Website Portfolio

Te Pamu Escape

Te Pāmu Escape has recently unzipped its canvas doors to the Wairarapa. The safari-style tent nestled among towering gum trees on 850 acres of lush farmland is a glamping experience unlike any other. We’re talking outdoor bath, fresh seasonal local food and...

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Symetria

Nectarine has a long relationship designing all matter of things for Vicki and her flagship brand Taylor. Now Vicki is turning her attention to sharing her unique perspective with a growing international clientele with her new brand Symetria. We were excited to be...

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Wairarapa Garden Tour

2018 signals the ninth year of Pūkaha’s much loved annual fundraiser – the Pukaha Wairarapa Garden Tour. This two day, self-drive garden tour will feature beautiful and unique gardens from the south and central Wairarapa. While the tour itself continues to be hugely...

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He Putiputi flowers – website and logo

He Putiputi ~ Māori for flowers ~ is an online flower delivery business based in Carterton, Wairarapa, owned and operated by Narida Hooper. Narida’s love of flora and foliage has been long-standing, but living in Scotland and Australia meant exposure to...

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Hikkepik – Funky European kids clothes

Hikkepik means hiccups in Flemish. The name reflects the surprise and delight you can see in the superb range of children's fashion. Our Wairarapa (via Belgium) friend Joke has been creating these astonishing funky clothes for kids for a little while, and decided it...

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Anna Meijn Dragontrail Studio website and logo

Anna Meijn is a Dutch-born artist living in New Zealand. She works from her Dragontrail Studio overlooking the stunningly beautiful Wairarapa valley and lakes where she has been creating her expressive, realistic and powerfully positive paintings since 2003. Anna is...

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Carterton District Council website

Carterton District Council had a website that had served valiantly for many years but was starting to show its age. Nectarine was engaged, with support from Wairarapa Web Design, to create a fresh, vibrant look in a streamlined, responsive, SEO-friendly website. A key...

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Laser Aesthetics website

Nectarine created a secure e-commerce site for Laser Aesthetics. It tells the story of their services with clean, precise design, and the online shop offers their full range of skincare products. Laser Aesthetics provide medical-grade treatments by nurse therapists....

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Richard Evans Vascular REV website

Richard is a Vascular Surgeon, specialising in arterial and vein conditions. He treats conditions such as aneurysms, arterial blockages and varicose veins, and is also a kidney transplant surgeon. Richard has clinics available in Wellington, Hutt Valley, Kapiti Coast,...

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Ali Foster website – Ginomees

Ali Foster is a New Zealand writer and artist, based in Wairarapa. Ali always had a yearning to write and she wrote and illustrated her first picture book when she was fifteen years old. Since then, she's written three picture books, illustrated by Viv Walker, become...

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Enchanted Iron – Gates, Screens and Sculpture – website

Nectarine received a call from Helen Mitchell-Shand; she was looking to kick her business Enchanted Iron into full gear, which included a website revamp! Helen's passion is bringing a sense of enchantment to Kiwi homes and gardens. She draws inspiration from the...

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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...

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Ali Foster website

Ali Foster is a New Zealand writer and artist, based in Wairarapa. Ali always had a yearning to write and she wrote and illustrated her first picture book when she was fifteen years old. Since then, she's written three picture books, illustrated by Viv Walker, become...

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Cameron & Co website, logo and letterhead

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...

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Paul Thomas website

Paul Thomas is a New Zealand writer: creator of the Tito Ihaka crime fiction series, author of nine books on sport, and regular columnist for the New Zealand Herald and the New Zealand Listener. He recently moved to the Wairarapa and had seen a website we'd done for...

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Number 29 Olive Oil Website

Number 29 is an award-winning extra-virgin olive oil, made in New Zealand on Waiheke Island by Prue and Grahame Taylor. They asked for a website that would tell the story of their amazing oil, from the gorgeous Waiheke location and modern premises to their...

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Thyme @ No.4 Bed and Breakfast website

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...

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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...

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Clare Mendes website

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...

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Andi Steinemann Construction website

Andi is a Swiss-born builder who spent a lot of time in New Zealand and has now relocated here, bringing his wealth of skills to the Wairarapa. So he needed a website to match! We went with a funky one-page site that tells the story of his skills, expertise and...

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Tripoli Bistro website

Tripoli Bistro in Masterton has entered into new management. With that comes new opening hours, a new menu, new specials... and a new website! Owner Marlon Tortoza needed something up fast, so we leapt into action and whipped up a clean responsive website to tell the...

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Lisa Donaldson Ceramics website

Sometimes creating a website can take a fair bit of effort, to make sure all the disparate elements work together to tell a cohesive story with a design that reflects the content. And then sometimes it's just easy-peasy lemon-squeezy! That was the story with the site...

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Melbourne Writers’ Theatre website

We do enjoy supporting local businesses and groups with our print and web work, but it's also exciting when you get to tackle international sites! Even if it means dealing with Australians... (Wait, what? Minty, you grew up in Oz and now you're taking cheap potshots...

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The Shelter website

The Shelter is a new Auckland concept store envisioned by established New Zealand fashion designer Vicki Taylor. The Shelter is a shared contemporary space of like-minded, design-led brands that create a relaxed artistic experience for the discerning shopper. Located...

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Chess Craft website

It's a delight to be able to work on a site that brings gorgeous, hand-crafted New Zealand work to the world! Chess Craft create unique chess sets and chess boards, and have just come under new management in the form of David and Stella. They wanted a fresh look and a...

