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Website Design NZ: Web Design Services

Do you have a dated website or no website at all? Or perhaps you need online payments, maybe accommodation bookings, or appointment bookings? Find out how we can help with our website design services.

Custom Web Design

Unleash the power of your web presence with a custom WordPress design tailored to your unique brand, ensuring a visually captivating and user-friendly website that stands out from the crowd.

Membership Website Design

Transform your business into a thriving community hub with our expertly designed membership websites, creating a personalised and exclusive experience for your members while unlocking new revenue streams and fostering lasting connections.

Secure Website Hosting

Experience website hosting at its finest with our robust and reliable hosting services, providing lightning-fast page loading speeds, exceptional uptime, and top-tier security measures to ensure your website is always online and performing at its best.

Renovate or Build Your Web Presence

Depending on the size of your project we can have your website up and running or totally rebuilt within a week.

Custom Website Design

We build professionally designed websites that add excellent value to your business and provide essential information about your products and services. Regardless of your website design needs, our team of web design experts is highly capable and fully equipped to meet them. We specialise in WordPress design, which means you can make modifications simply and effortlessly; no technical knowledge is required. We take pride in offering high-quality services to clients, and we are committed to delivering excellent results.

Membership Website Design

Membership website design involves structuring a website that offers restricted content, personalised user profiles, and interactive features tailored to the community's needs. By implementing a visually appealing and user-friendly design, businesses and organisations can encourage member interaction and provide valuable resources and benefits that keep members engaged. With carefully crafted membership web design, businesses can cultivate a loyal community, drive recurring revenue, and establish themselves as a go-to destination for specialised content, networking, and shared experiences.

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Secure Website Hosting

Our managed hosting service includes the latest updates for your site’s software (PHP, WordPress, Theme, and Plug-ins), daily backups with a fast restore if required, fast server speed, SSL Secure Padlock Certificate, hacker-free security, and if you have any technical questions, we will find the answer. We do our best to stay on top of the latest security vulnerabilities and reduce the possibility that your site will be compromised; however, we’ll fix it for free if your site is ever compromised.

Local SEO

Do you wonder how your competition shows up higher than you on a Google search result? That's what SEO does for a business listing. There are simple things we can do to change this quickly for you. Get found online and make more sales with a Google Business Listing. These listings need to be claimed then renovated to include everything needed for Google to understand how to rank you.

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Boost Your Business Online With a Website That Works For You

Do you need a new website that is mobile friendly?  Maybe you need online ordering for your shop or restaurant? Or perhaps a website that is better designed to attract more customers?

Online Retail

Having your business set up to sell products online has never been more important. We can build you an E-commerce website that will showcase your store and take payments online.


Whether you run a cafe, restaurant, or accommodation, having an online presence is vital in the modern world. Offer online room bookings, table bookings or takeaway ordering.

Directory Services

Your directory portal website will be both elegant in design and quick to navigate. We can make complex navigation and categories easy for your visitors to use.

Travel Agencies

Mobile travellers are increasingly using online travel guides to find their way around, to book tours, transport, and accommodation. Your travel website will be optimised for sales and easy to use.

Membership Websites

A website is a primary tool to market and sell your subscriptions or memberships online. We can build you a membership website that is user-friendly, has compelling content, and secure payment options.

Service Providers

Having an online presence for say an accountant, dentist, hairdresser, plumber etc, is increasingly more important. We can make it easy for your customers to book your services online.

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More Reasons Why You Should Work With Openbox Marketing

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Because We Focus on Results

For us, it’s all about adding value to your business or brand.  

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Because We'll Build You a Fully Customised Website

Your business is unique, and so are your website and SEO requiements. There is no one size fits all here!

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Because We Are Specialists in SEO

Not many website designers are SEO specialists.  But we are!

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Because We Are Qualified in Website Design and SEO

Our accreditations from the eBusiness Institute in Australia include:

  • SEO Website Design & Content Marketing – CERTIFIED PRO
  • Conversion Optimisation & WordPress Website Design – CERTIFIED PRO
  • Digital Marketing & SEO Audit – CERTIFIED PRO
  • Website Data Analytics & Reporting – CERTIFIED 
  • Webmaster Management & Website Security – CERTIFIED
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You Are Helping Us Make a Difference

By doing business with Openbox Marketing, you are automatically doing some good in our world.

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Some FAQ's About Websites and Website Design

The cost of web design can vary widely depending on several factors, such as the complexity of the project, the features and functionality required, the level of customisation, and the experience of the web designers. It’s important to understand these factors to make an informed decision about your website design investment. 

In New Zealand, you can expect to pay between $500 and $10,000 or more for a basic to moderately complex website for a small to medium-sized business. However, this is just a general range, and the actual cost can be higher for more extensive and complicated projects.

Designing your own website can be a rewarding endeavour, and there are several steps you can take to create a professional-looking site:

Define your goals: Determine the purpose of your website. Is it for personal use, a portfolio, a blog, or a business site? Understanding your goals will help guide the design process.

