Kōwhai creative

The perfect blend of strategy and creativity

Kōwhai Creative was formed in 2017 to provide a streamlined, common-sense design solution for businesses of all sizes.

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From startups to big-business, we work with ambitious teams

Kōwhai Creative is an agile, innovative studio with a small but mighty team of experts. We work with businesses in NZ and the US, while honouring our Cantabrian roots and giving back to our local community.

about us

Creating genuine impact

We combine the technical expertise of a full-service agency with the genuine personal investment and passion of a small studio. We're passionate about our local community and support a variety of non-profits and partner with Upstream.

Step 1

The discovery phase

It’s our job to support your business, so we start by learning as much as humanly possible. Tell us about your goals, your challenges, and your competitors - and we’ll figure out how we can help you take your business to the next level.

If you aren’t exactly sure what you’re looking for, don’t worry: we’ll guide you through the process and provide expert recommendations.

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Once we’ve established your goals, our team will get to work researching competitors, understanding your market and creating the strategic foundations of your project. Next, we’ll begin clarifying your concepts (and just between us, this is our favourite part).

We present our initial concepts early in the project to make sure we’re headed in the right direction, saving you time and money.

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As we refine your design and work towards project completion, we’ll look for areas to add extra value and make the process as streamlined as possible.

You’ll be kept in the loop during the process, so you can provide plenty of feedback and make key decisions.

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This is the best part - where your story comes to life! We’ll present your final designs, answer any questions, and give you all the tips, tools and support to successfully launch your new brand or website and maximise your outcome.

This is also our chance to reflect on your original goals, take a step back and watch those results roll in.

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Step 5

Ongoing Support


Our relationship doesn’t have to end when your project does - we’ll get to know each other well while we’re working together, and we always like hearing how things are going.

By now, we’ll know your business inside and out, so it’s easy to apply that foundational knowledge to any future projects. Our team will be available to help with any maintenance, support or additional projects.

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we work with —

Businesses wanting to scale

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Not for profits

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Industry leaders

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What drives our business


Our team approaches every project with an inquisitive mindset, exploring untapped possibilities and pushing creative boundaries.

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We are committed to excellence in everything we do, striving for the highest level of quality and craftsmanship.

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Ingenuity drives us to approach problems with a fresh perspective, combining creativity, strategic thinking, and technical expertise to deliver innovative design solutions.


We prioritize developing genuine connections with our clients, partners, and team, based on trust, respect, and mutual understanding.

NZ Mortgages

Helping NZ Mortgages become a household name

After a longstanding relationship, Nathan and the newly established NZ Mortgages approached us to create a brand that would soar above the competition.

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