Comprehensive, savvy, cost-effective business, 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

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, strategy, marketing, public relations & design services.

We love our range of clients. They represent the spectrum of New Zealand business – from sole-owner operators to multi-nationals.  We’re people-focused.  We listen and give everyone the time of day.  TBS directors, Kim Manunui & 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 and national 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 it's 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

  • Join us for an evening of handpicked inspirational TED Talks. Be inspired and help us raise funds for Shawn 'The Vegetator' Vennel as we raise money to plant more trees through Greening Taupo And Zero Risk King of the Ring. For tickets email Tickets are $25.
    Posted: Tuesday 17 November 2015
  • The Business Studio is teaming up with and Kloud for a drop-in session on 27th August. Drop in and ask your biz questions ... happy to help! Come and meet up with the crew from, Kloud and The Business Studio and get your business questions answered. From accounting to marketing, social media to website design, we’re here to help you grow your business.
    Posted: Wednesday 19 August 2015
  • To all our friends and wonderful clients...just letting you all know that The Business Studio websites fit Google guidelines and their mobile guidelines. As well, we're constantly researching opportunities to update and keep at the forefront of trends. If you want more information please give us a call.
    Posted: Tuesday 21 April 2015

"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 Zeland


Kim Manunui
021 545 693

Sarah Matheson
027 487 7682