T-Shirt, Uniform

Maker and role
Designer: Nelson City Fresh Choice
Retailer: Kerry Godinet Marketing Ltd (estab. 1999)
Manufacturer: Biz Collection (estab. 1989)
Production date
Mar 2020
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Object Detail

Production place
Nelson/Nelson Region/New Zealand
Men's t-shirt, black, size M, model 10012 "Ice", 100% Cotton 185 grams. Printed on front and back with yellow cartoon face (emoji) wearing white surgical mask with hands facing outwards either side of face. Yellow cartoon bubble writing "Keep / Your / Distance" and hashtag "#stopcoronavirus" printed in red with central letter "o" replaced with yellow virus icon with red diagonal line across it. Originally designed as a wearable sign by an employee of Fresh Choice Nelson grocery store during Stage 4 of the COVID19 pandemic, the design was adapted by Kerry Godinet Marketing Ltd in Christchurch to be applied to a t-shirt. Worn by Fresh Choice staff from April to June 2020.
Object type
Media/materials description
100% Cotton
Media and materials
0 - Whole = Width (mm) = 530mm
0 - Whole = Length (mm) = 590mm
COVID19; COVID-19; Pandemic;
Maker biography

From Kerry Godinet Marking Ltd Website https://kgpromotional.co.nz/about/

Kerry Godinet Marketing Ltd is an established Christchurch based company
providing promotional merchandise and solutions for any occasion.

Established in 1999 by Kerry Godinet, we have steadily built our business
and reputation on top quality and reliable service, and by providing great,
innovative promotional products.

From one-man businesses to large corporate clients, our integrity and fair
pricing structure has ensured long-term relationships continuing to this day.

A policy of total flexibility in ALL aspects of the promotional sector – from
the sourcing of the product through to the final screen-printed/embroidered
product – ensures that your own specific branding requirements are maximised!
From Biz Collection Website https://www.bizcollection.co.nz/aboutbizcollection/nz/

Biz Collection: Who are we?
Biz Collection is a manufacturer and wholesaler of quality uniforms, teamwear and promotional apparel. We are strictly trade only and do not supply direct to the public.

Biz Collection is all about providing coordinated apparel with energy, ideas, variety and styles to suit multiple business or team applications. We supply blank, ‘branding ready’ garments via a network of distributors that service your local area.

Our range of stock service product can be found in New Zealand, Australia, Canada, South Africa and South Pacific markets. Look for our Biz Collection brand of clothing at most Promotional, Corporate Uniform, Team wear or Workwear suppliers.

Biz Collection is an in-house brand of Fashion Biz.
For more information on the Fashion Biz portfolio, visit www.fashionbiz.com

Our Brand Philosophy: In a ‘round about’ way
At Biz Collection we believe ‘what goes around comes around’ – in other words, we believe that by maintaining a consistently high quality and service experience, our customers will keep returning, which in turn affords us the turnover to invest back into bettering our people, our products and our service in return to you.

It’s an honest common-sense philosophy that filters through all aspects of our daily business.

How do we implement our philosophy? By talking to our customers! It’s the best way for us know if we are doing a great job and for us to quickly learn where we can improve. From that very valuable feedback, most of our best ideas are developed. From garment design right through to customer service and warehouse dispatch – we have your interests at heart!

Our Logo: What is it?
The ‘Collar’ symbol – inspired by the shape of a polo collar, this symbolizes the very beginnings of our business which started with manufacturing our first range of polos.

The ‘BIZ’ – links us to our parent company, Fashion Biz. We are proud to be part of the Biz family of brands.

The ‘Collection’ – states exactly what we provide. Simply a great collection of garments designed just for you.

Industry Leaders : 30 Years strong
The Biz Collection brand was originally established in 1989 in New Zealand and our current company headquarters are based in Auckland.

Ahead of the 2000 Sydney Olympics, Biz Collection begins its long term business partnership with agent stockist, Four Seasons Pty Ltd.
Together we can provide 100% distribution covering the east coast and west coast of Australia.

2007 Fast Forward:
Biz Collection has now established three major warehouse distribution centersz based in Auckland, Sydney and Melbourne with a total warehouse capacity of over 23,000m2.
We have grown to employ hundreds of people that help us realise our one-stop-shop vision on a daily basis.

Biz Collection continued its global expansion into Canada with our first northern hemisphere distribution center now established in Burnaby, B.C. We establish a great team of representatives who now service all provinces throughout Canada.

In a distribution partnering with AMROD, South Africa’s leading wholesales of promotional products. Biz Collection brand of apparel is now available in South Africa.
Our New Zealand D.C. expands its premises to include a new state of the art showroom, office spaces and warehouse management system.
We have also expanded our in-house garment testing lab, featuring state of the art equipment to ensure international quality and fabric standards are maintained.
2014: 25th Anniversary year
This year marks a milestone in our business - as a leading industry brand, Biz Collection celebrates its 25th year in the uniform and promotional apparel industry. From humble beginnings, our firm commitment to great stock holdings, speedy delivery, excellent customer service and innovative designs has remained unchanged.
Looking ahead, Biz Collection continues to develop its product repertoire and build on our one-stop-shop philosophy. We proactively invest in our people, internal facilities and D.C. operations always with the aim to improve our supplier service commitment and be best in class.
COVID19 Pandemic Response
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T-Shirt, Uniform. Nelson Provincial Museum Collection: NPM2020.53.1




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