Adventure Balloons NZ
It’s been a while since Methven lost the fantastic tourism attraction of Hot Air Ballooning from the town but they’re back!
Website design features include a full page home for maximum impact on loading image with parallax scrolling content, a detailed FAQs element and a fine choice of colour choices for design based on the rainbow of options from their brand new balloon.
With a hard working team of highly experienced engineers, Humm Engineering cover a wide range of work, and pride themselves on a top quality result. Their new website is a one page scrolling site featuring a striking shade of blue (thanks to a revamped logo design) and includes linked icons, parallax backgrounds and content boxes with animation.
Alpine Florist & Gifts Methven
Now you can order flowers online in Methven! Our amazing local business Alpine Florist has a brand new website with an online shop! So tell all your friends and family who would like to order flowers to give the massive players like Interflora a miss and support LOCAL 😁
Delivery is available for Christchurch, Ashburton and other Canterbury locations too…
FLOW Pool and Studio
This fantastic new asset to the Methven and wider Canterbury area has been designed and created to promote wellbeing and balanced living, offering space for pilates, yoga, hydrotherapy, aquacise, flotation therapy, infrared sauna and spa pool.
Working on the website was a dream with the benefit of fantastic graphic design by Ville Creative and stunning photography by Bill Irwin. Vertical navigation, personalised icons, the use of tabs and animation along with an Instagram feed and many other features make this an easy site to stay and browse on.
Ski Time Accommodation, Restaurant & Conferences
Everything about Ski Time is just right, from the open fires, ensuite rooms and cozy ambience, to the extensive wine list, great food and brilliant service.
Such a pleasure to work with a professional business who knew exactly what they wanted from their new website. Integrated online booking systems, easy to use navigation and an online presence that truly represents the experience of staying in this unforgettable location were boxes that needed to be ticked. An embedded virtual tour and live weather camera feed complete the brief of ensuring expectation meets reality.
Panelcraft Collision Repairs
Panelcraft are national and international award winning auto restoration and repair specialists, offering unsurpassed quality workmanship.
This project was a re skin of the existing website, which can be a cost effective solution with outstanding results, providing a fresh modern online look for your business. Content boxes, parallax scrolling showcase the content and a full width google map, enquiry form and contact details make it easy to find this awesome business.
Sea to Sky Builders
Sea to Sky Builders Ltd is an established building company, specialising in residential renovations and new home builds. This one page scrolling site with an embedded portfolio feature includes a pop up quote form, flip boxes, partner logo element and content boxes to highlight and structure information. An existing super cool logo made the design and colours of this new online presence a pleasure to create.
Christchurch Rental Cars
If you’re looking for a rental car in the South Island and like something a little bit different; then give all those big companies with the white Toyota Corollas a miss and check this site out instead. With pick up and drop off options in Queenstown and Christchurch and cars ranging from cheap and cheerful to something quite special the choice is yours. The logo was designed by Nor’west Arch, providing inspiration for the colors and design of the site which incorporates animated icon boxes, a one page scrolling products page and an integrated advanced contact form with dropdown functionality.
Louk New Zealand Clothing
Situated in the picturesque village of Geraldine, Louk NZ Clothing offers a unique opportunity to view and buy genuine NZ-made clothing. Thanks to an amazing effort by Nor’west Arch and Rushton Marketing, this website was delivered within a very short timeframe – so that it could be live before the Christmas / New Year period. The home page features a crisp accent colour and a range of elements including full width stripe content, text box banners, google map, brand logos displayed within a slider, and multiple visual links to the fully functional online shop that has been built into the website.
Mainland Coachwork are experienced and passionate builders of custom built horse floats, horse trucks and luxury horse coaches, operating from a custom built workshop in Ashburton. Their new website is another wonderful example of the collaboration between Nor’west Arch and Rushton Marketing; the clients just love our work and the attention to detail. The website includes an interactive header on the home page, the use of accordions and tabs throughout the site to display product content, multiple image galleries, customised google map, and a responsive Facebook feed in the footer.
Mountain High Clothing
Based in Rakaia, this is the place to go for top quality, handmade hunting and fishing gear and if you spend a lot of time in the outdoors then you know your garments need to be functional and go the distance.
