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About Belle PR

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Belle PR's story

Belle PR was founded in 2021 by co-directors Charlotte and Tim FitzPatrick.

Based in Cambridge, Belle is a premier public relations (PR), communications and marketing consultancy servicing organisations in Cambridge, Hamilton, Te Awamutu, and the broader Waikato and Central North Island regions.

We are a dynamic team of experienced professionals who specialise in creating innovative and effective strategies that ensure businesses achieve their goals.

Our team has extensive experience working with clients across diverse industries and sectors, from start-ups to well-established organisations.

Customised approach to every project

At Belle PR, we believe every client is unique, so we take a customised approach to every project. We are dedicated to building strong relationships with our clients and delivering exceptional results that exceed their expectations.

Our services include communications strategy development, media relations, marketing, engagement, digital and social media, crisis communications, campaign development, writing, and more.

Whether you're looking to build brand awareness and identity, increase sales, or improve your reputation, our team has the expertise and experience to help you achieve your goals.

Contact us today to learn more about how we can help you elevate your PR strategy and take your business to the next level.

Charlotte FitzPatrick, Director of Belle PR at Circus Eatery

Charlotte FitzPatrick

Director / PR Consultant
charlotte@bellepr.co.nz
0210 296 2820
Linkedin

Charlotte FitzPatrick is the founding director of Belle PR and is an award-winning Accredited Public Relations (APR) practitioner. She has 20+ years of experience working in public relations, marketing and communications, both as a consultant and in-house, including in leadership roles. 

Her experience covers various industries, including health, education, local government, energy, the primary sector, professional services and many others. Charlotte has provided senior counsel to leaders, executives, directors and boards, bringing professionalism, ethical conduct, composure, perceptiveness, and a strong strategic mind.

Numerous campaigns and projects Charlotte has worked on have been recognised as some of the best public relations work in New Zealand, including gold, silver and bronze PRINZ awards, and the supreme PRINZ Award in 2021 for her work on 'What's next Waipā'?*.

Cushla Carey, consultant of Belle PR in Cambridge

Cushla
Carey

PR & Marketing Coordinator
cushla@bellepr.co.nz
Linkedin

Cushla Carey's journey with Belle PR commenced in 2023 when she interned with us while pursuing her business studies at the University of Waikato. It was evident from the start that Cushla possessed an innate passion for all facets of public relations and marketing.

Upon completing her studies, Cushla seamlessly transitioned into a full-time role with Belle PR in 2024, marking the beginning of a dynamic career dedicated to crafting impactful narratives and driving successful campaigns.

Driven by a genuine commitment to our clients, she approaches every project with dedication, aiming not just for success but for excellence. Her enthusiasm infuses vitality into our strategies, campaigns and content, resonating and leaving a lasting impression with audiences.

Tim FitzPatrick, director of Belle PR in Cambridge

Tim
FitzPatrick

Director
tim@bellepr.co.nz

Tim FitzPatrick, co-director of Belle PR and a Chartered Accountant (CA), brings a unique blend of financial acumen and strategic leadership to our team.

Tim proudly works as a senior accountant at Evans Doyle, a Cambridge-based accounting firm.

While Charlotte manages our client interactions, workflow and day-to-day operations at Belle PR, you may occasionally engage with Tim on matters relating to accounts, invoicing and financial communications.

In his capacity as a director, Tim is highly invested in shaping the trajectory of Belle PR. His expertise and 25+ years in commercial and public practice accounting roles contribute significantly to both the success of our agency and the success of our clients businesses.

Charlotte FitzPatrick and the team at Belle PR specialise in strategic planning, and campaign development and execution.

Belle PR's main areas of expertise and services include:

  • Communications and marketing strategy development and implementation

  • Community relations

  • Corporate communications

  • Crisis communications

  • Internal communications

  • Marketing communications

  • Media relations

  • Public relations

  • Social media

  • Stakeholder engagement

  • Writing and content development

  • Websites

Whatever project Belle PR is working on, the team aim to create impact and achieve meaningful outcomes beyond audience reach and click-through metrics. They love the challenge of successfully engaging with hard-to-reach audiences and have proven time and time again that this is their niche.

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Belle PR values its connection with the Public Relations Institute of New Zealand (PRINZ) and the team are very committed to professional development and ongoing learning.

As a senior accredited public relations practitioner (APR) and Waikato PRINZ committee chair, Charlotte FitzPatrick also enjoys mentoring other PRINZ members and is incredibly passionate about lifting the overall capability of the communications and public relations sector in New Zealand.

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Interested in a mentoring or internship opportunity?

If you are a student or PRINZ member seeking mentorship, or would like more information about Belle PR or Waikato's PRINZ events and activities, contact Charlotte on 0210 296 2820 or email charlotte@bellepr.co.nz.

Get in touch with us today and let's chat about Belle PR and your current situation