About Us

Rocket Fuel Design

Rocket Fuel Design is a boutique graphic design and marketing studio run by Lainey Te Whatu. Located in Palmerston North. With a passion for helping New Zealand businesses thrive. You won’t hear us saying “no” very often, we do everything we can to help build our client’s brands which is why so many think of us as THEIR marketing team and we just love that!

Launched in 2015, Rocket Fuel Design has gone from a passionate freelancing designer to a team of creative experts in their fields. Our vision is to be that full-service creative marketing agency that you call upon to grow your business to the next level. A team of creatives who thrive on exploring new ideas, early adaptors of anything digital and passionate about becoming better CONSTANTLY.

With Lainey behind the wheel, at Rocket Fuel Design you are getting more than just a one-off service, Lainey prides herself in giving her clients all the information so they can make informed decisions on where to take their marketing. With Rocket Fuel Design you can achieve your business goals.

Lainey Te Whatu Creative Marketing Specialist Rocket Fuel Design

Lainey Te Whatu

Creative Marketing Specialist

Lainey is the Founder, Creative Director and Marketing Specialist for Rocket Fuel Design. She is passionate about providing high-quality and unique marketing and design services to her clients. With qualifications in both design and marketing, Lainey knows her stuff. When Lainey isn't working she is looking after her two beautiful children and spending quality time with family and friends.

Bella Norton Marketing Intern Rocket Fuel Design

Bella Norton

Business Intern

Bella is in her third year of a Bachelor of Business at Massey University Manawatu. She has joined the team through the 2020 Massey Business School Internship program. As well as having a deep understanding of the world of business and marketing, Bella also has a passion for graphic design making her a perfect fit here at Rocket Fuel Design.

Kate Fisher Social Media Manager Rocket Fuel Design

Kate Fisher

Digital Marketing Specialist

Kate joined Rocket Fuel Design in 2019 through the Massey Business Internship Program. Kate and Lainey enjoyed working together so much, Kate agreed to stay on and now works by distance from her home office in Balfour, Southland. Kate has a passion for inbound marketing; social media, content marketing and blogging.

Summer Graphic Designer Rocket Fuel Design

Summer Wallace

Graphic Designer

Summer started at Rocket Fuel Design in 2020 after completing her Level 3 Certificate in Arts and Design. Graphic design is her passion and she enjoys all aspects of the creative world including design, photography and videography. Summer also loves to play the piano and teaches music part-time.

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If you want to find out more about how Rocket Fuel Design could help you and your business get in touch with us using the contact form. Alternatively, we love to pick up the phone so you can always call us on 021 044 8919