Plain language writing and editing

We’re well known in New Zealand for our expertise and care. We’ll use our way with words to give your readers a sense of ease, connection, and trust. We know plain language inside out and how best to apply it in your context.

We can help at any stage in the writing process

Wherever your words are up to, we can help. Get us to:

If you’re stuck with a tricky document, we can rework it to improve its clarity and reading ease.

What you’ll get

  • Crystal-clear messages
  • Information structured to guide your readers
  • Language and tone that suits your audience and purpose
  • A concise, easy-to-follow writing style
  • Polished, error-free writing

We’ll take care of your words as if they were our own

Before we write or edit, we consult to understand the needs of your audience, the nature of your material, and the outcomes you need to achieve. We’ll keep you involved, take in your feedback, and work to your deadlines. Your words are safe with us.

Other writing and editing services we offer

To help you track the benefits of a rewrite or edit, we can measure the writing quality before and after.

We’re also happy to:

  • create templates for your letters and reports
  • write exemplar documents to guide your team
  • create writing guidelines for your workplace that cover style, voice, and tone.

What our clients say

I am much happier with this document now. It is less dense, much easier to navigate and an easier read.

Marama Parore
Te Rau Matatini

You were able to review, edit and return pages to us very quickly while the quality of suggestions for (and edits to) the content has been very high.

Douglas Pink
Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment

A big thank you for your work on the paper. We are very pleased with the draft you have returned to us.

Richard Fraser
Ministry for Primary Industries

I am really happy with the changes that have been made, particularly around the structure and ease with which somebody can now pick up the document and find what they are after.

Krystle Kalivati
Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment