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Meet The Collective.

Our team of collaborators —
An extension of yours.

Amy Van Garderen

Amy has spent over twenty years in the creative industry in Hamilton including advertising agency, consultancy and in-house senior communications and marketing roles for a variety of Hamilton-based organisations.

Taking brands and businesses through digital transformation is a passion for Amy, who has worked with many businesses to develop their online presence, grow their brand online and develop their customer experience while still maintaining the personal touchpoints that generate lasting community.

Co Founder | Director

Emma Trolove

Emma is completing her final semester of a Bachelor of Communications, majoring in Marketing and minor in Leadership Communication. Emma is a dynamic member of the team poised to elevate the articulation your brand.

As a skilled photographer, Emma excels in capturing the authentic essence of a brand, delivering visually compelling imagery. Emma's diverse industry experience has honed her innate ability to connect and communicate effectively.

Emma's passion lies in infusing creative elements into her work, ensuring your brand not only communicates but resonates. With a keen understanding of marketing strategies and a flair for aesthetics, Emma is primed to contribute her innovative perspective to your brand's visual identity and marketing strategies.

Marketing Executive

Sue Esselbrugge 

After obtaining her Bachelor of Management Communications with a major in Public Relations and Media, Sue relocated to Spain gaining invaluable experience as an accomodation manager for the America's Cup talent. Upon returning to New Zealand, Sue has dedicated the past 12 years to honing her expertise in the fields of Business Development and Sponsorship; remaining connected to the world of professional sport. 

Sue possesses a genuine ardor for fostering brand growth through effective PR and Sponsorship strategies. With experience collaborating with major event organisers, sports teams, and within the realms of TV production sponsorship. She has cultivated specialised skills in leveraging opportunity for businesses.

Co Founder | Director

Shae Tamaki

Shae is our newest addition to the team! With a passion for business, creativity and a diverse skill set, Shae is ready to collaborate, innovate, and elevate your endeavours to new heights with her unique blend of skills.

Armed with a diploma in interior design, Shae possesses a keen eye for aesthetics and has delved into the intricacies of the building industry, helping people design their dream interiors and gaining valuable insights into the construction process and project administration.

Shae has worked in the marketing world for the last few years, alongside floristry and administration. Her experience has equipped her with invaluable organisational skills and a keen understanding of business operations, Shae’s skill set and flair for content creation has allowed her to captivate audiences across various platforms. Shae also runs her own business in floristry. With an eye for detail and a love for creating with nature.

Marketing Executive

It’s how a team of makers, doers and thinkers help
businesses chart new paths into the future.