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We have undertaken projects for a diverse range of organisations, Government, corporate in the not for profit sector.

Communications Consultant, the Pacific ProjectCouncil for World Mission (London)

I finished a four-year project in 2005 exploring the communications needs of eight Pacific national churches affiliated to the Council for World Mission. This wide-ranging consultation involves visiting each island, auditing their existing communications and preparing a new strategic plan for each place. The project includes detailed analysis of the communication structures of member churches in American Samoa, Kiribati, Nauru, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands New Zealand and Tuvalu. I was account manager for the Pacific Project and led a team of four consultants.

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KiwiparentParents Centres New Zealand Inc

Kiwiparent is the national publication of Parents Centres New Zealand. Published bi-monthly, the magazine has a circulation of around 40,000 and a readership of 300,000. It is sold through retail outlets and has a wide subscription base. It is a full colour, perfect bound magazine distributed nationally, designed to appeal to families who are expecting a baby, or who have preschoolers up to the age of six years. As editor (appointed in 1996), Leigh is responsible for planning, editing, design and layout, soliciting articles, photos and graphics and managing relationships with head office, sponsors, marketing managers and advertisers.

Communications AdvisorMidwifery Council

As Communications Advisor to the Council, Leigh is contracted to provide wide ranging communications advisory services, including developing and implementing a full communications strategy, as well as providing media advice and management.

Communications consultant, MAFBiosecurity New Zealand

Leigh was contracted to create and implement communications strategy to deliver consistent quarantine awareness messages throughout the south Pacific — New Zealand, Fiji, Samoa, Tonga and the Cook Islands. This included identifying key messages common across all countries, then adapting these to take into account the culture and practices in each country. The media strategy crossed print, radio television and personal presentations made through village networks. The communications strategy was to deliver to both internal and external audiences. I travelled to each country and spent time managing the launch and roll out of the initiative.

Communications Advisor, New Zealand PoliceFamily Safety Team Pilot Project

The Family Safety Teams programme was a partnership between New Zealand Police, Ministry of Justice, Child, Youth and Family, and a range of community- based organisations, including Women’s Refuge, Jigsaw and NNSVS designed to close gaps identified in responses to violent family situations. I was contracted to provide wide ranging communications advisory services to this project, including developing and implementing a full communications strategy, providing media advice and support and chairing National Steering Committee meetings.

Editor, Birth StoryParents Centres New Zealand Inc

Launched in 2003, this 100 page full colour publication serves a one-stop shop for a wide range of topics to do with pregnancy and birth in New Zealand. As editor of this publication, I was responsible for planning, editing, design and layout, soliciting articles, photos and graphics and negotiating with head office, sponsors, and advertisers.

Print Consultant and auditorNZAID

I acted as print consultant to NZAid for the multi-million dollar project to print books and resources for years 9 to 11 in the Solomon Islands. Responsibilities included preparing the tender documents, being a member of the tender panel, liasing with printer and NZAid representatives as necessary, checking proofs and attending meetings. As the project rolled out, I had further responsibility for auditing processes and ensuring compliance and excellence from printer in New Zealand, Curriculum Development Department in Solomon Islands and distribution processes.

Project Management

Patients First, Manager, eContinuum of Care

Contracted via Patients First to the National Health IT Board for Project Management services across multiple priority “e” initiatives outlined in the National Health IT Plan 2010.

Electronic Patient File Transfer

CGeneral Practitioner to General Practitioner: a project that seeks to provide general practices with the capability to safely and securely transfer patient records electronically from one general practice to another to ensure a continuum of care when a patient chooses to move between GPs. Project delivered on time and to budget.

Transfer of Care (eDischarge)

Project managed the Transfer of Care prototype, the purpose being to capitalise on work done by Hutt DHB with Medtech in 2008 to build an operating eDischarge prototype encapsulating the requirements of the NICLG. Also to confirm it meets those requirements in preparation for the development of full production versions by Primary and Secondary Care vendor systems.

New Zealand ePrescription Service

Project Manage the design and build of a Prescribing Brokerage Service, plus the production of electronic prescriptions by PMS systems that can be downloaded and actioned by Pharmacists and run a series of pilots before embarking on a national solution rollout mid 2012.

ANZ National Technology Refresh Project (TRP) – Programme Manager

Total replacement of all voice and data services to 10,000 users encompassing 9,500 handsets and data outlets, 350 branch sites, 4 data centres, 4 contact centres and 0800 toll bypass. Project ran from June 2006 to December 2009. Delivered on time and under budget

Westpac Transition Programme - Senior project Manager.

NZ BUS - Senior PM and Relationship Manager, Snapper card implementation

Hutt Hospital - Senior Project Manager, Patient Management System upgrade to meet MOH Compliance. Nov 08-May 09

Breast Screening System - Senior Project Manager for Hut DHB and Central DHB, migration from DOS based to Windows based system. June 05 to July 06

Hutt City Council - Digitisation Project health check.

Hutt City Council - Local Government System. Project Manager, Dog Control System, Upgrade and Migration of financial system to web based.

Telecom New Zealand - Dealer Skills Assessment and Accreditation

Telecom New Zealand - Property Management System implementation

Project Manager responsible for the delivery, custom development and implementation of a UNIFACE developed Client Server application to effectively manage the entire Telecom Property Portfolio.

Telecom New Zealand - Migration of ATS Service to a CDMA solution.

Transition of 12,000 fixed line fire alarms to a CDMA wireless solution as part of the ATS upgrade with Unisys and the Fire Service.

New Zealand Lotteries Commission - Detailed assessment and recommendations for their replacement Financial Systems


e-Borne Solutions has undertaken a wide range of design projects over the past fifteen years. We will work with you to understand your design requirements and create a finished result that works best for you and delivers according to your brief.
We look forward to spending time with you to clarify the type of design that will provide the best return for your communications vehicle, whether it is a simple piece of elegant business stationary or a complex book or glossy magazine. Specifically, we can manage and deliver all stages of communications projects including:

  • Logos
  • Pamphlets and brochures
  • Posters and promotional material
  • Newsletters
  • Annual Reports
  • Advertisements and rate cards
  • Magazines
  • Books
  • Posters
  • Print broking