Choose a website builder or platform: Many website builders and platforms are available, such as WordPress, Wix, Squarespace, or Shopify (for e-commerce). Choose one that aligns with your technical skills, budget, and the features you need.

Select a template or theme: Most website builders offer a variety of website design templates or themes to choose from. These templates are helpful for coming up with website design ideas. Look through a range of web designs and pick one that reflects your style and fits your content.

Customise your design: Personalise your website by adding content, images, and branding elements such as logos and colours. You can also customise fonts, layouts, and other design elements to match your preferences.

Organise your content: Structure your website logically, with clear navigation menus and sections. Consider the user experience and make it easy for visitors to find the information they want.

Optimise for mobile devices: Ensure your website is responsive and looks good on various screen sizes, including smartphones and tablets. Many website builders offer mobile-responsive designs, but testing your site on different devices is essential to ensure compatibility.

Add functionality: Depending on your goals, you may want to add features such as contact forms, social media integration, galleries, or e-commerce capabilities. Most website builders offer plugins or apps to extend functionality.

Test and refine: Before launching your site, thoroughly test it for functionality, usability, and compatibility. Fix errors or issues, and gather feedback from friends or colleagues to improve it further.

Launch your website: Once you’re satisfied with it, it’s time to publish it online. Follow the instructions provided by your website builder to make your site live.

Promote your website: Promote your new website through social media, email newsletters, and other marketing channels. Monitor your site’s performance using analytics tools and adjust as needed to improve its effectiveness.

Remember, designing a website is an ongoing process. You can always update and refine your site as your needs and preferences evolve.

The cost of building a website in New Zealand can vary widely depending on various factors, such as the project’s complexity, the features and functionality required, the level of customisation, and the experience of the web designer or agency. Here are some general guidelines for website costs in New Zealand:

Basic Website: For a simple brochure-style website with a few pages and basic functionality, you can expect to pay between $500 and $5,000.

Small Business Website: A small business website with additional features such as contact forms, image galleries, and a blog may cost between $1,000 and $10,000.

E-commerce Website: Depending on the size and complexity of the store, building an e-commerce website with online store functionality, product listings, payment gateways, and inventory management can cost from $5,000 to $20,000 or more.

Custom Website: If you require a highly customised website with unique design elements, advanced functionality, or integration with third-party systems, the cost can be higher, ranging from $10,000 to $50,000 or more.

It’s important to note that these are just estimates, and the actual cost can vary based on your project’s specific requirements. Factors such as the number of pages, design complexity, content management system (CMS) choice, responsive design, search engine optimisation (SEO), and ongoing maintenance and support will all influence the final price.

When hiring a web designer or agency to build your website, it’s essential to request quotes from multiple providers, discuss your project requirements in detail, and ensure that the pricing is transparent and includes all necessary features and services. This will help you find a solution that fits your budget while meeting your needs and goals.

Becoming a web designer in New Zealand can typically involve a combination of education, training, and practical experience. Here’s a general roadmap to help you get started:

Education: While a formal degree is not always required, having a relevant qualification can provide you with a solid foundation in web design principles and techniques. Consider pursuing a degree or diploma in graphic design, web development, computer science, or digital media.

Develop Technical Skills: Gain proficiency in key technical skills required for web design, including HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and responsive design principles. Familiarise yourself with popular design software such as Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, or Sketch.

Learn Design Principles: Study design theory and principles such as layout, typography, colour theory, and user experience (UX) design. Understanding these concepts will help you create visually appealing and user-friendly websites.

Build a Portfolio: Start building a portfolio of your work to showcase your skills and creativity to potential clients or employers. Include a variety of projects that demonstrate your design abilities, ranging from mockups and prototypes to live websites.

Gain Experience: Look for opportunities to gain practical experience in web design, whether through internships, freelance projects, or volunteer work. Collaborate with others in the industry to learn from their expertise and expand your network.

Stay Updated: The field of web design is constantly evolving, with new technologies, trends, and tools emerging regularly. Stay updated with the latest developments by attending workshops, conferences, and online courses and experimenting with new techniques and approaches.

Specialise: Consider specialising in a specific area of web design that interests you, such as UX/UI design, front-end development, e-commerce design, or mobile app design. Developing expertise in a niche can help you stand out in the competitive job market.

Build Professional Relationships: Networking is essential in the web design industry. Connect with other designers, developers, and industry professionals through online communities, social media, local meetups, and professional organisations.

Seek Employment or Freelance Opportunities: Once you feel confident in your skills and have a strong portfolio, start looking for employment opportunities at design agencies, tech companies, or digital marketing firms. Alternatively, you can freelance and work with clients directly to build your reputation and portfolio.

Continuously Improve: Keep refining your skills, learning new technologies, and seeking feedback to improve your work. Be adaptable and open to learning from your experiences as you grow as a web designer.

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Locations We Cover in New Zealand

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