"Public opinion is everything. With public sentiment nothing can fail; without it nothing can succeed."   Abraham Lincoln

Champion surfer Maz Quinn promotes Surfersskin sunscreen. CBD has just helped promote Surfersskin maker Skin Alive to investors. 

About Us

Communication by Design (CBD) is an Auckland public relations firm that provides PR advice and services to clients across a wide range of sectors.


Public relations planning and implementation; media relations; corporate communications including website management and SEO; and customer communications including print/radio advertising and brochures. Our services are often provided in collaboration with business partners.

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Our Commitment

We aim to make our clients successful by helping them to harness the support of their stakeholders through clear communication.


"Loved the article, great headline, well written and accurate." -- John Paine, TBK Capital

(re Sunday Star Times article organised by CBD for TBK Capital client Skin Alive) 

"I'm delighted with the results CBD achieved for the Jonathan Watts tour." -- Galvin Bartlett, Paramount Services

(re planning and promoting New Zealand speaking tour by Guardian journalist Jonathan Watts)

"Awesome, Rob." -- Emma Clarke, Bully Boy 

(on seeing a three page cover story all about Bully Boy bollards in NZ Engineering News)

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