Sharp Angles is a PR and Marketing consultancy. We help our clients to grow, achieve sales and marketing objectives and earn and protect trust. We are skilled in a suite of marketing communications disciplines, and experienced in working with a diverse range of clients, from innovative start ups and SMEs to industry organisations. We can act as both consultants on strategy as well as delivering tactics. 

We work with a wide range of clients with particular experience in

  • Tourism and Hospitality
  • Transport and Infrastructure
  • Innovative Technology
  • Events
  • B2B services

Simon McManus
PR Consultant
+64 21 709 386


Founding Director of Sharp Angles, Simon has extensive experience of public relations, digital marketing and marketing communications. With over ten years experience as a marketing consultant Simon works with businesses and organisations to develop and implement cohesive marketing strategies across all communications channels.  

Simon is a a long term committee member and Co-Vice President of Travcom, New Zealand’s Society of Travel Communicators. He has lived and worked overseas in Australia, Singapore and Ireland. He is passionate about conservation, sustainability and technology, he’s also a competition winning homebrewer, a keen sailor and traveller.


  • Public Relations and Marketing Communications
  • Website Strategy and Project Management
  • Website optimisation (SEO)
  • Digital communications including website content, EDMs and Social Media
  • Stakeholder engagement plans 
  • Google Adwords Advertising

Steve Grbic
PR Consultant
+64 21 677 215


Steve Grbic is highly respected and experienced, with over thirty years in corporate communications and public relations. Steve has provided public relations and strategy consulting to a wide variety of New Zealand businesses and organisations. Steve started out his career as a journalist and editor on some of South Africa’s leading publications.


  • Public Relations and Marketing Communications
  • Crisis Management
  • Business Communications including annual reports
  • Marketing Strategy