Welcome to the New Zealand Communication Association (NZCA)

The NZCA exists to recognise, support and develop effective and professional communication in business, organisations and education. We aim to be the voice of communication professionals in New Zealand. We will achieve this through discussion research, networking and collaboration.


The People In Communication
He tãngata whakawhitiwhitikōrero

Monday 1 and Tuesday 2 December, 2014
Wellington, New Zealand

The People In CommunicationThe New Zealand Communication Association (NZCA) annual conference is hosted this year by Whitireia, New Zealand. To celebrate 25 years of NZCA conferences a number of themes are mooted:
  • Communication leadership
  • Communication management
  • Culture and communication
  • Learning and teaching

Call for papers >>

Registration form >>

More information coming soon.

See our blog for details of presenters as they are announced.

Communication Journal of New Zealand, Special Issue: Communication within Organisations

Papers are invited for a special issue of CJNZ focusing on communication within organisations. Communication within the organisation, including the ways in which the organisation communicates with its people, has a profound influence on organisational performance and effectiveness. This can be seen for instance in the ways in which the organisation constructs itself as a unique and attractive entity to its employees, creates and/or remembers its history, constructs an organisational identity and upholds its goals, policies and ideas (read more). 

The Inside Story (Conference)

The Inside Story

Bringing you face to face with the editors, journalists, presenters and bloggers who construct the stories that shape how stakeholders view your organisation. A space to gain a deeper understanding of each others needs, and to stimulate practical and frank discussion. For more information see the Conference Website or our blog.

2012 Conference

Members enjoyed an inspiring conference at Wintec in Hamilton. A feature of this conference was a increased number of students participating. Conference abstracts and presentations will be available here soon.

Here is Gary Mersham from The Open Polytechnic reflecting on teaching and learning.

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