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retired website portfolio

Here you can see details of some of our sad, old retired websites! Some for short time-scale promotion, or otherwise served their purpose, or for businesses that have since closed. Click the text for more details about the company and the website work.
Please also feel free to view details of our current web design portfolio and our web hosting and/or Search Engine Optimisation clients where we have not been the designer.
 

National Rifle Association
of New Zealand
National Rifle Association of New Zealand
Type: Drupal Website
Details: The National Rifle Association of New Zealand website has information and resources for both its members and the general public, at home and abroad, with information about target rifle shooting in New Zealand. The site provides national championships sign up forms, membership database and many other functions for its members. More...
Quigley and Watts Ltd Quigley and Watts Logo
Details: Static brochure site. New Zealand-based LAMP hosting.
VCS took on hosting and maintenance of this site from in house in 2007.
We also carried out Search Engine Optimisation to increase site traffic and, ultimately, business turnover. This successful programme delivered results to Quigley and Watts in very short time. In 2009 we carried out a redesign of the website to a cheerful new look and feel in close conjuction with the research associates in house, giving the opportunity to even further improve search engine ranking. Our site was decommisioned in 2016, returning full circle to an in-house web solution.

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New Zealand Rifle Clubs Taranaki Rifle Club logo
Type: Drupal Website with modules for members area, events, news and shooting results.
Details:
VCS created a site template for New Zealand rifle clubs which can be quickly installed and commissioned for any of the NRA NZ member clubs. More...
Ahead with Organics Hair Salon Ahead with Organics Hair Salon
Type: Wordpress Website
Details: Ahead with Organics Hair Salon caters for the Hairdressing needs of Lower Hutt ladies and gents with a difference - all organic product! Their clients are amazed by the difference of the exceptional porduct at a very ordinary cost. More...
Lake Ferry Holiday Park Lake Ferry holiday park
Type: Static Website
Details: Lake Ferry Holiday Park needed a new website to perform well in Google as their current site had been there for years, yet it had poor ranking in normal searches and was not even appearing at all in Google Maps! VCS to the rescue! More...
New Zealand Institute of Primary Industry Management NZIPIM Website
Type: Drupal website for Public & Professional Member liaison
Details: The NZIPIM website was a rebuild from a proprietary system to open up the opportunities of custom Drupal modules to meet the needs of the institute. Note - initial design not by VCS.
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Japanese Kitchen Japanese Kitchen
Type: Static Website
Details: Japanese Kitchen Takeaway Restaurant was a takeaway restaurant and cafe in Hataitai, Wellington. It was a basic information site with link to mailchimp mailing list for sending out special offers to client base. More...
Virtual Rugby Results Virtual Rugby Results logo
Type: Drupal Website with Ubercart Shopping Cart selling PDFs.
Details: Kerry's Virtual Rugby Results was a great resource for anyone interested in New Zealand Rugby, and in particular those who like a little punt on the next big game. More...
Sleep the Natural Way
with Sleep Time Milk
Sleep Time Milk
Type: Drupal Website with Paystation/BNZ Paymark shopping cart interface
Details: New Zealand Colostrum Products Ltd was an authorised distributor of New Asia natural colostrum products including the ground-breaking formula Sleep Time Milk, which is helping people around the world to get their sleeping patterns back. More...
Maungaraki School Maungaraki School Logo
Type: Fully content-managed School Website
Details: Maungaraki School needed a website where the teaching and office staff could easily change the content at will. The new site was launched in December 2006 and retired in late 2014. More...
Maungaraki Business & Social Portal Maungaraki Website
Type: Business & Social Portal Site
Details: Maungaraki.co.nz is a portal for the local community, offering social details with an interactive events calendar, plus a business directory with various levels of listings for businesses and advertisers. More...
Western Hills Community Blog Western Hills Blog
Type: Wordpress 3 Website
Details: Western Hills Community Blog was the replacement for the defunct Flying Pickle website, beinga public forum for local matters and gossip. More...
Ace Property Ace Property
Type: Static site with Mailing Registration
Details: Ace Property Investments is a Hutt Valley and Wellington based Property Finder, Developer and Investor. More...
IFMA 18 ifma 18
Type: Drupal site, fully content managed, detailed online registration form and fee calculator
Details: IFMA 18 was the website for the 18th International Congress for International Farm Management Association held in New Zealand in March 2011. More...
Maungaraki Grooves Maungaraki Grooves Logo
Type: Promotional website
Details: Maungaraki Community Association needed a website to help promote the Maungaraki Grooves - the groovy name of the Maungaraki Fair of 2007. More...
MK Skin Care & Cosmetics MK Skincare and Cosmetics Logo
Type: Design, Marketing and Holding Page
Details: MK Skincare provided skincare products and cosmetics in the Greater Wellington region. We got them number one position in google for two years in their preferred google search 'skin care lower hutt'. They have now ceased trading, having being taken over by another business.
ENVI.hair Envi Hair Logo
Type: Static site
Details: ENVI hair wanted a fresh, strong look to compliment their new, energetic business ethic and their brand new and impressive hair & beauty salon. We did the job! Unfortunately they underwent difficulties in 2006 and the website is no longer in use. More...
Solace Art Gallery Solace Gallery
Type: Brochure Site
Details: We are sad to announce that the wonderful Solace Art Gallery in Maungaraki is no more :-(
Practitioner Skills Ltd earl business planner Logo
Details: Static brochure site. New Zealand-based LAMP hosting.
VCS created a search-friendly build from a simple design by Earl's Business Planning and host the site for them.
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Playdays Toyshop Playdays Toyshop Logo
Type: Online Shopping Cart with full content management
Details: Playdays was a very popular venture providing quality, educational toys in a relaxed, friendly environment, with facilities for children to play whilst mothers can shop, or sit and have a break! This was a fully content-managed online shopping cart solution, specialising in gifts for children integrated with Paystation and Westpac bank. More...
Stuffed Possum Stuffed Possum Logo
Type: Drupal Blog site
Details: Stuffed Possum is a Blog for a self-confessed Grumpy Old Man who wanted to have a public moan and grumble about a few random things! More...
Eclipse Music Eclipse Music
Type: Wordpress Website with Muzu Links
Details: Eclipse Music Ltd was a record label based in Lower Hutt, Wellington who signed up exciting new acts such as Kabanaz. The studio closed in 2012. More...
World Smokefree Day World Smokefree Day Logo
Details: Drupal Template and Site Build to in house design. This project was another collaboration with Stonefish Web & Communications. More...
Tobacco Control Research Steering Group TCRSG Logo
Details: Drupal Template Build to in house design. This project was another collaboration with Stonefish Web & Communications. More...

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You can also see a list of our hosting/programming only clients - these are sites we have assisted with and host but the sites have been designed by one of our business partners and we don't want to steal credit for those in our main portfolio!

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