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Engaging Digital Experiences

Communica is a full-service web agency coding in Drupal, React & Laravel to get what we want out of life. All our projects are crafted lovingly in-house by a dedicated team of developers & designers based in Auckland. Operating since 2008, we create robust, engaging platforms and form supportive, long term relationships with our clients big and small.

What makes us different?

More than your usual web company, we deliver value through:

Technical Expertise - experience architecting bespoke solutions.
Industry Immersion - a deep knowledge of technology trends. 
Conceptualisation - interpreting brands into digital experiences.
Digital Partnerships - forming long term supportive relationships.
Internal Infrastructure - robust systems to back up our product quality.

Portfolio

 

Property Inspection Plus

Logo, Branding & Wordpress site
 

The Better Half Wines

Wordpress site redesign with Divi page editor
 

Jules Taylor Wines

Ecommerce design and Shopify migration
 

Youthtown

Drupal design refresh with flexible multi location architecture
 

He Ako Hiringa

Custom on-boarding process with Single Sign On and deep API integration
 

The Health Media LMS refresh

Branding SAP Litmos LMS and email communications across multiple digital services

What people are saying

The Better Half Wines

The Better Half Wines are a tongue-in-cheek reference to the friendly rivalry between husband-and-wife winemakers – George and Jules. Based in Marlborough, The Better Half Wines are a tribute to all those couples who dare to dream big and fly high.

George Elworthy, Owner

Following a successful migration to Shopify for the Jules Taylor Wines website, we then asked Communica to build us a very cost effective new website for another label, The Better Half Wines. The brief here was quite different: a minimalist design and a modern, responsive, easy to use and easy to manage website. Communica nailed the brief, building the website on Wordpress. We appreciate that they were able to provide different solutions that were structured to meet the different needs of these two brands. 

Jules Taylor Wines

From Marlborough, Jules Taylor is winner of Gourmet Traveller Magazine's NZ Winemaker of the Year 2021. Her boutique vintages are enjoyed in NZ and around the globe. 

Katy Prescott, Marketing Manager

The Communica team have been an expert strategic and technical partner to Jules Taylor Wines, advising on and executing all aspects of our website and digital marketing strategy. They seamlessly migrated the Jules Taylor website including all historic data to a new platform on time with no disruption or obvious impact on our visitors. The new site is better optimised for sales, provides better analytics and insights into our business, and is better integrated with our other digital marketing tools. Since implementing these changes we have seen our online sales increase dramatically.

First Light Travel

First Light Travel is owned and operated by Brent Narbey and Nigel Williamson. Adventurers themselves, with more than a few travel stories of their own, they know the ins and outs of travelling both in New Zealand and around the globe. 

Brent Narby, Director

Communica has a been a great digital partner over the years. I feel they really get what makes our business tick - both from a marketing and sales as well as a business viability perspective. Their insights have helped guide our technology decisions and strengthen our offering in the online marketplace.

Youthtown

Nationally operated non-profit, providing programmes and learning opportunities for children and young people 5-18 years old.

Fay Amaral, CEO

It was a pleasure working with Amber and Ben on the refresh and redesign of the Youthtown Website, it is a giant leap forward from what it was and we have had some awesome feedback! Thanks so much!

Orchid Systems

Orchid Systems are a trusted provider of plugins to extend and enhance the Sage 300 ERP system. Based in Australia, their plugins are used by over 6000 companies across the world, and they're a Sage Gold Development Partner. 

Nathalie

Thanks for the great work on our website revamp. We appreciate the look and feel, but even more importantly for my role as a consultant, we send links daily to partners in answer to their questions. Next step, teach them to look on the website first

The Health Media

The Health Media is the proud publisher of New Zealand Doctor | Rata Aotearoa and Pharmacy Today | Kaitiaki  Rongoā O Te Wā, the Healthcare Handbook, Everybody Patient Information Sheets and The Roster Te Rārangi.

Barbara Fountain, Director and Managing Editor

I have enjoyed working with Communica from day one and that is not something you can say about all website development relationships. Right from the start of our working relationship, Amber and Gareth have understood what getting it right first time means for a small business. I was able to talk directly with the developers and received great feedback on what was possible, what might be possible but not a good idea, and what just straight out wasn’t going to work. They have an appreciation that time is money and try not to waste either.

Daikin New Zealand

One of New Zealand's most trusted names in heat pumps and air conditioning, Daikin supplies heating and cooling solutions to homes, businesses, and community projects across New Zealand.

Shirli Pearson, Event Manager & Marketing Lead

The team at Communica are experts in Drupal and really know their stuff. They’ve done a brilliant job at redesigning our sites and always have plenty of suggestions on how we can improve the user experience.

Moatrek

Moa Trek showcases the best of New Zealand to discerning travellers through tailored small group tours.

Miles Clark, Director

I have been working closely with Communica over the last 18 months in order give MoaTrek the strongest online presence in our particular area of New Zealand Small Group Tours. Communica are responsive, solution based and understand the requirements of New Zealand tour business that wishes to pursue online sales for all future growth