Hello,  we're hunch.

We make complicated stuff feel simple.

 
 
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Some of our work

 
MERIDIAN - Rubbish in a box.

MERIDIAN - Rubbish in a box.

DIO - Open Day Recruitment.

DIO - Open Day Recruitment.

Spark - We're bringing email home.

Spark - We're bringing email home.

Homecare Medical - 1737

Homecare Medical - 1737

LMS AUCKLAND – Wrong Delivery.

LMS AUCKLAND – Wrong Delivery.

Canteen - Thump Cancer

Canteen - Thump Cancer

NZ Herald - Election Campaign

NZ Herald - Election Campaign

DESTNY RESCUE - Girls on the menu.

DESTNY RESCUE - Girls on the menu.

 

"Reality is nothing but a collective hunch."

- Lily Tomlin

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What we do

 
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STRATEGY

Strategy is about making maps and setting goalposts. It’s the thinking and planning. You know a strategy is sound when answers seem obvious. 

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CREATIVE

Creative is the art of making emotional connections. It’s having ideas, painting pictures and crafting stories that help messages get remembered.

CONTENT

Content can be defined as ‘stuff people like’. Stories, blogs, videos. The secret is the balance between keeping someone’s interest and selling stuff.

 

"Do what you do so well they’ll want to come again and bring their friends."

- Walt Disney

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Some of our team

 
Matt Langton - Writer   Matt’s both a wizard with words and a real life wizard. He’s also pretty handy with a pencil. That would make him a triple threat.

Matt Langton - Writer

Matt’s both a wizard with words and a real life wizard. He’s also pretty handy with a pencil. That would make him a triple threat.

Caroline Jeffreys - Office Manager   Creatives create, Account Managers manage – and Caro does just about everything else. From wrangling builders and juggling diaries to planning events and putting out fires, she’s the office manager of our dreams.

Caroline Jeffreys - Office Manager

Creatives create, Account Managers manage – and Caro does just about everything else. From wrangling builders and juggling diaries to planning events and putting out fires, she’s the office manager of our dreams.

Erin Clarke - Head of Design   Erin is a visual genius, with an eye for detail and a passion for perfection. With a background in both design and dancing, she knows what real art looks like. And when she’s not making things beautiful, she’s making us laugh ‘til we cry.

Erin Clarke - Head of Design

Erin is a visual genius, with an eye for detail and a passion for perfection. With a background in both design and dancing, she knows what real art looks like. And when she’s not making things beautiful, she’s making us laugh ‘til we cry.

Matt Watts - Creative Director   Matt is a through-the-line creative with a special passion for words. He’s spent over 10 years mastering the in’s and out’s and the do’s and dont’s of the industry – and now enjoys ignoring them all at hunch. Just as well he’s a genius.

Matt Watts - Creative Director

Matt is a through-the-line creative with a special passion for words. He’s spent over 10 years mastering the in’s and out’s and the do’s and dont’s of the industry – and now enjoys ignoring them all at hunch. Just as well he’s a genius.

Gemma Pond - Account Executive   Gemma’s our resident wine connoisseur, who brings passion and marketing smarts to the Account Service team. She’s also British. Tea anyone?

Gemma Pond - Account Executive

Gemma’s our resident wine connoisseur, who brings passion and marketing smarts to the Account Service team. She’s also British. Tea anyone?

Jo Brockliss - Senior Account Manager   We know Jo from that time she worked on Spark. She left to open a bakery. Now she's back. Panini anyone?

Jo Brockliss - Senior Account Manager

We know Jo from that time she worked on Spark. She left to open a bakery. Now she's back. Panini anyone?

Melinda Parris - Head of Account Service   Melinda has spent the past 8 years working in advertising agencies in New Zealand, Sydney and London. Working on a variety of local and global clients, Having had experience managing a full service of marketing comms including television, websites, digital and social media. Most recently, the last two years, She has spent specialising in strategy for social media in New Zealand.

Melinda Parris - Head of Account Service

Melinda has spent the past 8 years working in advertising agencies in New Zealand, Sydney and London. Working on a variety of local and global clients, Having had experience managing a full service of marketing comms including television, websites, digital and social media. Most recently, the last two years, She has spent specialising in strategy for social media in New Zealand.

Michael Goldthorpe - Managing Partner   Michael is an award-winning writer, problem-solving thinker and general enthusiast for anything that’s worth getting enthusiastic about. He loves nothing more than brilliant creative solutions to problems and puts that down to over ten years working in the best agencies in town. He reckons hunch is even better.

Michael Goldthorpe - Managing Partner

Michael is an award-winning writer, problem-solving thinker and general enthusiast for anything that’s worth getting enthusiastic about. He loves nothing more than brilliant creative solutions to problems and puts that down to over ten years working in the best agencies in town. He reckons hunch is even better.

Millie Watson - Account Manager   It's tough to find brilliant people who know how to wrangle creative ideas, client challenges and new media. But we found one. Millie's done everything from social media to project management to travelling the world. Thankfully she's settled here.

Millie Watson - Account Manager

It's tough to find brilliant people who know how to wrangle creative ideas, client challenges and new media. But we found one. Millie's done everything from social media to project management to travelling the world. Thankfully she's settled here.

Marisa Das Neves-Young - Snr Mac Operator | Designer    Marisa is of Portuguese ethnicity but born and raised in Jozi - South Africa, she’s our experienced Snr Mac Operator who has honed her skills in various advertising industries, our very own Jill of all trades. Apart from work she enjoys a good laugh, family time and classic movies.

Marisa Das Neves-Young - Snr Mac Operator | Designer

Marisa is of Portuguese ethnicity but born and raised in Jozi - South Africa, she’s our experienced Snr Mac Operator who has honed her skills in various advertising industries, our very own Jill of all trades. Apart from work she enjoys a good laugh, family time and classic movies.

Georgia Middleton   - Writer   A born and bred Wellingtonian, Michael met Georgia on a trip to the capital where they talked words, wine and soon after that, wages. Having done stints at creative and social agencies, Georgia made the big move to Auckland and now crafts beautiful words for Hunch.

Georgia Middleton - Writer

A born and bred Wellingtonian, Michael met Georgia on a trip to the capital where they talked words, wine and soon after that, wages. Having done stints at creative and social agencies, Georgia made the big move to Auckland and now crafts beautiful words for Hunch.

Anna Sear - Account Executive   Having tried everything from bio-med to bar-tending, Anna knows a thing or two about a thing or two. She's cool.

Anna Sear - Account Executive

Having tried everything from bio-med to bar-tending, Anna knows a thing or two about a thing or two. She's cool.

 
 

"A hunch is creativity trying to tell you something."

- Frank Kapra

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Some of our thinking

"The more you know, the better the hunch."

- Malcom Gladwell

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Some people we work with