Following is a small selection of web and app projects Redweb has worked on. Redweb does a lot of web design, custom database development and web development for advertising agencies and we're sometimes not able to put these in our portfolio.

Redweb has recently merged with Christchurch based design firm Thompson & Thompson to form Pixlbox Limited. We can now provide the 'best of both' in terms of top quality designs and the leading edge technology.

4 Goodness Sake (Christchurch)

  • Mobile friendly / responsive web site
  • Custom .NET website design and development
  • Fully custom online shop and administration system
  • Database design and development
  • A Pixlbox.co CMS website solution

See https://www.4goodnesssake.co.nz/shop/products

Bloom Integrative Health (Auckland)

  • Mobile friendly / responsive web site
  • Website design and development
  • Simple to use administration system
  • Blogging system
  • Custom design
  • A Pixlbox.co CMS website solution

See www.bloomintegrative.com

Brewista (Christchurch)

  • Microsite: one page website
  • Extremely mobile friendly / responsive web site
  • Website design and development
  • Diagrams / pictorials
  • Custom design
  • A Pixlbox.co CMS website solution

See www.brewista.co.nz

Lucia Natural Skin Care (NZ) Online Shop

  • Website design and development
  • Online shopping solution
  • Simple to use administration system
  • Product catalogue
  • A Pixlbox.co CMS website solution

See LuciaSkinCare.co.nz


  • Website design and development
  • Fully custom built administration system
  • Product catalogue
  • Integration with Dynamics AX stock system
  • Online database design and development

See Transdiesel.com

Attorneys Website & Database

  • Website design and development
  • Fully custom built administration system
  • Online database design and development

We were tasked to re-develop South Africa's top ranking attorneys / legal directory website. The re-development had to take into account a full import of the data from the existing database and ensure the website url's complete matched the legacy website.

See Attorneys.co.za

Local Me South Africa & New Zealand

  • Website design and development
  • Custom built content management system
  • Online database design and development
  • Managed hosting and support

The web programmers from Redweb worked on the development of the local community websites Localme.co.za and Localme.co.nz websites. The websites were developed to facilitate communication between local community members through the use of local chat, local news/events, local classifieds and local shop/service listings.

We have used the latest in web development techniques to ensure the sites run smoothly and are extremely scalable (to allow for the high usage scenarios predicted for this system). The user interface was carefully designed to make the websites simple to navigate and easy to operate.

See Localme.co.za and Localme.co.nz


  • Website development
  • Online database design and development
  • Fully custom back end administration system
  • Azure cloud hosting and multi-system integration

A highly detailed financial events monitoring system and large scale back-end (administration) management system developed from the ground up by the team at Redweb.co.nz

See EcoFinLab.com

Transdiesel Spare Parts Online Search

  • Website design and development
  • Mobile friendly responsive design
  • Integration with offline spare parts system
  • Online database design and development

For Transdiesel we integrated with their offline used parts system, creating a daily feed through to an online Microsoft SQL Server database. The front end user interface includes custom built search functionality. The website was developed with a ‘responsive design’ allowing it to scale easily between desktop and mobile devices without the need for mobile specific application.

The system was built to scale under heavy usage and to allow for easy maintenance and upgrades. The technology used to custom build this project was ASP.NET MVC. Redweb worked to keep the project within the tight budget and delivered on time and with the full functionality requested.

See transdieselupd.com

Beach Grove Kaiapoi

  • Website development
  • Custom CMS solution for full management of the website and database
  • Online database design and development
  • ASP.NET MVC application

We worked with Christchurch based advertising agency Wilson Advertising to produce a technically advanced CMS solution for the Beach Grove subdivision in Kaiapoi.

The system was built to scale under heavy usage and to allow for easy maintenance and upgrades. The technology used to custom build this project was ASP.NET MVC.

See www.beachgrovekaiapoi.co.nz

Ravensdown (Christchurch)

We work with New Zealand farm supplies company Ravensdown on their internal .NET development and other systems development work.