This website utilises the attractive colours of the company logo and features a full range of products with an advanced enquiry form. This can easily be converted to an online shop if required, as all our websites can be added to or expanded in functionality at any stage.
Building Compliance Management
Achieving building WOF and compliance is easy and stress free with Building Compliance Management on the job, and thanks to their new one page scrolling website finding out about their business is pretty easy and stress free too! Their site features strip content (with tilt angles and background imagery), a scrolling header banner, and subtle animation throughout the site.
Southern Alps Honey
This local honey is produced right here in our back yard and who doesn’t love honey? Hives are located on the south side of the Rakaia Gorge in alpine and sub alpine areas where the bees produce clover honey, and along the foothills from Mount Hutt to Staveley.
This one page scrolling site utilises the attractive colours of the recently redesigned logo and includes icon boxes, an instagram image feed and a detailed about us section showcasing what is bound to be a very successful business in Mid Canterbury.
We’re so lucky in this small town to have such an array of awesome services. Here’s one more to add to the list.
This website took exactly 5 days for Nor’west Arch to build. A motivated and organised client supplying all the content along with a clear idea about what she liked and Wa-lah!
FACE Medical helps clients become the best version of themselves, aiming to make them look refreshed and well rested.
Dr Cheryl’s medical background means that she has a high emphasis on making her clients feel comfortable and safe.
Hospice Mid Canterbury
This amazing service provides support to people dealing with a life limiting illness. Support is also available to families and carers and all services are free. Browse this site to find out just how amazing people can be by helping others. The eye catching Hospice NZ kowhai logo and branding colours provided the inspiration for the design of the website which includes image galleries, testimonials and an interactive google map with multiple custom markers.
Methven Primary School
Methven Primary School is an exciting and vibrant place for children to do their learning with teachers committed to providing stimulating learning activities both inside and outside the classroom. Their stunning new website uses the school colours, logo and branding and provides a wealth of resources and information via a clean and easy to navigate platform. There are too many elements to list on this extensive site so let’s just say it has ALL the bells and whistles – that’s fancy techo speak at its best!
Hannah Fox Permanent Cosmetic Enhancements
Keen to take years off your face? Then it might pay to check out this one! Fully qualified nurse Hannah Fox has been practicing in Chch for a little while and is now based in Ashburton. Cosmetic tattooing is fast becoming the preferred method to apply makeup.
This scrolling one page site uses a soft colour palette and includes the functionality of pricing boxes, masonry gallery, tabbed content, FAQs, an interactive google map with customised marker and a live fully responsive FB feed.
NZ Land SAR is the volunteer organisation that provides land search and rescue services to the Police and as a specialist group under Land SAR, this is the official search dog group in New Zealand. The website provides information and operational lists for avalanche, area search and tracking dogs in NZ with the use of stunning imagery, flipboxes, tables, content boxes and more.
Brady’s Painting & Decorating in Ashburton have a smart new website to showcase their very professional business.
Their services include painting houses and commercial buildings, wallpapering, plastering, timber repair & staining, brick and block sealing, moss killing and more. AND they provide free quotes so why not contact them next time you need help to paint, plaster or wallpaper.
Page Engineering needed assistance to update an existing website which is dedicated to promoting a heavy duty mobile bench system. Their new one page scrolling website features colour stripes, and an accent colour sourced from their logo. Customer order forms and a testimonial slider at the bottom of the website are also included. An Australian version of the site was also created for the client. Another great project with Rushton Marketing!
Cinema Paradiso’s new one page website is packed full of features which gives the impression of a much larger site and will be a fantastic asset to the business. A new business logo set the style and colour scheme for the website. A rotating slideshow at the top of the page allows for promotion of upcoming events. The posters on display are automatically updated when a new movie is loaded to the website. Each movie has its own ‘page’ (complete with customised URL for easy promotion on social media) and contains the movie trailer, screening times, movie information, a booking form, social media share buttons, and a scroll-able view of all other movie posters for cross promotion. Their home page also features a newsletter sign-up form and a facebook feed box. And to finish off the build, the website header features two links with drop down menus for quick easy access to movie pages, which are once again auto generated.
Cedar Chalets are gorgeous self contained apartments located in central Methven. The owners goal was to increase occupancy and contracted Nor’west Arch to not only build a sharp looking website but also set up a complete online booking system utilizing a channel manager and front end booking system. Also included is an embedded Google Maps interactive virtual tour and a range of widgets to make life easy for guests wishing to book a chalet.
