Brock Cooley puts the seal on a great season

Wellington driver Brock Cooley put the seal on a successful season with another round win at the finale of the BNT NZ Touring Car Series at Pukekohe Park Raceway. Cooley had already won the title prior to the final round but made a real statement by taking another round win, his fourth of the series. After sealing the title at the penultimate round at Manfeild in February Cooley said that he wanted end the championship on a high and win the final round, something he had not done previously at … [Read more...]

First-time entrepreneurs’ new business venture

Whangarei (February 29, 2016) – SPEEDY SIGNS, New Zealand’s largest sign franchise, announce Craig and Margaret Palmer as the new owners of the Whangarei store on 103 Cameron Street. Before joining the Speedy Signs group, Craig Palmer worked in the corporate sector for the last 30 years as a Senior Manager for brands including Telecom New Zealand, Whangarei District Council, Steel & Tube Ltd, and Fletcher Building. Craig’s last 18 years were in the roof manufacturing industry, … [Read more...]

Speedy Signs Apprentice Wins Industry Gold

Creativity and problem solving are highlights of the job for award-winning signmaker, Barry Vincent, of Speedy Signs, Rotorua. Barry won a Gold Medal at the NZ Sign & Display Awards in 2012 as 1st equal apprentice with Tor Crowden. Barry enjoys being creative and seeing the project through from start to finish. “The trade has become very commercial compared to the days of paint and a brush,” he says. “I find myself having bigger challenges in the sense that customers expect … [Read more...]

Business Makeover Promotion Winners

Rebranding can seem terrifying for small businesses with less capacity for risk taking however rebranding or refreshing signage isn’t only for the large corporates. There are many benefits received from completing a review of business branding including competitive advantage, stimulating growth, and promotes innovation. Today’s post recognises the winners of our recent national promotion who intimately understand the benefits upgrading signage has on business. Earlier this year we ran a … [Read more...]


Wellington Touring Car driver Brock Cooley has made a great start to the BNT NZ Touring Car Series. Cooley raced to his debut race win in the category plus two second placings in the Speedy Signs Falcon at the opening round of the series at the Taupo Motorsport Park over the weekend and leaves Taupo second in the TL Class of the series, just 8 points off the lead. The Wellingtonian was on the pace from the very first test session on Saturday morning when he was second fastest in the TL … [Read more...]

New Speedy Signs Ownership in Wellington Central

TE ARO, Wellington (June 3, 2015) – SPEEDY SIGNS, New Zealand’s largest sign franchise, announces James and Sarah Abaniel are now the new owners of the Wellington Central store on 271 – 277 Willis Street. Before becoming Speedy Signs franchsiees, the Abaniels had been living and working in Sydney since 2007 after Sarah was relocated by her employer, Reckitt Benckiser, a global FMCG company.  Sarah‘s position was Senior Brand Manager and she worked across a number of brands including Finish, … [Read more...]

Speedy Signs Manukau, Top 10 in the World!

Speedy Signs Manukau has been announced as one of the Top 10 stores within its international franchise. The signage company, owned by Bruce and Lynette Hopkins, ranked 7th place worldwide as they achieved more than $2 million in earnings in 2014. Grant Archibald, CEO of Speedy Signs, says that the group has a number of high calibre owners. “Speedy Signs has a distinguished group of extraordinary franchisees who work closely with their customers to help grow their business. Bruce and Lynette … [Read more...]

Speedy Signs Rotorua Celebrate Success at Industry Awards

Company’s award sign of a job well done Owners of Speedy Signs Rotorua are celebrating after winning their 5th award from the signage industry’s annual premiere event. Co-owners Richard Haigh and Darren Burborough entered a project for Rotorua District Council into the New Zealand Sign and Display Association’s (NZSDA) annual event, and were recognised for their excellent work for the fifth year running. This event acknowledges outstanding work from the industry’s best, and has become a … [Read more...]

Race Day with Brock Cooley Motorsport

‘It was the best day of my life’ says one of the winners from the Race Day that happened earlier this month. Three clients were able to commute to the Manfield Raceway in Palmerston North and be a part of the Brock Cooley Motorsport Team in the pit, and speed around the track in the Speedy Car. ITM in New Plymouth and Red Wolf from Hutt Valley, Wellington, were the lucky winners of the awesome day out. Speedy Signs is proud to be supporting Brock Cooley Motorsport and are excited about … [Read more...]

Win a Hot Lap With Brock Cooley Motorsport

UPDATE: Brock Cooley Motorsport Unable to Race in South Island Due to mechanical issues the team at Brock Cooley Motorsport have decided they’re unable to go ahead with scheduled races in the South Island. This is unfortunate however it is the nature of racing. Customers from any South Island stores are eligible and welcome to enter any of the North Island races draw, however we appreciate this will drastically extend winners commute. Visit your local Speedy Signs store for more … [Read more...]