Our Approach

We are communicators - telling stories, building engagement and creating fantastic event memories

We love affecting and influencing the way people think and feel. It's in our DNA - enthusiastically creating memories, telling stories and providing profile, engagement and opportunities to get the most out of life and business.

enthuse was born out of a desire to make a real difference and add value to businesses needing support with their marketing communications, media work and event activities.

Our approach remains the same as it was over 20 years ago – we really do want to make a difference; we want to ensure our clients reach or potentially exceed their potential and enjoy the journey along the way. We love to leave a client in better shape than before our paths crossed – that’s what gets us up in the morning.

We want to be the secret sauce that delivers that enthusiastic spark – at our core we are communicators, storytellers, event professionals and entertainers always looking for a way to break from the norm and deliver things just a bit differently than anybody else.

enthuse has real a passion for communication, creating content & motivating others and we love nothing more than working with other like minded enthusiastic individuals and organisations driven to make a difference and have some fun doing it.

enthusiastic delivery

We love what we do and we want to make sure you do to!

We will want to ensure we understand you and your business – we’ll have to if we want to make a difference. We would hope we become an extension of your team, adding some great value, whether its working on video marketing communications, media strategy, storytelling, creating great content with you or making sure your event is the most memorable and best it can possibly be.

Our Values

Our core values define what’s important to our business and who we are.



for everything we do; it why we get up in the morning. Enthusiasm for our work and for our clients. Live it – breathe it. Enthusiasm drives us to think outside the square and to get done what needs to be done because we know it makes a difference for our clients



delivering the best result quality possible; whether it’s written, spoken, filmed, designed, themed or sung and performed



being completely honest in everything we do; build effective relationships based on mutual respect and trust, delivering to deadlines and achieving results.



our passion is what drives us to work varied hours and go the extra mile. We have a real passion for what we do and the results we achieve.


Innovatively different

we strive to be innovative and different; we are into the business of creating memories and experiences for our clients so we need to be memorable while enjoying the experience.



understand the buck stops with enthuse; being 100% accountable for our actions and services that impact on our clients.



maintain a healthy life work balance



for everyone and every company we work with and for. We respect clients’ needs along with contractors and staff we work with and the venues we operate in. We always say thank you



enjoy what we do. Have fun delivering for our clients while celebrating our own successes


Learn and grow

events and the media landscape change, so we must too. We must learn and strive to grow and do better and continue to stay relevant and innovative

By the numbers


years in business as enthuse

over 30

years of experience in media and events - and thats just John


time NZ entertainment company of the year


happy clients


winner Canterbury Sports event of the year


Hosted media trips to World Pro Tour Cycling event the Santos Tour Down Under with South Australia Tourism


Years as Editor NZ Road Cyclist Magazine (John)


Terms as a Christchurch City Councillor (Aaron)
What makes a company a special place to work isn't determined by the products sold or the service offered. It's determined by the company culture you create.
— John McKenzie - Chief Enthusiast
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