Comprehensive, savvy, cost-effective business & digital strategy, website, marketing, social media, public relations, copywriting & design services.

"marketing isn't about the stuff you make, but the stories you tell"

about us

The Business Studio is a multimedia business development, communication, PR, digital, marketing, web and graphic design business. 

At The Business Studio we become part of your team. Our range of experience and expertise across all business disciplines means we achieve the very best outcomes for all our clients. The Business Studio offers comprehensive, savvy, cost-effective business & digital strategy, marketing, public relations and design services.

We love our range of clients. They represent the spectrum of New Zealand business – from sole-owner operators to multi-nationals, and most recently include clients operating in Australia and the Pacific.   

We’re people-focused.  We listen and give everyone the time of day.  TBS directors, Kim Manunui and Sarah Matheson-Brown, and their talented team have worked in the Taupo region for many years and are privileged to work with a range of successful local, national and international businesses.  The Business Studio can help you get savvy about your business!

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"good marketing makes the company look smart,
great marketing makes the customer feel smart"

"be in the business of being awesome"

our team

  • Sarah Matheson
    Sarah knows business services, marketing services & brand development inside out. Whatever you need, she’ll help you develop and grow your business to its potential. She's also super-skilled at developing workshops and facilitating.
  • Rachel Stock
    Rachel's top-notch skill is creative graphic design. From business cards and logos to brochures, posters and e-books, Rachel knows how to make all things look great.
  • Kim Manunui
    Kim's specialties are website development, social media campaigns and marketing services. She’s the go-to person for all things in the digital marketing world.
  • Rebecca Stock
    Rebecca has special skills in business services, administration, accounts and cutting edge organisation. She knows the ins and outs of our business and keeps us on track, on target and on time.
  • Lianne Fraser
    Lianne specialises in media, public relations, communication management, copywriting & editing. If you want your stories told and the world to know about your business, she’s got the networks and know-how to make it happen.
  • Anne Battersby
    Anne is skilled at project management, business services, websites and business development. If you’ve got an idea she’ll listen and help take that idea to the next level.

"google before you tweet is the new think before you speak"

some of our work

"in life and in business if you want to go fast, go alone,
if you want to go far, go together"

bill gates

our community

At The Business Studio we believe in collaborating with local businesses and wherever possible we also use our professional experience to help community groups and charitable organisations. We're delighted to share our skills and expertise to support the following organisations:

"measure, measure, measure, what you don't measure you can't improve"

latest news

  • Congratulations to Kyle
    Our wonderful Gateway student who has worked so hard on the Taupo Pathways website for taking out the Izak Pivac Good Man Cup at the Taupo-Nui-A-Tia prize giving.
    Posted: Thursday 10 November 2016
  • Google Adwords
    By using Google Adwords effectively, you don’t necessarily need to wait for your new site to work its way organically up the Google search rankings.
    Posted: Tuesday 8 November 2016
  • Your clients use Pinterest, why aren't you?
    Sharing what inspires you not only inspires others. It can also establish you as a thought leader in your field: someone others look to for news and information about your industry.
    Posted: Tuesday 8 November 2016

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"go the extra mile, it's never crowded"

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"content is fire, social media is gasoline"

contact us


07 281 2501
93 Heuheu Street
Taupo, New Zealand


Kim Manunui
021 545 693

Sarah Matheson
027 487 7682