Opportunities. Insight. Innovation. Outcomes. 

A collective approach to problem solving.

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Collective Minds is a small synthesised team of technical and business development professionals focused on innovation, technology, customer experience and implementation. We are an all-in-one consultancy who pull in the required resources specific to your needs. From marketing strategy to web development to social media, or taking an idea to market, we thrive on agility and the ability to adapt to changing requirements and conditions.

Got a concept to prototype or a business problem to solve? Or need to refresh your marketing approach or brand? We can help.

We’re committed to helping likeminded New Zealand businesses grow in a managed and sustainable way.

Post Covid Small Business Packages

“stand up”

Are you a small business who has to stand up and change the way you are operating in a post-Covid world in order to survive? Or conversely have you come up with a brilliant business idea as a result of Covid and now need to stand up your ideation and make it tangible?

Tailored with today’s challenges in mind, these packages help you get on your feet and give you a fighting chance among the competition.

We’re happy to help

The team

Shona Hill

A corporate sage in the technology, finance, manufacturing and start-up space. Shona thrives in new markets, product development, customer insights, business intelligence and business improvements. Shona brings marketing and program management experience to a hands on, pragmatic and structured work ethic.

Cari Hill

IT Project Manager and Freelance Photographer who has been managing and marketing her own company for the past 10 years. Cari combines her creativity, drive, facilitation and coordination skills with her generation’s knowledge of social media platforms to provide consultancy befitting today’s climate.

Your Success is our priority

What We Do

Problem Solving - focusing together on your business

Problem Solving

Whatever the business problem you have, we have a knack at finding solutions

Walkman - New Business Prototypes from Collective Minds

Technical Feasibility Studies

Let us tell you if something is going to work or not, so you can focus on running your business

Toy plane- Technical feasibility studies by Collective Minds

New Business Prototypes

We’ll make your vision three-dimensional

Shopping Trolley - Go to Market research from Collective Minds

Go to Market Research

The success of any new venture depends on how the market will receive it

Sunglasses reflection - customer experience consultants - Collective Minds

Brand & Marketing Strategy

We give you pragmatic tools, tricks, and insights to make your brand truly successful

Black and white barrel advertising - Brand and marketing strategy from Collective Minds

Customer Experience

Applying a customer focal point is at the heart of everything we do

Web in light - website development from Collective Minds

Web Development & SEO

In a digital age our web experts make building an online presence a breeze.

Photogrpahy from Collective Minds

Digital Advertising

Facebook, Google, Instagram, LinkedIn or Twitter. We’ll make sure you’re being seen by the right people in the platforms that best suit your business.

Staring into a shop window - Digital Marketing from Collective Minds

Photography & Stock Imagery

Our in-house photographer can capture the unique essence of your brand or take the hassle out of stock imagery purchasing.

Reading the paper - Public Relations from Collective Minds

Public Relations

We’ll help you put your best foot forward to potential clients and share your success stories.

Old photo of people in the ocean - A Collective approach to problem solving

Our work speaks for itself

Case studies

Telecom NZ

In response to the devastating Christchurch earthquake the country was in shock and people couldn’t communicate so we helped Telecom NZ deploy 700 wifi hotspots to payphones around the country including 118 summer destination hotspots in remote locations to provide free connectivity to Telecom customers.

World Vision

Provided change management consultancy to World Vision with recommendations for redesign of People, Processes and Systems to ensure a best service experience for all supporter interactions and touch-points within the charity.


Programme Management of 13 innovation initiatives for Chorus that involved demos, POC, field trials and technical testing to understand technology capability and alignment with strategic options for entering new markets or creating greater revenue opportunities by leveraging existing infrastructure.

American Express

Managed a Direct Ticket Loyalty Programme Delivery for American Express which moved beyond air flights into bundled travel packages as well as delivered a Loyalty Membership Rewards programme for high net worth card members.