Communications + PR
that drive results

Pursuit Public Relations

Pursuit is one of NZ's leading
tech and B2B
communications agencies

Independently owned, we combine a responsive, entrepreneurial spirit with big agency best practices. We’re known for working collaboratively alongside regional teams to localise global PR briefs for New Zealand audiences. Many of our Kiwi clients are export focussed, appearing at the High Tech Awards and in the TIN100.

An early adopter in integrating video, social media and apps to comms programmes, Pursuit’s digital brand InGame designs and produces interactive digital content to engage audiences via mobile, web, virtual reality and augmented reality.

A Smart Team

We're former Directors of Marketing, magazine Editors, Angel Investors, PR Managers, industry Chairpersons.
We've spoken at TEDx, been quoted by media as experts, judged industry awards, built apps and mentored at business accelerators.
Paul O’Leary
Paul O’Leary
Managing Director
Paul’s PR career has been agency-side in Wellington, London, Sydney and Auckland.

Prior to co-founding Pursuit in 2007, Paul was the New Zealand MD of Text 100 Global Communications.
Stephen Knightly
Stephen Knightly
A former in-house Director of Marketing, Stephen brings marketing, analytics, design and digital skills to the team.

He is also MD of our digital brand InGame.
Gavin Ogden
Gavin Ogden
Senior Account Manager
A former technology editor in the UK and NZ, Gavin understands what the media want in a story.

He is also an skilled photographer and video producer.
Eugene Afanassiev
Eugene Afanassiev
Account Manager
Eugene brings a range of visual and written storytelling skills to his role as a Senior Account Executive, including experience as a photographer and assistant casting director.
Saffron Howells
Saffron Howells
Saffron Howells consults to the Pursuit team, drawing on her consumer and lifestyle PR experience with boutique agencies in London and Sydney.

Saffron also runs her own design business.

Our Services

  • Brand positioning and key messaging
  • Value proposition development
  • Marketing communications strategy
  • Issues and crisis management
  • Market research and user research
  • Media relations
  • Content marketing
  • Influencer relations and social media
  • Sales enablement
  • Investor and corporate communications
  • Sales collateral and design
  • Video production
  • Thought leadership
  • App development
  • Virtual Reality and simulations
  • Infographics and design