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5 benefits of hiring a Graphic Designer

A graphic designer is a digital artist; we create art on the computer. We at Taputapu Toi specialise primarily in Māori Branding. So whether you need to create your brand, rebrand, or design custom promotional material, we can help you every step of the way.

Let's look at 5 benefits of hiring a Graphic Designer.

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Taputapu turns 6

TODAY WE ARE CELEBRATING! Six years of being in business, and some days it feels like I started just the other day. 

There are so many facets to learn about business. But I won’t bore you with the logistics of it. Instead, let me share six things I’ve learnt in business with you.

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What Matariki means to me

This year Matariki is an official New Zealand public holiday which is very exciting. It’s exciting because it’s a public holiday based on Matauranga Māori, and it celebrates a Māori tradition, significant in many ways because it’s unique to New Zealand.
Matariki, for me, is about a time to stop, reflect and reset. It’s a beautiful time when the new Māori year is beginning, and it’s also halfway through the Pākehā year. Therefore, for me, it fits in well to set new goals for the new year ahead and also a halfway marker to evaluate how the first part of the Pākehā year has gone.
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30 logos in 30 days

I had this rush of inspiration - From the car to the plane, whilst on my flight down to Gisborne, I got writing, and I typed out every detail. We will design 30 logos in 30 days!
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7 Tips for sharing Social Media content

Do you sometimes feel whakama or awkward sharing content? Or sometimes you have no idea what to post? Believe it or not, I sometimes feel the same...
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How do I know my business idea is a good idea?

So you've decided you want to start your own business, be your own boss, create your own sense of freedom. You have an idea that you feel can really take off.

Starting a business can be an overwhelming process. When I began Taputapu, it took me months to prepare before launching. But, before all of the preparation and kick-starting a business, how do you even know if your business idea is a good one?

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