We weave good wairua, Te Ao Māori and top level communications expertise together to form a dynamic agency ready to work with like-minded businesses and organisations to further the game of our culture within the commercial world.

TE REO MĀORI

Welcome to Whare PR

A gathering of storytellers, provocateurs and creators – all connected by Bridgette Tapsell’s vision of providing public relation services to mainly iwi clients or people who want to connect to māori iwi values/kaupapa.

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ABOUT US

Our founder Bridgette Tapsell has been in the PR industry assisting Māori organisations and businesses for more than 20 years.

A pioneer Māori PR agency owner, she also owns the well-known agency Village PR with clients including New Zealand Avocado, Destination Rotorua, Tatua Dairy Co-op, Live+, Golden Homes and 5+ A Day.

Bridgette wanted to create a sister brand to Village, that would service clients who wanted to access a specialised skillset of iwi communications and to tap into our collective networks.

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OUR PURPOSE

Makahia he kohatu i runga i nga wai hei waihanga i te tini o te pupuhi.

Cast a stone across waters to create many ripples.

Whare PR is a hub for communication specialists to hui and hone thier telents and be amongst people who are like-minded.

We are advocates for Māori culture, have a commitment to te reo and strive for excellence in our māhi.

TE REO MAORI

OUR PURPOSE
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Cast a stone across waters to create many ripples

After 20 years of being in the industry Bridgette still reckons there aren’t enough Maori PR people in the commercial world. In creating Whare PR, Bridgette wants to foster fresh talent, which will be needed for our burgeoning Maori economy, as well as build a team of PR professionals who have this knowledge and desire to work in a dynamic, progressive team.

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OUR SERVICES

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Bridgette Tapsell

PR & Marketing Director/Pepeha

Max Yeager

PR & Marketing/Pepeha

Niki Creasy

PR & Marketing/Pepeha

Chantelle Laurent

Marketing Strategist/Pepeha

Natalie Hilterman

Marketing & Advertising/Pepeha

Kim Jackson

Graphic Designer/Pepeha