G&D Russell Builders Ltd are a well-established building company based in Ashburton. With a combined experience upwards of 100 years, this is a small, passionate family owned business with a talented building crew. They wanted a simple “no frills” online presence allowing their customers to find out the essential information online. Bold colour strips and clean white space complete this easy to use website.
The great thing about all Nor’west Arch websites is that they are totally flexible and adjustable for the future, so if you are ready to further enhance your site it’s not a problem at all. Drycreekmeats first approached us to build a website for them 1.5 years ago, they had a very fixed idea on what they wanted their website to look like, and are thrilled with the result, especially the hand drawn images created by a very talented illustrator we contracted in. Upon hearing that they were finalists in the Devro NZ Sausage Competition they decided to upgrade their site to take a step towards a fully functional online shop. Customers can now browse their meaty offerings and add items to a shopping cart order form which is emailed to Drycreekmeats. The look and feel of the site was also given a complete transformation during the incredibly quick two day turnaround. The next step will be payment integration, once they’ve caught their breath after winning a silver medal at the competition!
Matt Williams Building is an Ashburton based building company with a reputation of exceptional workmanship and excellent project management skills. They pride themselves on their excellent communication, great customer service, a transparent building process, and being locally owned and operated. Content on their home page has been separated into stripes to break up the content – the use of background images, colour overlays that complement their logo, and icons all add visual interest to the eye. Architecturally drawn house concept plans open up to PDF files for enhanced viewing, and their portfolio page features animated galleries. Another great project with Rushton Marketing!
This highly successful transport company has an interest in three additional transport businesses in the South Island providing a combined fleet of over 200 trucks. This truly means that no job is too big or too small; from carting straw & baleage or logs, through to picking up one carton in Christchurch on our daily freight run. They operate with care and professionalism and ensure their modern fleet and drivers are of the highest possible standard. Nor’west Arch built the first website for PWL way back in 2010 and boy things have changed in the world wide web in that time. We are thrilled to continue the relationship with this impressive business and give them a brand new online face.
Although the handy location of Brent White Racing is newly established, horse trainer Brent has been involved in the industry for over 30 years. This one page scrolling website features bold colour strips based on a new logo and the racing silks colours, along with an interactive google map, a news blog, live facebook feedbox and easy to follow navigation utilising page anchors. A great business to work with who will no doubt continue to produce many winners on the track as they continue to grow.
Saylor James source funky, fashionable clothing with reputable brands offering the latest in in affordable children’s fashion from newborn to 5 year olds. Another wonderful collaboration with Rushton Marketing; this website includes a fully functional online shop featuring customised page categories, a mega menu, email newsletter integration and payment gateway integration – all the bells and whistles! Happy shopping…
Fairview Queenstown started in 2011 supplying high quality product manufactured from Thwaites Aluminium.
Locally owned and operated, this family business is known for their helpful, experienced advice and customer focused service. They asked for 3 websites to replace an outdated online presence which in no way reflected their professional businesses. The combination of stunning Queenstown scenery and the work displayed throughout the site provide impact and information simultaneously.
Another great project with Ashleigh from Rushton Marketing. This site made me want to plaster my house, fence and outdoor fire (if only I had one..) What a professional company with some amazing products. The website features animated featured page images on the home page and individual page banner imagery throughout the site. A clean, easy to navigate look and feel complements the colour scheme based on the company logo.
This stylish looking website totally reflects the owner. A new business with a brand new logo and some amazing imagery really lift the look and feel. Functionality includes zoom in page imagery, flipboxes linking to key information and a range of font sizes, styles and colours to highlight details. An excellent project and a great opportunity to work with an exciting and progressive company.
You couldn’t ask for better subject matter with which to build a site than gorgeous puppies that grow up to be big tough police dogs. This site is a modern one page scrolling site with a live facebook feed, tab styling, slider functionality for the history section and a payment button via Paypal to allow for secure donations directly from the site.
Sharp Engineering is a small but passionate engineering company based in Ashburton. The website was created to promote their business and three popular products nationwide: Planters, Wood Stack, and Fire Pits. A parallax image at the bottom of each page frames a contact form and facebook feed removing the requirement for a Contact Us page, and allowing people to make an enquiry direct from a particular product page.
