Slide about us

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Established in New Plymouth in 1989, TGM has grown to become an award-winning full service creative agency that offers graphic design, print, websites, digital solutions, branding, copywriting, marketing, social media and training. Family owned, directors Andrea Leadbetter and David Rielly have established TGM as a local, boutique agency that works in partnership with Taranaki enterprise.

meet our team

our values

collaboration & communication

Te Mahi Tahi me te Whakawhitiwhiti

We enjoy working with like-minded clients, ensuring that we’re on the same page every step of the way.

inclusive and considered

Te Manaaki me te Whai Whakaaro

We’ll help ensure all design and functional aspects of your brand strategy, website and marketing are considered, delivering to your needs, on time and on budget.

connection and agility

Ngā Hononga me te Morukitanga

Long term relationships are important to us and when working with you. We like to provide solutions that work and are cost effective. And if we don’t think you’re on the right track, we’re not afraid to say so.

creativity and teamwork

Te Auahatanga me te Mahi ā-Rōpū

We have a talented team of designers and marketing, web, print and signage experts who work together to ensure we meet your objectives.

family

Whānau

We’re a proudly owned family business, established in 1989. We strive to retain staff who have a client-centred approach and a passion for their mahi.

sustainability

Whakaukatanga

At TGM we take sustainably seriously and we are committed to offering, and encouraging, the use of sustainable, locally produced products.

community

Hapori

We think it is important to be active in the community we do business in. We give time to up and coming art, design and business students and support organisations and causes that resonate with the team.

meet our team

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Andrea has a passion for entrepreneurship having started TGM when she was only 20. Today she helps clients around the maunga to achieve their business goals, sharing her passion for sustainability and normalising te reo Māori within business communications.

Andrea Leadbetter

Owner / Director
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As the co-owner and financial controller of tgm, David brings his management experience to the team. He champions logistics and lean manufacturing within the business and is proud that tgm provides credible input for Taranaki businesses and organisations.

David Rielly

Owner / Finances
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With Abbie’s pedigree in interior design, she has a sharp eye for detail. Couple this with her exceptional customer service and organisational talents you can be assured she will provide you with the best experience to find the right product for you and your team.

Abbie Warner

Customer Service / After Care
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Rachael has worked extensively within the print industry and brings a high level of expertise and knowledge to our team, ensuring clients get the best possible outcomes. Among her achievements she has received the GAPF Award for Best Print NZ Digital Process Apprentice.

Rachael Smith

Graphic Designer / Work Coordinator
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With a modern design aesthetic, Mae has skills in illustration, animation and web design. In her time with TGM she has worked on many significant design projects where her warm and considered approach is always well received.

Mae Zamora

Graphic Designer / Web & Online Designer
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A qualified graphic & web designer with skills in both digital and print gained across a variety of industries, Lisa brings a wealth of design talent and experience to the team.

Lisa Young

Graphic Designer / Web & Online Designer
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Aaron tackles our more technical website builds, and enjoys the challenge of coding custom solutions to meet clients needs. He also supports clients with their existing sites as our web support.

Aaron Zame

Technical Web Developer
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As a qualified corporate identity designer Robyn brings a depth of experience in the local creative sector, and she has worked with most of the larger brands you will see around the region. Robyn’s design solutions will delight and inspire, and are often commended by clients.

Robyn Morrison

Corporate Identity / Graphic Designer
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With a keen eye for detail and experience within the Typography industry, Freya takes the lead in our sign and multi-page document design. Her degree in Botany and Zoology has also been very useful particularly when creating the numerous story-telling signs you will see around the region.

Freya Chapple

Promo Products / Multi Page Documents / Sign Designer
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Luther is a local South Taranaki artist and a graduate of Toioho ki Āpiti, Māori Visual Arts at Massey University. Her experience and passion for Toi Māori and kaupapa Māori are applied to creating content and building an authentic visual vocabulary specific to each clients needs.

Luther Ashford

Māori Visual Arts
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With a Diploma of Creative Technologies from WITT, a passion for Toi Māori, knowledge in Te Ao Māori, Te Reo Māori and Taranaki History, Vallance interweaves these pūkenga (skills) into well informed, authentic works of visual art.

Vallance Wrathall

Māori Visual Arts
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Graduating in Business Administration together with 10 years of experience in print and packaging with a Postgraduate Degree in Human Resources Christine makes the impossible happen for our team.

Christine Frey

Quoting / Administration
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Julia is passionate about helping businesses understand customers. With 20 years international experience and insights she helps organisations understand how to better connect with customers. Julia works closely with our team and clients to ensure customer engagement is part of their success.

Julia Ord

Customer Experience & Insights

sponsorships

supporting the community that supports us

Scouts NZ

 

Sponsorship

Young Enterprise scheme

 

Mentor & Sponsorship

WITT

 

Top Design Student Prize

TSB Taranaki Business Awards

 

TSB Taranaki Business Awards Brand and Marketing Excellence Award

Experience Purangi

 

Sponsorship

TSB Hub

 

Brand Design and Signage

relationships

other companies in our group

Nettl

Nettl

We are part of a national group of graphic design, web design and marketing companies who create websites and print jobs together to gain some incredible economies of scale, and cost savings for our corporate clients. We have a number of smart online tools that allow clients to manage their websites and printing themselves, and gain further efficiencies and savings.
Sign Project

Sign Project

We have a sign team in our building who help us ensure we can manage expectations of our clients. They manufacture and install the signs, display items and expo panels we design. This helps create a seamless process from design through to production, something we have been told by clients they really appreciate.
The Promo Room

The Promo Room

We also produce a range of branded promotional products for clients, a number of which we source to fall in line with our commitment to assisting clients to be as sustainable as they want to be.
Resourcefully

Resourcefully

We work closely with organisations to help them reduce waste and make more sustainable choices. We do this by offering eco-friendly printing, signage and packaging choices, as well as providing coordinated solutions for complex projects.

Slide TGM is committed to a sustainable Taranaki and New Zealand. Ask about our sustainability action plan and our progress on managing our energy and fuel consumption, reducing, reusing and recycling our waste, our sustainable printing and e-processes and focus on eco promotional products. learn more our sustainability
journey
get in touch

whakapā mai

Join us for a free one-hour, no-strings-attached consultation where we sit down over a coffee and talk about your organisation, your challenges and your goals. Whether you’ve got a plan or need some ideas, we’re keen to help. Kōrero mai.