Our Media & Communication Team

We are thankful to have the support of some of the most respected and awarded media, communication and branding teams in New Zealand. They apply their creative talents to everything from fundraising to product branding strategies, with everyone donating their time for free.
We acknowledge and thank them - they are inspirational.

New Zealand

IBM is a global technology and innovation company that offers clients a unique combination of industry insight, high-powered research, and technology expertise. We work with our clients to develop new business designs and technical architectures that give their organisations the flexibility required to compete in today's global business landscape.

Young & Shand

Young & Shand are a specialist digital marketing agency that helps us by creating smart, innovative & creative advertising campaigns.

Angela Griffen

Angela Griffen is a strategic communications advisor and has worked with Ray Avery for 25 years on a number of key projects.
Her background is in corporate affairs, public relations, journalism and advertising. She has advised on and developed effective campaigns for a wide variety of national and multinational clients.

Thornton Communications

Sarah Thornton is a highly skilled communications specialist and PR practitioner, with more than 20 years' experience in New Zealand and overseas. Working with industry leaders, major publishing brands, start-ups and authors, she implements strategic, creative and impactful PR campaigns. Over the years, Sarah has enhanced the profiles of many prominent people, contributing to their ongoing success.


NZME helps promote our both nationally and internationally through their extensive portfolio of radio, digital, e-commerce and print media.

Unified Brands

Unified Brands create brands which benefit people and society as a whole. They are the creative geniuses behind our Amigo Bar International branding strategy.

Animation College

New Zealand's premium character animation specialist college.
The Animation College Team have been working with us to provide marketing collateral in the form of animation clips for our LifePod and Amigo Bar campaigns.