We're a full service creative company making brands stand out, crafting meaningful experiences, telling stories, developing websites, implementing print and online marketing strategies, designing all day long and bringing your ideas to life.

About

We're all about results.

Our core business is maximising your marketing efforts and building a positive brand experience through any and all media that suits your business to ultimately achieve your goals. Whether you're a start-up or multi-national brand, our marketing experts, web strategists and design gurus are equipped to take on any creative challenge. First, let's get to know each other. We can't wait to understand what you do and who you do it for, so we can help you do it even better!

Services

You name it, chances are we can help you with it.

Looking for design that grabs your audience? Need a brand that tugs at the hearts of your consumers? Time to update your out-of-date website? Not sure where to start with your social media? Want help with your marketing strategy? Require a journalist to tell your story? Run out of business cards or other print collateral? We've got you covered.

 

If your organisation needs an effective integrated marketing strategy or a plan to launch a new initiative, №9 can help you get your messaging right.

Our marketing services include:

  • Communications audit
  • Marketing plan of next steps for how to effectively spend your time and money on marketing
  • Strategic creative campaign concepts
  • Execution of tools for you to use as a model for future projects
  • Launching your new brand or marketing campaign

We don't just create pretty pictures! As a business or organisation, you need a brand and vision that sets you apart from competitors, highlights your unique selling points and speaks to the needs of your audience. Whether we’re designing a logo, a business card, a series of billboards or multi-page report, we approach each challenge from the perspective of your audience. By understanding your audience and your goals, we can emphasise your key messages through design, present new ideas, and liven up your collateral.

Our design services include:

  • Logo and visual identity
  • Brand development and application
  • Websites and blogs
  • Marketing collateral
  • Social media branding
  • Print materials including reports, magazines and newsletters.

We create seamless online experiences on both desktop and mobile platforms, through user experience strategy, design, and development. Behind every effective website is a strategic user experience. So before we get into the ‘pretty’ stuff, it’s important for us to understand your user, what they’re looking for and why, as well as what devices they’re using. A good user interface anticipates the needs of the user, streamlines content and navigation by understanding the hierarchy of information, and automatically adapts to function across all platforms.

Once we’ve mapped out your site and user interface, we carry your brand and messaging into the designs before developing a responsive, functional, and beautiful website. Whether you need a basic site for your new business or it’s time to give that outdated corporate site a facelift, we offer a range of web services to meet your needs and your budget.

  • User Experience Strategy
  • User Interface Design
  • Responsive web design
  • Custom site development and content management system
  • Wordpress site development with customized template
  • Social media strategy, design and management
  • HTML newsletter
  • Flipbook/eBook

For many audiences, print remains a valuable and effective communications tool. Whether you’re creating a report that people will keep, or trying to drive your audience to action through signage, print can be a great solution that leaves a tangible and lasting impression. We offer print management services and work with a range of national suppliers, as well as with our sister company, printing.com Napier, which is co-located with №9. For more information on printing.com’s services and pricing, review our Buying Guide.

Our printing services include:

  • Branding and marketing collateral
  • Multi-page reports
  • Displays
  • Banners and posters

Portfolio

During the past decade we’ve established a reputation as a talented, creative team.

We respect deadlines, do some straight talking when it’s needed and deliver quality results for our clients. We’ve worked with start-ups, one-man bands, large corporates, councils and community groups… you name the industry and we’ll name the work we’ve done. Prepare to be impressed by the scale and scope of our output – not bad we reckon, for a little company with big ideas.

Team

The №9 team is bursting with talent, skill, experience and enthusiasm…

Ok, so modesty might not be our strong point... We’re not shy about promoting our clients so we can’t be shy about ourselves! Our collective efforts ensure you get what you need, when you need it, and we’ll also prompt you to do things you’ve never even thought about – but only if we believe it will benefit your business and your bottom line.
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Amanda Sye
Founder, owner and hands-on director
Bachelor of Arts, Diploma of Teaching (Secondary), Post Graduate Diploma of Journalism, MBA (in progress).
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Charlotte Sales
marketing & design co-ordinator
Cool, calm and collected is our Charlotte (and her last name is pronounced Sar-lez!).
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Liv Strawbridge
senior designer
Back for her second stint at No9, Liv’s loving being back in Hawke’s Bay.
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Naretta Aspinall
senior designer
MDES (Communication Design). A woman of many talents.
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Melissa McCormack
intermediate designer
With her background in print and design, Melissa flits between No9 and ‘sister’ company printing.com Napier. You might also recognise her as the Kilt pin-up girl – she scrubs up well!
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Joanna Monteith
financial controller
Joanna handles the money stuff!
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Roy Sye
DIRECTOR
Napier City Councillor, JP.

Contact

Got a project you’d like us to work on? Get hold of us!

Phone
(+64) 6 835 9944
Physical address
7/15 Hardinge Road,
Ahuriri, Napier
Postal address
PO Box 12191
Ahuriri, Napier 4144
Email address
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