Three friends wearing Surface Active New Zealand nature t-shirts pose for a selfie beside New Brighton pier. Left to right the designs are Adelie penguins, paua and red-billed gull.

Surface Active New Zealand nature tee stores

November 2021
Dear Surface Dweller,

We’re excited to announce our two e-stores, the Surface Active global store and the New Zealand-based store! To celebrate this significant stage in the development of our clothing brand we are rewarding our customers with a bonus.

🛍 NZ-based store: Sale price: The price of all the goods in the NZ store are 10% discounted.
🛍 Global store: Use code: “PERFEC” for 5% off your Global store purchase, storewide.

Global store: Adelie penguins, Jewelled gecko, and Kiwi iconic, light colour variant and Silver treefern/punga
NZ-based store: Adelie penguins, Jewelled gecko, and Dolphins leaping, Kaikoura.

Actively yours,

Shaun Waugh (boss), Chrissie Terpstra (bossier)

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Where the wild things are

Orana Wildlife Park is a great place for wildlife photography


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the waughpath

As you would expect Shaun was born in 1961 in Te Kinga, New Zealand. He was drawn to art, design, calligraphy, printmaking, music and sports as a kid. The American Field Service programme, the underlying principles of cultural exchange and study abroad seized him as a teenager, which eventually saw him an AFS scholar graduating with honours from a high school in Dallas Texas in 1978.
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Eurowood website showcase mockup displaying 3 different site page templates, the homepage, a product catalogue item page and the current projects news / blog page.

EuroWood web design & brand launch

Eurowood different engineered timber log profiles, different laminated timbers.

Eurowood different engineered timber log profiles, different laminated timbers.

The launch of New Zealand’s new solid wood, interlocking timber building construction firm EuroWood Construction’s information and promotional website and news blog in December 2014 was a combined brand launch and website design project. It has been well received by the client and their market. The project was a collaboration between MagentaDot Brands, Identity Signs, and the client who content managed/populated the site.
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