Marketing expert praises Team New Zealand’s handling of crisis

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Fri, 3 Jul 2020, 11:59AM
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Marketing expert praises Team New Zealand’s handling of crisis

Author
Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Fri, 3 Jul 2020, 11:59AM

A marketing expert says Team New Zealand is following the textbook, when it comes to crisis communications.

The Government has stopped any further payments, as it investigates allegations of a "reclassified" three million dollar loan and claims of fraud involving a Hungarian bank account.

Three quarters of the Government's $40 million allocation has already been paid.

It comes as the owner of Newstalk ZB and the Herald is set to fight a gagging order stopping the publication of details of a report into the spending of public money -- relating to the America's Cup.

Auckland University's Bodo Lang told Kate Hawkesby Team New Zealand boss Grant Dalton is communicating well.

“Be fast and be open, which it seems like he has done. He has been fully compliant with all of the allegations so far.”

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