about

We are a boutique consumer PR agency providing relevant curated content for the media, consumers and social channels.

 
We’re specialists in lifestyle PR. We find ways to fit our clients’ brands into consumers’ lives, be that consumer or business-to-business.

We have leading category coverage with some of NZ’s most loved and successful brands. We tell their stories strategically and creatively.

We have considerable experience and expertise in creating engaging campaigns using effective PR strategy & delivery. We are successful in moving brand metrics, making brands accessible, connecting with Kiwis and driving sales.

• Full media representation
• Unique showroom experience
• Engaging social content creation and delivery
• High profile media events
• Influencer and ambassador management
• Brand and communications strategy
 

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Who we are

Your talented team

 

Jon Ramage

Jon has over 25 years’ experience in marketing and communications. He started out client side in PR at Auckland Council and then Telecom, before switching to agency land working for O&M Direct, Ogilvy, Colenso BBDO and most recently Y&R.

While GM at Colenso BBDO, the agency won NBR and Campaign Brief Agency of the Year three years in a row. As CEO at Y&R Group he was a finalist for CAANZ CEO of the Year in 2008 and won Agency of the Year in 2009.
His experience covers pretty much every category. Including work on brands such as Telecom, Bank of New Zealand, Air New Zealand, BMW, MINI, Tip Top Ice Cream, Tourism Australia, Burger King, Arnott’s, Microsoft, AVIS Budget, Fairfax, LG and Vector .
.Jon also has extensive experience in retail strategy working with Noel Leeming, Bond & Bond, Liquorland, Animates and Beds R Us. He has embraced digital and social media by finding ways to build brands and engage consumers through non-traditional channels.
Jon was Vice-President of CAANZ (Communications Agencies Association of NZ) for three years. He has recently been appointed to the Board of UNICEF NZ and to the Board of Stonyridge Vineyard. 
Jacqui Ansin

Jacqui has over 20 years public relations, marketing and media experience working on many of New Zealand’s leading brands. She has been responsible for numerous successful campaigns and product launches spanning fashion, consumer services to FMCG.

Jacqui launched Lily & Louis six years ago with an innovative approach to PR. The agency has experienced rapid growth adding major brands to its stable and built a highly talented team of experienced PR operators.
Jacqui has worked inside leading agencies including Publicis Mojo, McCann Erickson and Campaign Palace. She has a passion for fashion, design and brand presentation.
Jacqui’s skill lies in looking for every opportunity for brands to be showcased and experienced in order that they engage with both consumers and media.
Jacqui is passionate about representing brands in the best light possible and using her extensive media relationships to get her client’s stories told in the most effective way.
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Golnaz Bassam-Tabar

Golnaz has an extensive journalism background, spanning print, radio and television, over a decade. She has reported from hotspots around the world including the Middle East and has also worked as a foreign correspondent for an international news network in Australia.

She’s a well-regarded media analyst on international politics and is a regular commentator on Radio New Zealand’s The Panel, with Jim Mora.

A strong relationship builder, frequently seen in newsrooms across the networks, Golnaz has established an impressive list of connections nationally, including editors, journalists, producers and senior management.

Returning from overseas three years ago, Golnaz moved into corporate communications management in the property sector, expanding her commercial experience across public relations strategy, strategic planning and implementation for both traditional and digital media, including monitoring, reporting and change management. She also played an integral role in planning and executing high profile corporate events within that sector.

Golnaz’s true passion however, lies in social media where she can combine her sharp eye for an angle, with commercial savvy, to generate thought provoking, intelligent and on the pulse content, cutting through the noise to create buzz and interest. This is complemented with extensive knowledge and experience of content curation and video production, creating an ideal social media synergy.

A natural relationship builder, Golnaz has a knack for creating client focused solutions, bringing all her skills together to showcase brands and products in the best possible way. 
 

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Michaela Williams

Having worked client side in Auckland, Beijing and Shanghai, Michaela brings a great understanding of the needs of a client and diverse PR and marketing experience to Lily & Louis.

Michaela provides her clients and team with counsel while driving strategy and planning across accounts as well as contributing to agency performance and development.
Passionate about innovation, Michaela thrives on finding new and exciting ways of connecting brands with their target audience.
With a finger on the pulse of the latest trends, Michaela spends her downtime taking in the latest theatre productions, dining at new restaurants or trying out the latest fitness craze. 
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Julia Lomas

Julia started her career in PR in Auckland and has returned home having spent five years abroad living in Amsterdam and Melbourne. She believes that embedding brands in the lives of consumers is a sure fire way to see direct business results. 

With a passion for luxury, fashion and styling Julia is always on the pulse when it comes to the latest trends.
Inspired by the culture and food she experienced overseas, Julia can often be found scoping out markets and the new restaurants in town. 
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Simone Kerr

Simone began her career in publishing at Penguin London, and since has spent a decade planning, developing, and activating strategic campaigns in New Zealand and abroad.