The Mt Hutt Bunkhouse includes a backpacker lodge with a range of room configurations, and a newly renovated Cottage/Holiday House (located next door) that is perfect for families and groups. The website incorporates image galleries, a bookit plugin, Trip Advisor & Facebook plugins, and a bright colourful design to compliment their new logo design.
In addition to their superb restaurant, owners Sean & Madeline have recently renovated, adding a Bistro restaurant and a gorgeous outdoor dining space. The new website has been created along with a new logo by Nor’west Arch and allows visitors to easily view the many offerings available with a pleasant interactive experience including a live booking calendar plugin and a FB feedbox to ensure the home page remains current.
Award winning aluminium joinery specialist company Shearmac was established in 1989 and from small beginnings with a staff of five has grown to over twenty. The main office and factory is based in Methven, and they also have showroom and meeting facilities in Methven and Rolleston. A recent re branding exercise in association with Fairview Aluminium created a need for a new look website featuring the fantastic marketing and design tools available to them and features colourful home page flipboxes, product image carousels and interactive google maps.
The Methven Heritage Centre is a versatile, modern complex incorporating a 435-seat auditorium, function and boardrooms, a 70-seat theatrette, art gallery, visitor attraction, and several heritage exhibits. Through the use of colour, a website has been created that provides a separate identity for each aspect of their business to support the multiple domain names being directed to pages within the site. Portfolios are used to feature art gallery events, and a facebook feed on the home page provides up to date information on the complex.
While the new Methven Mt Hutt Guide website is not a Nor’west Arch project, there’s a pretty strong connection which we believe warrants a mention on here, and some free promotion! The website was built and is administered by Michelle Bungard who works for Nor’west Arch, and we are hosting the site for Michelle who is committed to creating a comprehensive online resource for the Methven Mt Hutt area. Community | Events | Tourism | Agriculture.
What an amazing project this was. Incredible imagery and interesting text supplied by the client makes this one a website you can’t miss. Full page home page images were a must with scenery like Erewhon and individual page banner images add to the wow factor. Embedded video and a FB feedbox provide interest on the home page and a zoom in effect on all inside page images draws your attention to the stunning photography. A real pleasure to build this site and work with such a motivated client.
The Ace Auto Electrical website has been created in conjunction with Rushton Marketing in Ashburton. No machine is out of bounds to this skilled, professional team. Cars, Farming machinery, Boats and Trailers are all welcome and these guys pride themselves on ‘doing it once, and doing it right’ – their 2 year workmanship guarantee is something you can rely on.
The site has a modern one page scrolling layout with colour strips, a FB feedbox, interactive google map and of course the all important business information and team profiles.
Nor’west Arch have a close working relationship with Ashleigh from Rushton Marketing. Ashleigh provides affordable marketing management services and specialises in a number of key marketing areas, helping lead clients to bigger goals and healthier profits. Rushton Marketing websites are powered by Nor’west Arch, and Ashleigh’s website incorporates a multitude of plugins including a blog, portfolio, testimonials, and facebook.
The very popular Peak to Pub Multisport event has been hosted as a one page event on Methven’s website Amazing Space for a number of years but now has a brand new online presence with a modern one page scrolling site. This website incorporates layer slider banner imagery, accordian styling for race information and fancy new course imagery featuring animated hotspots to delineate the transition areas. The sections are broken up using bright colour blocks and a scrolling partner logo area ensures the supporters are not forgotten. A race video, results table and a facebook feed complete the modern integrated look and feel.
A brand new website for Methven Motor Services. Heaps of info about what the hard working team at MMS can do for you and your vehicle. A clean full width site featuring the colour and feel of the newly updated logo and including strip content, quick links with feature images, a scrolling brand strip and the latest and greatest in iconography.
The team at Capelli Hair Design wanted to create a website that reflected their new salon’s trendy decor. Utilising a great colour scheme and imagery, this modern fresh site features a wide responsive design for easy viewing on desktops and mobiles. The home page features a parallax image feature, strip content, and feature product boxes.
Methven Pre School is a not for profit community preschool and when you walk in, the sound of happy, excited children is a significant indicator that this environment is a fun and happy place for your child. This website has been designed to reflect the feeling of colour and interaction found in this happy and welcoming place.
