APRIL 2021 in Dusseldorf, Germany. 
Here are the details.

Tony Sayle, Heather Letfus and Ruth Cobb

A Special Thank You to Heather Letfus

17 October, 2019

Heather Letfus has left PrintNZ after almost 14 years service.

Welcome To Our New Membership Services Coordinator

Welcome To Our New Membership Services Coordinator

14 October, 2019

Welcome to Susan Johnston

Sales Training

15 August, 2019

SALES TRAINING Level 3 Qualification

Your business results rely upon the performance of your sales people. 
Having skilled sales people in your team will lead to:
• Improved business results
• Highly motivated and skilled sales staff
• Increased customer satisfaction
• High standards of professionalism in the industry

This is a 12 month training programme the next course commences 13 June 2019 and includes three workshops.

Contact info@printnz.co.nz  phone 09 265 2090

Click here to download full details

The 2020/21 Sales Training Course are dated now:
Workshop 1: 21 May 2020
Workshop 2: 06 Aug 2020
Workshop 2: 11 Feb 2021
Please be in touch with Ruth or Pam for further information info@printnz.co.nz

2019 Pride In Print Winners Announced

2019 Pride In Print Winners Announced

09 May, 2019

Stuff Petone press operator Josh Crawford has been named the overall PrintNZ Apprentice of the Year with Jenkins Freshpac Systems production manager Ross Craig winning the Trainer of the Year and Ovato the Training Company of the Year.

Submission to Ministry of Education on the Review of Vocational Education 2019

02 April, 2019

Your Voice Is Critical

Proposed Changes to Print Industry Training
Please make a submission to the Ministry of Education on the Review of Vocational Education

Draft letter attached
Submissions close Friday 5 April

NZ Catalogues Win At Austrlasian Catalogue Awards

12 September, 2018

The Australasian Catalogue Association (ACA) hosted its 27th Annual ACA Awards last Friday night highlighting a strong focus on effective marketing with the addition of new categories – Point of Sale, Customer Insights and Corporate Social Responsibility.

New Zealand retailers entered in the open categories and taking on their Australian colleagues. 

Kathmandu and Duffy Books in Homes were recognised on the night for their outstanding entries.

To read the full press release click here

“After two years of including New Zealand centric categories, we thought it was time to blur the lines and let our Kiwi friends compete against Australia’s finest. We are delighted to continue to showcase their brilliant content and the creative work coming out of New Zealand this year did not disappoint,” commented Kellie Northwood, Chief Executive Officer, ACA.

Get the Facts on Print– and Spread the Word

Get the Facts on Print– and Spread the Word

15 August, 2017

‘Promote print!” – that is the message being given to everyone in the print industry as PrintNZ seeks to make buyers of print and the general public aware of how much print is a trusted, innovative and effective commercial medium, and the degree to which print is also a “green” environmentally-friendly choice.

Print industry thrives through disruption (Industry Forum recap)

Print industry thrives through disruption (Industry Forum recap)

10 April, 2017

PrintNZ's annual Industry Forum, recently hosted in Christchurch, was again a success and continues to deliver uniquely insightful presentations on various topics affecting our industry now and in the future.

Ruth Cobb, general manager of PrintNZ welcomed delegates to the Industry Forum 2017 and expressed much delight in hosting the event back in Christchurch. "It's great to be back in such a great city, the first time our Industry Forum has been held here since the earthquakes in 2011."

Pictured (left to right): Simon Ellis, Warren Leslie, and Joan Grace - all PrintNZ Life Members.

Warren Leslie awarded life membership

28 March, 2017

Warren Leslie became a life member of PrintNZ last week at the Auckland PrintNZ Industry Training Graduation. Ruth Cobb, general manager PrintNZ says, “This was a very special event being only the fourth life membership awarded in the last 17 years.