  • Contract .NET MVC development work
  • MS SQL Database development

Food With A Story Directory and Blog

  • Custom web desgin & development
  • Content Management System (CMS) & online directory
  • e-commerce system

For Food With A Story we created a custom content management system, database and online product directory. The site is designed to be exteremely search engine friendly and utilises cutting edge web technologies to create a smooth experience for users of the site.

Under the covers the website is powered by a robust and scalable database system which enables the system to be easily scaled as the traffic increases.

See www.foodwithastory.co.za

JSA Documents Online 'Cloud' Application

  • Custom built cloud application
  • Design and development
  • Online database design and development

The JSA Documents project was a custom built ASP.NET MVC application with accompanying MS SQL database. We managed the project from the very beginning, first producing a blueprint document outlining how the site would be developed and then developing the application based on this 'set of plans'. The website makes strong use of client side code (jQuery) to provide an optimal user experience.

We worked with the client remotely from their base in Saudi Arabia via Skype and email. The project is currently in BETA.

Currently in BETA

Bella Cucina - Queenstown Restaurant website

  • Custom web design and development
  • Content management system
  • Google Adwords Campaign

Bella Cucina transports diners straight to Italy with a cosy, rustic Italian ambience. As you enter Bella Cucina you are instantly warmed by the huge wood-fired oven and embraced by the wonderful aromas of Italy. Redweb captured the vibrancy of the restaurant and dining experience on the recently developed website.

The website includes an easy to use content management system allowing the staff at Bella to update their own menus and other web content.

See bellacucina.co.nz


Ecobob - Green Living Website

  • Custom web design and development
  • Online directory with content management system
  • Database design and development

Ecobob is testimony to the 'longevity' of web projects developed by our team. The site designed and developed as a state-of-the-art 'web 2.0' website back in 2008 to promote eco houses in New Zealand and to promote the use of eco friendly products and services such as solar hot water etc. The website utilises a sophisticated but easy to use content management system, enabling the administrators to easily update all pages without the need to understand HTML or other technical jargon.

At the time of development Ecobob made use of the latest in web technology to give the user a smooth browsing experience, which means that even 11 years later the website continues to provide a responsive user experience. The system was developed to be highly scalable and allows for a large number of users browsing at any one time.

The website uses the Redweb Online Shop technology allowing people to order goods over the internet using secure credit card technology.

Ecobob is one of many custom online directories developed by Redweb including Greenlist, Food With A Story, Viva Eco Africa amoug others.

The technologies used to create Ecobob include Microsoft ASP.NET, MS SQL Server andJavascript.

See ecobob.co.nz

Virtual View

Virtual View - Content Management System (CMS)

  • Custom web design and development
  • Content management system
  • Hosting and support

We worked with Virtual View to come up with a content management solution that met their specific requirements. They wanted to be able to add high quality images to the website as well as maintain a newsletter and the ability to edit other key elements of the site.

The design of the site needed to have high impact to represent the high quality visual elements of their service offering.

See virtualview.co.nz


  • Website design and development
  • Fully custom built administration system
  • Content management system

See Express-Angola.com

Omnui Prototype / Proof of Concept

  • Functional web prototype development
  • Mobile website
  • ASP.NET MVC development
  • Online database design and development

Redweb created a prototype system for Omnui as a proof of contept. The system is a custom online web application including database, mobile friendly site and custom web functionality all developed from the ground up in ASP.NET.

Omnui is a time recording / time banking system being developed into a method for recording the time people spend volunteering with NGO's or helping each other.

Website is no longer online

Along with many, many more projects...

This is just a small sample of our work. We've completed numerous other projects on behalf of advertising agencies and other design based companies.

Contact us now to find out how we can help your business with it's online requirements.

Director / Lead Developer - Carlin Archer

Carlin Archer

Redweb is managed by Carlin Archer, a long time web veteran who has been developing websites and online applications since 1998 - that’s over 21 years experience.

