Hannah Norton

Hannah Norton

Senior Communications Executive, Auckland


Currently on academic leave

T:+64 9 357 9888

M:+64 27 225 2239



BCom (University of Auckland); Grad Dip Journalism, AUT University

​Hannah is responsible for Chapman Tripp’s internal and external communications and media relations. Hannah is on extended academic leave until 11 June. Media queries should be directed to Alex Yovich.

She draws on her journalism and public relations experience to ensure Chapman Tripp’s perspective on issues affecting New Zealand businesses and the New Zealand economy is heard. She works across multiple communication channels, including online and traditional media.

Hannah has more than eight years’ experience in the communications and writing sector, having held newspaper journalist and editor roles at Fairfax Media and NZME, while also previously editing NZLawyer and Australasian Lawyer magazines. Prior to her role at Chapman Tripp, Hannah was PR and Communications Executive at Colliers International.

Hannah is on the Northern Division Committee for the Public Relations Institute of New Zealand (PRINZ) and the Committee for ICON (formerly the Australasian Professional Services Management Association).
Her tertiary study includes a Bachelor of Commerce (Marketing and Commercial Law) and a Graduate Diploma in Journalism. She is currently in the final stages of an LLB.