Media Advisory

Media Sessions

The Highlanders media sessions during the 2014 campaign will be organised as follows:

Pre-season

Please contact Amanda Gould on 021 223 8440 to arrange an interview with a coach, player or team management.

In-Season

While the Highlanders are in New Zealand there will be one or two formal media sessions per week at the team’s base at the High Performance Sport NZ Building (130 Anzac Avenue), Dunedin. A media advisory will be sent out to all listed media (those media included on the Highlanders media list) each Monday during the season. To be included on this media list you must work for a recognised media agency.  Please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   for more information.

Likely Session Days

  • If the team is playing on a Friday, the sessions will be Tuesday and/or Wednesday.
  • For a Saturday game, the sessions will be Wednesday and/or Thursday.

Please limit filming and photographs to the warm up/warm down part of training. All filming and photography must be advised when requesting a media session.

Please note: before attending a training session all media must contact Amanda Gould to book a media time.

Team Media Release

The team list will be released no later than 24 hours before the match and the coaching team will be available for comment at the times noted on the media release.

Overseas matches

When the team is overseas, Greg O'Brien (021 384 784) will be the first point of contact for all media enquiries and will refer you to Team Manager, Graham Purvis as appropriate.  The travel details of the Highlanders will be included in the media release for the week ahead and media opportunities will also be highlighted.

Media Accreditation

For media accreditation for Highlanders home matches, please contact Siobhan Morton This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

For more information please contact:

GOULD Amanda

Amanda Gould
Highlanders Franchise Limited
Mobile: +64 21 223 8440
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