Kono is an associated business of Wakatū Incorporation, a special entity rich in history and at the forefront of Māori enterprise.Based in Nelson, our owners descend from the Māori tribes of – Ngāti Koata, Ngāti Rārua, Ngāti Tama and Te Ātiawa.At Kono we utilise our assets of land and sea in a manner akin to the Māori values of our owners.These values are: Manaakitanga, Kaitiakitanga, Rangatiratanga and Whanaungatanga.
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Kono is a premium New Zealand food and beverage company. We employ over 300 staff, farm over 530 hectares of land and sea, and export to over 25 countries throughout the world.
We have three sectors:
Kono Beverages - wine
Kono Seafood - mussels, oysters and lobster
Kono Horticulture - apples, pears, kiwifruit and hops
And, are based in the Top of the South Island of New Zealand:
- Orchards - Motueka
- Vineyards - Nelson and Marlborough
- Mussel farms - Marlborough Sounds
- Seafood processing factory - Blenheim
- Offices - Nelson, Blenheim and Motueka
Our food and beverages encapsulate the pure taste of Aotearoa, New Zealand.
Kono was developed in 2011 and consolidated all of the food and beverage businesses of Wakatū. Kono employs more than 250 staff, farms over 500 hectares of land and sea, and exports to more than 25 countries around the world. The focus is on producing high quality wine, fruit and seafood.
He aha te mea nui o te ao? He tangata. He tangata. He tangata.
What is most important in the world? It is people. It is people. It is people.
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