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Leather and Art relaunch

Trevor Lamb is a leatherwork master craftsman who makes astonishing leather creations. Nectarine built him a website 5 years ago at www.leatherandart.co.nz, and we've just relaunched the site with a bold new look that's also fully responsive to take full advantage of...

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Spouts and Spigots website

Spouts and Spigots is inspired by the beauty of antique European tap design. Their products feature centuries-old design and ornate castings made from brass and bronze – perfect for adding elegance to your garden or home. And Nectarine's created a site that captures...

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Plum Tree Studios website

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Emma Bass – updated site

Last year we launched a new site for award-winning Auckland-based photographer Emma Bass (which replaced a site we'd created for her many years ago in the ancient times of the 'net when Flash ruled the world). It's always very satisfying to see a website become a...

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Camp Anderson website

Camp Anderson is situated at Riversdale Beach, 55kms south-east of Masterton on the Wairarapa’s eastern coast. It’s a wonderful choice for people who enjoy swimming, diving, fishing or simply enjoying an unspoilt beach environment. The camp is a perfect venue for...

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Wheelbarrow Race – updated website

Four years ago we created a free website to promote one of Carterton's fabulously unique days, The Great Carterton Wheelbarrow Race. The day comprises many events and activities, including kids and adults races, mobility scooter race and decorated barrows and more....

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HELO website

HELO, the Home Early Learning Organisation of New Zealand, represents nearly 9000 children and 50% of the in-home ECE sector, including over 4000 Educators, Nannies and Au Pairs. They needed a site up promptly to describe their organisation, their aims, and call for...

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The Farrier website

As a farrier, you'll often find you need particular supplies in a hurry, and being able find what you want 24 hours a day is a big bonus. That's why M&J Farrier Supplies got in touch with us about a website, and now they're offering hundreds of products online to...

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Wairarapa Summer Rally website

Some websites are large, and have complex requirements. Some are small, and actually benefit from keeping things as lean as possible! The website for the Wairarapa Summer Rally is a good example of the latter. It provides information quickly and cleanly, and in a...

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Ray Parkin’s Odyssey website

Of all the myriad stories to emerge from the chaos and horror of the Second World War, Ray Parkin’s is perhaps the most fascinating and illuminating. A self-educated Petty Officer, Ray Parkin developed into one of the most acute chroniclers of the POW experience in...

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Novo Bar and Restaurant website

Novo means “from the beginning”, “refresh, revive, change, invent”. It's Masterton's Countryman Restaurant, re-invented. And to go along with the new look, Novo engaged Nectarine to build them a shiny new website. At Novo, you’ll find a warm, convivial atmosphere and...

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Irena Stenner website

Irena Stenner allows the astounding creative power of the right brain functions to flourish with her art-based team-building workshops! As Irena says, "We live in a world dominated by left-brain thinking and are only just starting to discover how innovative, wise and...

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Wairarapa Montessori website

The Wairarapa Montessori Children’s House offers a peaceful and orderly environment that fosters a love of learning. It is based around a structured curriculum, supported by Montessori-trained teachers and special Montessori learning equipment. Our own kids are at the...

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Emma Bass website

Award-winning photographer Emma Bass applies her talents to a diverse range of subject matter. Her world is visual… light and colour are her lifeblood. Emma's images have graced the covers of New Zealand Grace, New Zealand Weddings, North & South, Pro Design,...

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Gain Momentum website

Linda Penlington recently moved to Carterton and opened her Gain Momentum fitness studio. Linda works with people to help them improve flexibility, increase strength, sculpt and tone their shape, or recover from injury. She also specialises in movement therapy for...

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Frillys Gluten Free website

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Kuranui College website

Kuranui College is just down the road in Greytown, and they've been on an ambitious updating and modernisation program for some time now. A suite of seven Science and Mathematics classrooms were completed in 2011, and 2012 will see the construction of new Visual Art...

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Village Art Shop website

Just down the road from us, right on the bustling Main Street in Greytown, is a glorious haven for any artist: the Village Art Shop. It's a wonderland of paints and pastels, pencils and paper, brushes and bristles, frames and more! The new owners, jewellery artist...

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Gareth Farr website

Gareth Farr is one of New Zealand's most prolific and respected composers. His recent works include the Rugby World Cup 2011 theme,  the soundtrack to Vula, the NZ Ballet's "The Wedding", the music for the opening of Te Papa, composition for the 2000 Olympic games,...

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Happy Sheep website

Happy Sheep is our fast, fun game of memory, deduction and bluffing for 2-4 players! The website features an animated "How to play" section to get you playing in 60 seconds, downloadable rules, game contents and more! Visit the Happy Sheep...

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Five Men Standing website

To support Five Men Standing, the official game of Rugby World Cup 2011, we've put together a Wordpress site. It features an animated "How to play" section, a blog, downloadable rules, competitions and more! Visit the Five Men Standing...

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Newcastle Council – Water Safety Flash games

Before heading to the fair shores of Aotearoa, we ran a multimedia and web business in Melbourne for over a decade, so it's not unusual to get a call from across the ditch about work! In this case, it was Newcastle City Council; they were embarking on a water safety...

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Taylor Boutique online shop

The lovely people at Taylor Boutique continue to create amazingly stylish and yet incredibly practical garments, and recently decided to make the jump to an online shop. We used the NZ-designed Instinct Wordpress Ecommerce plug-in to integrate the shop into their...

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Carterton Chiropractic Clinic

Chiropractor Stefan Pallister has over 40 years experience in clinical practice and chiropractic education, which he puts to great use at his Carterton Chiropractic Clinic! And sometimes, all you need to get started on the web is a single page. Nothing astonishingly...

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