The delightful Garry and Maggie got in touch seeking a website to promote their equally lovely Bed and Breakfast homestay in Carterton! Nectarine were thrilled to jump in and create a look that matched their accommodation: bright, clean and fresh. Their peaceful setting gives you an outlook over paddocks, with lots of birdlife. You can listen for the Tui and [...]
Following the successful design of the FDH logo a few years back, Farah asked Nectarine to do a make-over on her website. After talking to her marketing specialist who thought that her video-based homepage wasn't working very well for new visitors to her site, Farah decided to revamp. Nectarine helped Farah with a solution to the problem and designed and [...]
Nectarine designed five large scale panels for an installation for the Bowen Hospital in 2011-12. Recently the Bowen Hospital decided to add a sixth panel to the installation depicting the new Bowen Centre which includes a theatre suite completed in 2012. We worked with specialist architectural photographer Jason Mann who took some fabulous up-to-date photographs of the hospital including the [...]
The next version of the WordChain game/application has just started heading out to schools for final testing. WordChain is part of Betsy Sewell's comprehensive reading programme "Agility with Sound". Created from her own experiences as a researcher, teacher, and mother of dyslexic kids, the "Agility with Sound" tackles the various problems with reading- decoding, comprehension, phonics and fluency. WordChain forms [...]
Nectarine is a firm believer in supporting the Wairarapa community, and we have a history of strong involvement in chess and boardgaming. Director Minty Hunter has run the draw for the past few years at the Wairarapa regional junior and intermediate qualifier tournament and taken winning teams away to compete in the Chess Interschool Nationals. More recently, he helped organise [...]
Previously called Waione Woolies, Waione Wool Saddleblankets is undergoing re-branding and called on Nectarine to help! Bek has designed a fresh logo that brings both a playfulness and style to match their amazingly high quality products. There's also a new look website in progress - more on that soon!
Clare Mendes is an Australian novelist, playwright, and author. Her novels include Drift Street and The Curtain Raiser. Clare is the recipient of an Angus & Robertson Fiction Prize, an Asialink Award, a Varuna writing residency, several Arts Victoria grants and a Playworks Script Award. In 2000 she was awarded Life Membership of the Fellowship of Australian Writers for her [...]