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Professional Services Directory

The Big Idea's collection of professional arts and creativity services is here to help connect your practice or organisation with the right tools to succeed.


Everyone tackles creativity differently. Some areas are like second nature, while there are elements of the job where we need someone else's expertise. The Big Idea's Professional Service Directory is here to connect you with experts in a range of fields that work with artists and creatives.

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Art Business

NZ Creative Enterprises

Learn how to build a profitable creative business. Receive a curated guide especially for your business needs. We help artists whether you are a start-up or a seasoned pro.

Accounting Services


Hnry takes care of all your invoicing, payments, expenses and taxes on a pay-as-you-go basis. Join the thousands of Kiwi creatives using Hnry, and never think about tax again!



I'm a trained professional with experience in polishing a wide range of materials, from novels to business policies. Get in touch to find out how I can make your writing shine.

Copyright Services

Copyright Licensing New Zealand

Copyright Licensing New Zealand helps everyone who copies and shares anything from books and journals to do so legally, making creative rights work for all New Zealanders.

Curatorial Services

Creative Content

Creative Forums


Helping NZ's creatives find inspiration & connection. CreativeMornings host free forums in Auckland, Wellington & online, with expert speakers sharing their knowledge.

PechaKucha Auckland

Informal, vibrant events where creatives get together & share ideas, works, thoughts, missions - just about anything, really! Short talks by creators, designers & change makers.

Semi Permanent

A platform for business and creativity. Where inspiration is born, where careers are started, where innovations are launched, and where radical ideas about the future are shared.

Digital Marketing

Event Planners / Producers

99 Reasons

Events are about taking people on a journey. A full service event management company, we work with NZ’s leading creatives, designers, production specialists & front line staff.

Media Training

Motion Graphics


Andi Crown Photography

Auckland based arts photographer offering actor headshots, theatre in rehearsal/production photos & collaboration with artists on publicity/marketing imagery.

PR Agencies


Creative communications agency with a client portfolio of 200+ big names, small challengers & local legends. Our philosophy: media doesn’t drive connection, creativity does.


The Online Printer - We love print

Quality printing for creative people for a great price! Archival art prints, Riso, calendars, stickers, brochures, books, posters, CDs... 100% kiwi company. We send nationwide.

Professional Development

NZ Creative Enterprises

We encourage creatives to pivot new pathways and revenues. Call us to help steer your vision into the future. Check our e-classes, accelerated business coaching and mentoring.

Paragon Matter Art Services

Specialists in Artist Mentoring / Creative Business Consultancy / Art Valuations / Art Education / Art Events / Exhibitions

Social Media

Mabel Maguire

Mabel Maguire tells stories for brands — in print, online, in real life and on social media. We are experts in helping arts organisations to get their stories out in the world.

NZ Creative Enterprises

Learn the basics of using social media. Leverage your digital assets. Prepare a social media marketing campaign and promotional calendar and watch your revenue grow and flow.

Strategists / Consultants

NZ Creative Enterprises

The creative sector’s connection to inspirational and educational content, e-classes and screencasts. Preparation of business plans, grant and proposal writing.

Tim Walker Associates

Arts, culture, tourism. Strategic planning, organisational development & mentoring. Strategic reviews, feasibility studies & new facility, visitor experience & story development.

Voyager Advisory

Team of industry experts for a holistic, 1-stop-shop service. We analyse your needs then provide solutions-focused, fit-for-future implementation plans & the tools to deliver them.


The PumpHouse Theatre

An affordable performance venue on the banks of Lake Pupuke, Takapuna. We have three boutique performance spaces and a friendly team to help you get your show on stage.

The Rose Centre

An inexpensive, highly accessible, 126 seat theatre with generous foyer & meeting space/classrooms in Belmont, Auckland's North Shore. Experiment with your performance ideas here.

Web Design


It’s our mission to merge your deeply held visions with thoughtful, beautiful design, to form a strong brand blueprint that will enhance customer perceptions across digital media.

Written by

The Big Idea Site Admin

12 Oct 2020