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Simone White

Communications Officer

Simone White is a Communications Officer at The New Zealand Initiative and the main contact for media queries. She writes media releases and manages the Initiative’s social media channels. Simone also engages with the Initiative’s members, collates our Annual Report and member updates, and works with the leadership team as they scope, write and publish research reports. She engages with the media to facilitate opportunities for the team to discuss their research across a variety of channels: TV, print and radio.

Simone has worked in communications at The Royal Australasian College of Physicians and New Zealand Post. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Media Studies and Classical History from Victoria University of Wellington.

Simone will be on maternity leave from Monday, 9 March 2020 until Monday, 1 February 2021. For any media requests during this time, please contact:

Linda Heerink, Communications Officer
P: +64 4 494 9104
M: +64 21 172 8036
E: linda.heerink@nzinitiative.org.nz 


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