The Brown Pub and The Blue Pub are two iconic, historic and recently renovated buildings located just an hour away from Christchurch in beautiful Methven – Mt Hutt Village.
2 pubs across the Main Street from each other with the Oak Peace Tree in the middle – one named Blue and the other Brown. This site is designed as a portal site with easy navigation and permanent redirects to the individual sites.
Top Soils provides a complete biological agriculture consulting business; providing farmers with the knowledge, information and materials to rejuvenate soils and build soil fertility. This resource based website has tagline boxes, accordian style product descriptions and an interactive customised fertiliser blend order form.
The iconic Blue Pub in Methven is a well known bar, restaurant and live music venue and is visited by many travellers enjoying the numerous activities and adventures on offer in Mt Hutt Village. This beautiful historic building in trademark blue has a number of propositions which are highlighted utilising carousel imagery on the home page and easy drop down horizontal navigation. Widgetised sidebars, an integrated booking calendar and FB feedbox make this site an easy and interactive experience.
The Brown Pub – your true country pub in the heart of Mt Hutt Village, Methven. A new look and feel was needed for an outdated website while still maintaining the authentic feel of this beautiful place. Background imagery with a semi transparent overlay provide interest and, along with widgetised sidebars, social media feeds and integrated booking system keep this website technically modern but at the same time friendly and easy to navigate. Specials pages, accordian styled events and plenty of activities pages complete the package.
Neil & Sandra were keen to completely redesign their online presence with an emphasis on improved site navigation & optimisation. A new colour scheme to complement their logo along with new imagery showcasing their stunning location made this site a fun project to work on. Website features include a home page design with a scrolling parallax image effect, a social media hub (incorporating YouTube, Facebook & Trip Advisor plugins), and widgetised sidebars.
Kevin Boekholt is an accomplished photographer as well as one of NZ’s most experienced guides and the owner of this company. He had a vision for a new online presence with an emphasis on his amazing images from this unique location. Just building this website made me want to go to Greenland! A new colour scheme to complement the new logo (by NWA) completes this modern design.
4WD Rentals contacted us to create a website to promote their range of quality AWD and 4WD vehicles. Website features include the vehicle range highlighted on the home page via an interactive tab feature, a custom designed booking form, sidebar vehicle menu to enhance navigation and a customised google map to showcase their three depot location.
Team Hutt is an outstanding provider of Alpine Ski Racing programs based at Mt Hutt Ski Area in Canterbury. The site is fully responsive and incorporates an attractive snow image background and home page slideshow banner. FB and news feeds were added to the home page to highlight training activities and race information in addition to a Trade Me plugin for members to buy / sell ski gear. The Races page includes accordion styling to visually format the large number of races held over the season, and our support package allows for the Nor’West Arch team to load race results after each event.
Methven Contracting is an agricultural contracting company specialising in drilling. The home page of this responsive site features client testimonials contained within a slider, and a Facebook like box with post feed. A strong accent colour is used throughout the site, and images taken by local photographer Heather Mackenzie are used within the page headers and photo album scrollers.
This client had seen and admired one of NWA other recent projects design and requested a very similar look for their exciting new business venture based at Twizel, Mt Cook. A slideshow banner upgrade and integrated booking button on the home page add to the specific accommodation information showcasing the boutique style of product.
Methven Harvesting required a responsive site to promote their new contract harvesting business, as well as their shareholders other agricultural contracting businesses. This website incorporates a background image, home page photo library, weather widget, call to action boxes, and a contact us form.
The client brief for this project was to incorporate a modern new look with a “luxurious” feel reflecting the products on offer with individual product pages including image galleries and product information laid out in an easy to read format. Features include page specific sidebars with calls to action and imagery designed to reflect the emotive aspect of driving a fantastic car on NZ roads as well as quick links via widgets to facilitate navigation. A custom designed enquiry form to support the front end of the booking system complete the package.
The original website for this client was built around 6 years ago and had worn out its welcome. A fresh new look encompassing a number of new accommodation products was the brief. Website features include slideshow banner imagery, call to action thumbnails on the home page reflecting key selling points and an integrated booking system. This site was a pleasure to build thanks to the stunning imagery supplied by the client – this really adds impact to any website.