Website design, crafted with care & strategy

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Helping businesses, arts/education organisations and non-profits do awesome things.​
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Successful websites are built on these four key pillars:

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Targeted to the right people
Custom built for your needs
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Delightful, mobile-ready design
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Killer content strategy

Website design.

Websites that let you work your magic

You're already doing great mahi (work). It's time for your website to share your magic with the world and drive your business forward.

To grow, you need a great website that engages and delights your perfect clients. Working closely with you, we develop a strong online strategy and a beautiful website, ensuring your business stands out.

Once the website is finished, we won't leave you to fend for yourself. We host your site, ensuring it's fast and safe. We train you to easily edit content, and provide ongoing support.
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Who we help.

Are you delivering joyous experiences, products or life changing learning?

Ka rawe, awesome!
We'll help your website make an impact.
The Web Wrangler
The Graphics Nerd
The Wordsmith

More than just web skills.

Our creative whānau is here to help

We stick to our knitting and do one thing, website design, really well. But what if you need a logo and copy or great photography as well?

We’re part of a creative whānau (family) — more than just partners or colleagues in the business space — people we trust to deliver great work. Stellar graphic design, killer copywriting and great strategic advice.

We work as individuals but also together, bringing complementary skills and the strength of our shared kaupapa (purpose). You can relax, trusting in the security of knowing our creative whānau has your back
Meet the team
Annika Werner
Kea Conservation Trust

“I think your technical knowledge is excellent (i.e. the speed testing you have done with Oxygen vs. Elementor). You always find a solution, or have options when we have a problem.”

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Jeff Grimmett
Chairman, Kirkpatrick House Trust, Nelson

Jan and Brendyn got the job done, on time and under budget. Best of all, our entire Board of Governors loved the look and the feel of the website – it really reflected our culture and the message was very clear. Big thanks to the Team at Avoca – impressive stuff.

Janice Marthen
Former Manager - Theatre Royal Nelson

“Working with Brendyn and Jan on the development of our website was a pleasure and they recognised the importance of promoting our shows, the venue and our team”

Te Ramaroa - Light Nelson Festival logo, website design client
Sophie Kelly
Manager - Te Ramaroa

“Brendyn and Jan have been wonderful to work with. Very easy to talk with and they are both good at listening to our concerns and or needs.”

Our website design process

Supporting you and your business to do awesome things

Since every business is different, every website should be too. Don't settle for cookie cutter solutions. We make sure you get the right result for your business and a website that's perfectly tailored to you needs.
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1. Discovery

It's super tempting to just dive right into the details and design. However, it's always better to have a good plan.

We'll spend some time digging further into your target market, search engine opportunities and put together a strategy & development plan that will get you where you need to be.

The outcome of this stage is a custom website marketing plan.

2. Prototyping

Ok so now we're diving into the look and feel right? Hmm not quite yet :).

Too make sure we're developing the right solution, we create a "working model" prototype website. This process (sometimes called "wireframing" or "UX design") lets us quickly test functionality and refine content requirements before beginning design work.

By doing this in the browser you can see and interact with the site and get a better feel for the end result.

3. Website design and development

Yep, you guessed it, we get into the nitty-gritty of colours, style and finalising the features and any custom functionality. We work closely with your brand to make sure the website really feels like it's one of a kind. This is where your website really comes to life.

Your visitors' time is precious. We want them to spend it converting, not waiting. So as we build, we focus heavily on performance, accessibility and usability, as well as great design.

4. Launch

When the site is ready for the world, we launch. That means putting the website through our comprehensive launch checklist, making it "live" to the world and ensuring it's firing on all cylinders.

This is also when we make sure you know how to get the best out of your website. Easy, short learning videos and 1:1 training are built into every project launch.

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Some of our recent favourite web projects

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Fish Futures

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Tasman Homes

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Forsyth Property Management

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Wedd.film

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Mission Zero

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Nelson Centre of Musical Arts

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Get your website working its magic so you can work yours.