Simone’s extensive background in publicity and communications, together with excellent project management skills, enables her to deliver successful campaigns, both above and below the line. Simone’s mission is to create innovative brand solutions that will drive audience participation and create real value for clients. Outside of work Simone is an avid reader, decent cook, terrible surfer, and novice sailor.
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Georgia Andrewes

Georgia is focused on raising and transforming brand profiles, bringing high levels of creativity and enthusiasm to all that she does. Whether it’s developing new and exciting campaigns that deliver great results or building a brand’s story to showcase its background through media, Georgia’s passion and sincere dedication show through at every stage.

Experienced in crafting and implementing communication and social media strategies, Georgia knows the value of building strong relationships and has a confident and persuasive approach that secures piece after piece of standout coverage for her clients. With an astute eye for design, a love for events and zero percent fear of getting her hands dirty, you’ll never find her steering away from a challenge. Georgia’s creative drive means she’s constantly on the hunt for the next trend, especially when it comes to fashion and food. An expert at brunching and an amateur at pottery, at the weekend you’ll find her trying to master both.
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Hannah Lee

Hannah loves creating and producing events.  She has worked in all facets of the hospitality industry for the past 17 years, ten of those spent planning and executing high profile events.

Her skill comes from meticulous planning and preparation, with an uncanny knack for sorting anything at any time, anywhere.
Hannah is a master of calm and thorough organisation and execution.  Nothing is ever a problem, it’s simply a solution looking to be found.
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Courtney Joe

With communications experience across both agency and client sides, Courtney joins Lily & Louis after two years of in-house fashion PR and marketing.

As a true creative with a passion for storytelling, Courtney believes that the key to media and consumer engagement lies in a brand’s story.

Courtney’s ability to create and facilitate effective brand content has seen her gain excellent coverage, whilst maintaining media relationships based on trust, reliability and confidence.

A keen explorer, on the weekends you’ll find her seeking out the best beach spots and all that is new in culture, fashion and food. 

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Our clients

Proudly representing

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Abbey Rose
Accor Hotels
Adairs
AMP
Chambord
The Coconut Collaborative
Continental Cars
E Entertainment
Fresh As
Gibbston Valley
Grin
Hansells
Heletranz
Liann Bellis
Live Longer
Loobies Story
Lotus Belle
The Luxury Network
Matakana Botanicals
Mont Blanc
Morrocan Oil
Mount Michael
nfpg
OOB Organic
Oob Ryn
Peroni
Populr
Quick Flix
RemarkableChocolate
Rhythm and Vines
Sanpellegrino
SEL Group
Skin Institute
St Cuthbert’s College
TheTileDepot
Three Peaks Honey
Tosca
Trish Peng
Tyrrell’s Crisps
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Partners

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Popcorn
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Work Portfolio

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Unique lifestyle media showroom

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Lily & Louis

Lily & Louis was established in June 2009 by Jacqui Ansin as a way to bring media and brands closer together. Our vast showroom space in Auckland’s CBD means that media can easily access a range of products across the full gamut of categories – from health, fashion, lifestyle and beauty, to luxury, automotive and technology. But Lily & Louis doesn’t stop there; we are a boutique PR agency offering tailored and innovative PR solutions for clients, and maximum return on investment. We are a small team with a hands-on approach – each client can be assured that their account is managed by senior specialists. We understand the role that public relations can offer to your brand, and we achieve this through effective communications plans, without the usual PR “fluff”. Our services include: Public relations Communications strategies Showroom presence Event management Fashion shows In House Photographic studio Look book design Sponsorship development Editorial and copy writing Celebrity endorsement Press days Market research Web communications
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Lily & Louis added 29 new photos to the album: The Best of 2017.Wednesday, December 21st, 2016 at 1:17pm
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The award-winning PB Valley Wines are now available to purchase from A-llure.

To celebrate, every bottle purchased enters you into the draw to win a night's stay at the luxurious Sofitel Auckland Viaduct Harbour.
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Monday, January 16th, 2017 at 8:37am
Paying tribute to Minerva’s extraordinary heritage, Montblanc takes a journey back to the glory days of motor... https://t.co/3cTxGHutsd
Thursday, January 12th, 2017 at 8:02am
Quickflix NZ are offering two very lucky Kiwis the chance to attend an exclusive Oscar viewing party in Hollywood... https://t.co/U1jIUUhs9u
Monday, January 9th, 2017 at 10:51am
It's official the L&L crew are back in the office! Primed and ready for a successful year ahead 🙌🏼 https://t.co/yuxNqHQ0KR
Saturday, December 31st, 2016 at 6:19am
Happy 2017 https://t.co/AJ8vvBruSy
Wednesday, December 21st, 2016 at 10:17am
I posted 29 photos on Facebook in the album "The Best of 2017" https://t.co/s2wMrr8RTi

contact

Contact

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To find out how we can help your business, please give us a call.

Phone: 09 360 4466

Jacqui: 021 503 335
Email: jacqui.ansin@lilyandlouis.com

Jon: 0275 996 970
Email: Jon.ramage@lilyandlouis.com

1A Scotland St, Freemans Bay, Auckland 1011

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