"I personally guarantee your website will be in safe hands with Redweb."
Carlin Archer (Director & Lead Developer)


On 1st April 2016 Redweb merged with digital design company Thompson & Thompson Limited to form Pixlbox Limited. Visit Pixlbox.co.nz to find out more.

Redweb Limited (New Zealand) , Christchurch

021 0881 2004
78 Forfar St, St Albans, Christchurch, New Zealand


Testimonials / Reviews

Steve Thomas “Carlin was presented a series of difficult and somewhat intricate workings to a rebuild on our existing web site that was originally built 14 years ago. Carlin came through shining with his solutions and eventual end product for us. He has now become my right hand man and I would be completely lost without his knowledge, work ethic and his wonderful ability to get the job done on time. I have no hesitation in recommending Carlin for any small or large project.”
MD, Attorneys.co.za
Jan Harrison “Carlin is a passionate advocate of sustainability and a deep thinker who runs a company that offers excellent web site solutions, web promotion, search engine marketing, and online software development.”
Regional Manager, Sustainable Business Network
Simon Dyer “Carlin has been a pleasure to deal with at (Redweb.co.nz) Ecobob - clearly an astute business professional.”
Founder and CEO, 2CLight Co Ltd
Annabel McAleer “I am a big admirer of the work Carlin did as owner of Ecobob and developer of Greenlist, particularly his fantastic ability to build robust online communities. He is passionate about helping others minimise their impact on the planet, and is brilliant at ferretting out homes and businesses that are leading the way. He is a warm, easy-going and cheerful person to deal with.”
, Freelance writing, editing and communications
Rhein Britz “Carlin and Redweb = truly amazing. Carlin built a complete site with database with many other features while we were 15000 km apart! Very professional and reliable. Good work - I reccomend him to all.”
, General Manager at AYTB (Saudi Arabia)
Ian Sanders “I am constantly impressed with the quality of work Carlin has produced, and with the breadth and depth of his experience and work expertise. He is a visionary strategic thinker with a talent for implementing his designs in an effective and timely manner.”
Managing Director at Design for Innovation
Matthew Lamb “I have worked with Carlin a number of times on IT related projects. He is thoughtful and can bring new ideas to the table to produce a professional result.”
Owner of CODEBASE Limited
Alf Walker “Carlin and the Redweb team have worked as a service partner on numerous web build projects for many different types of businesses. We have always found their services to be efficient, technically competent and well within market rates.”
Owner of Zoo Creative Limited
Jeska McNicol “We engaged Carlin to create the EWOF database and web site in 2008. Carlin has a strong interest in sustainabilty so he understood our concept from the first meeting. We were really happy with the final website in particular the background functionality for the administrator. Carlin has continued to provide timely updates to the site and I would recommend him to others.”
Partner at McHugh & Shaw
Amy Cart “I have known Carlin for a number of years. He is hardworking, honest and a delight to spend time with. I have been happy to refer him to my clients and have used him myself.”
Communications professional and company owner
Monica Tattersall “I have worked with Carlin on 2 large projects - I have found him to be very professional to work with and he has developed some great customised web applications. He listens to the client’s requirements and also suggest improvements that will give them an edge.”
Director at WebProjects
Emma Pollard “I have hired Carlin - Redweb on many separate occasions to update our website. I have always found him to be professional and easy to work with. Reasonable fees and on time delivery.”
, Managing Director Virtual View Ltd (3D Visualisation)
“I've had the pleasure of working with Carlin on more than one occasion. I've recommended him to my own clients who've been very happy with the experience and the results. He is fair, honest, experienced and professional in his advice and services. Carlin most recently requested my design services in creating the look and feel to a website he developed. His experience, advice and support elevated the design process resulting in a great site for the customer. On a personal note: Carlin's beliefs, environmental awareness and 'stand up and make a difference by doing something' attitude inspires me every day.”
, Graphic Designer at Leo Loves Design