Kono is an associated business of Wakatu Incorporation, a special entity rich in history and at the forefront of Maori enterprise. Based in Nelson, our owners descend from the Maori tribes of - Ngati Koata, Ngati Rarua, Ngati Tama and Te Atiawa. At Kono we utilise our assets of land and sea in a manner akin to the Maori values of our owners. These values are: Manaakitanga, Kaitiakitanga, Rangatiratanga and Whanaungatanga. 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.