By design





We are creative.

Out-of-the-box genius and solutions-driven

At SOMO Creative we like to mix things up, meet new people and share their unique vision with the world. Our boutique, Christchurch, New Zealand-based multi-media agency’s unique positioning allows us to offer a holistic approach that fuses integrated public relations services with media relations, social media, event partnering and corporate communications, as well as in-house graphic design, branding, marketing, web design and development and more. Whether you need to develop your corporate identity, require a professionally designed advertisement or publication, or you want to market yourself online with a new website design or social media campaign, SOMO Creative can help.

  • Branding and design
  • Marketing and advertisement design
  • Publications
  • Web development
  • Social media
  • Public relations and communications
B-18 Studios - aka the mothership of cool/creativity


One step ahead of the competition

Want cutting-edge web design and development, head-turning creative, game-changing PR & social media strategies, brand-bolstering event partnering, and industry-leading publishing? You’ve come to the right place. With a skilled and dedicated team of attention-grabbing writers, wildly talented designers and creative thinkers, we also know Christchurch and New Zealand intimately and have all the right connections to help you leave an impressive digital footprint, create exceptional print and electronic publications and become the talk of the town.


You talk, we listen – it’s that simple

We’ll immerse ourselves in your brand and find out what makes you tick before identifying and targeting unique marketing and media opportunities specific to your business. We’ll also put your competitors under the microscope, then give you the advantage. After distilling and repackaging your key brand and messages, we’ll then channel them to specific target audiences via engaging and exciting mediums, ensuring your customers know your name no matter how saturated the market.

Our talented team of developers, designers and writers can take your business to the next level with calculated and targeted communications, buzz-generating event initiatives, innovative branding and logo design, attention-grabbing marketing and advertisement design, corporate publications, and web development from design to social media and SEO campaigns.

Our brands.

We’ve got Christchurch and New Zealand covered

SOMO Creative are the custodians of cool behind Christchurch’s quarterly lifestyle bible Cityscape and its streetwise monthly sibling. These essential mags are joined by their own appwebsite, and social media pages, ensuring locals and visitors alike have their fingers on the pulse of all that’s hot and happening in the city. We’re also the team behind the What’s Hot brand and its stable of publications, which include Cityscape companion publication What’s Hot Christchurch, produced exclusively for travellers to the city, the essential pocket guide to Christchurch that is the Christchurch Map, internationally-praised New Zealand travel website, and What’s Hot New Zealand, a multimedia publication and essential travellers’ app.

With a huge total reach and outstanding reputations for being a direct line on the latest, hippest, and hottest, these are publications you want to be in if you’re looking to make some noise.

The latest.

What's Hot Christchurch Issue 4
Cityscape February is on the streets!
The Navigator
Ride on Time
New year, new Cityscape
A timely update for TECNZ
Cityscape December is hot!
A glorious Cityscape Summer arrives
Moffatt's Flower Company
Cityscape November escapes!
Cityscape October issue drops
Get excited, Christchurch – Cityscape launches its new monthly!


Let’s keep the conversation going

phone: +64 3 366 3340

PO Box 13717
Christchurch 8141
New Zealand

Unit 3, B-18 Studios
18 Bernard Street
Christchurch 8024
New Zealand