Nectarine sponsors Wairarapa Hockey


We’re thrilled to live in the Wairarapa, surrounded by gorgeous landscapes and people by wonderful, creative personalities! So we’re also excited about supporting our local community, and this time it’s the under 15 Wairarapa Girls Hockey reps, who are off to regional and national tournaments in Tauranga. The pics below show the delightful and lovely Rosalie modeling her training top. [...]

Gallin Farm Alpacas logo, business card and website


To tell the truth, an alpaca farm isn't the first place that comes to mind for a getaway retreat, but when Gallin Farm owner Sue McAuley showed us the stunning views, the mouth-watering menu drawn from locally-produced ingredients, and the facilities, it all started to look very inviting! And so off we raced: a new logo, a business card, and [...]

Nectarine supports Sunset Cinema Carterton


As both Bek and I have film and animation backgrounds, we're fans and supporters of Sunset Cinema Carterton, run by the not-for-profit Carterton Film Society. Sunset Cinema show monthly films at our wonderful Carterton Events Centre, and it's a great night of film, fun and chatting for local movie lovers. One comment we had back, though, was that the seating [...]

Cameron & Co logo, letterhead and website


Cameron & Co are a Christchurch-based law firm with a long and storied tradition, who were looking for a design makeover that would reflect the many changes that had happened in their business since the earthquakes. They wanted a fresh new look; something clean but also friendly, representing their focus on people and services, and the fact rather than one [...]

Farah DeJohnette website makeover


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 [...]

Bowen Hospital Installation – added panel

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 [...]

WordChain Reading Software

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 [...]

Waione Wool Saddleblankets logo

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!

The Shelter 69 Denim Window Graphic

The Shelter has a new denim label in-store and needed a window graphic to advertise this.

The Shelter – Black Magazine Advert

Bek's design work as featured in Black Magazine, advertising concept store The Shelter.  

Eat @ The Shelter

Concept store The Shelter opened a new cafe in August this year. Nectarine created graphics for in-store signage, window graphics, a wall menu, a table menu, invitations, a postcard, take away coffee cup, a sticker and a road sign.

The Shelter NZFW Breakfast invitation

During Fashion Week, The Shelter (Vicki Taylor's concept store in Auckland) hosted a "Restore and Revive" VIP Breakfast. Nectarine designed the invitations.

Roller Derby Logo Design

Roller derby team West Coast Bombers needed a logo design for their newly-formed skate league. It needed to reflect the mix of flair, style and thumping action that is roller derby! Nectarine worked with Emma "Crusher" Camden to come up with something that they all loved. It looks fantastic on their gorgeous new silver and black singlets- merchandise available in the near [...]

The Shelter MM6 launch signage

The Shelter launched the release of their international brand MM6 - Maison Martin Margiela. They needed window signage, interior wall mural of mesh 6 metres high, placards and footprints for the floor.

Gawith Burridge Lawyers website


Law firm Gawith Burridge moved into their exciting new premises earlier this year. They approached Nectarine to design them a new website that would reflect the new modern look of their offices.

Salta Horses logo

Dierdre Ryan already had a simple logo for her company Salta Limited: For her Salta Horses venture, she wanted something that retained the feel of her original logo, but captured the essence of the caring and therapeutic benefits she creates when working with people and horses. Bek waved her magic design wand and produced the new look! Dierdre's response? "I [...]

Taylor responsive website


Our friends at taylor always remain up with the play, and now they have a responsive website which alters its layout depending on which device it is viewed on. We used a responsive theme for Shopify by  that we chose because it's clean and suited the taylor style, but also because Out of the Sandbox have an excellent track [...]

The Maths Truck Signage

The Maths Truck is a mobile maths tuition program established by businessman and tutor Andrew Baker, who aims to make maths engaging, fun and easily accessible to young children and families. Andrew was inspired by celebrity chef Michael Van de Elzen's Food Truck, as a way of making maths easily accessible and convenient for families because tuition can be delivered [...]

The Garden Game


I've been slowly working away on some illustrations for a board game for Toby Falconer. He has come up with an awesome game in which you have to trap fairies in a Victorian garden to gain victory points. Heaps of fun to play. Toby wanted a bit of an Art Nouveau look to the fairies, although he also loves many [...]

Taylor summer 13/14

Summer 13/14 is delivering into the stores at taylor. We have designed a new campaign look for the season. There was lots of work to do on the Lookbook, Postcard, Wall Hanging, Campaign imagery and advertising.

Farah Dejohnette Logo

Farah, horsewoman extraordinaire, came to me with an idea for a logo that she had been incubating for a long time. Farah was an Art Major at Art and Design College, she has an experienced design eye and was able to provide me with a defined, clear brief. We took great pains to get it right. Lots of little tweaks [...]