Motive: Net communication-with intent

Welcome to Motive Web Design

We’re a website design and development agency based in Wellington, New Zealand. Our mission is to help you get the most from your website.


Setting the scene: Working with us starts with taking a look at one of our website design briefs, then getting in touch.


Communication with intent: Our experience and range of services help you get more from your website.


The professionals: We’re about making the web more ‘human’. This starts with getting to know your audience.


Web Design Glossary

Our glossary provides an introduction to the ideas and language of the web.

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Community Notices

Documentary Edge Festival 2011
Coming to a cinema near you this Summer.

Motive is a proud to support the Documentary New Zealand Trust (we also built the festival CMS and website).


Contact Details

Please note that we are not taking on new clients at this time.
Staff contact details

Featured case study

The Aro St. Video Shop

The Aro St. Video Shop

Case study: We’ve helped New Zealand’s leading video library move online.