*The small Sign & Design Studio with the BIG reputation!*
  • Digital Imaging & Design
  • Graphic Designers
  • Vehicles (Fleet Marking)
  • Shop & Footpath Signs
  • illuminated Signs
  • Computer-cut Signs Graphics
  • Promotional Banners
  • Digital Printing
  • Traditional Hand Crafted Signs
  • Footpath & Display Signs
  • Routed Timber Signs
  • Gold Lead Work

Locally Owned and Operated Kaiapoi Award Winning one stop Sign shop!


About Us

Lynda Whitehead is a Fully Qualified Signwriting Artist with over 40 years experience in the sign industry.

After serving her apprenticeship in Auckland, Lynda Whitehead returned back to her home town and established Whitehead Signs in 1975. In 2006 the business was re-located to North Canterbury and for us this is now home. Whitehead Signs is a national award-winning sign company and has become well known for quality of workmanship and excellent service.

In 2012 and in response for the demand for graphic design services the word Design was added to our name. With over 40 years of experience in the industry Lynda has the knowledge and expertise to supply a sign solution for every application. From hands on brushwork through to digital media and design. Of interest; Lynda is involved with a number of local and Canterbury service organisations and prefers to shop where she works in North Canterbury.

From inspiration to installation!

Our Services

Qualified signwriters

Signwriting. From hands on brush work to digital media and design we cover it all. We specialize in hand rendered brush work like surface gilding of honors board and pinstriping of vintage and hotrod vehicles. We also supply and applicate computer cut graphics for temporary coreflute signs or high-performance vinyl media for more permanent ones on ACM sheet. Additionally, we supply signage for commercial vehicles and boats etc. With the advancement of technology, we also design and print on digital media so the possibilities are endless.

Other Services

For a number of years Whitehead Signs and Design have been supplying clients and companies with timber routered signs. These are especially popular with home owners who live on a lifestyle block, farmers who wish to add an extra touch to their farm or stud and housing developers who are looking for something a little more out of the ordinary to brand a subdivision. Timber sign don’t have to be just a boring straight engrave but can be produced dimensionally and with colour. We have won awards for our work in this field.

Graphic Design

Graphic Design is a progression of what we do as a complete sign supplier. At Whitehead Signs and Design, we will always supply you with a layout of the finished product prior to production, in this way you can be assured of satisfaction with the end result. Because of our experience with lettering and layout we are able to combine these talents also to produce attractive layouts and presentations for your business cards, leaflets and flyers. We also design letterheads and put the finishing touches to a boring CV.

Our Portfolio


Contact Us

86 Fuller St
Kaipoi, NZ 7630
New Zealand
Mobile: 021 720 594
Email: lynda@whiteheadsigns.co.nz


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