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Lord of the Links
Kaynemaile's inception was on the film set of The Lord of The Rings trilogy where Kayne Horsham produced a polypropylene version of chainmail to cut down on weight. The name ‘Kayne’s-mail’ was given to the mesh by Viggo Mortensen (Aragorn), and the name stuck!
Today Kaynemaile is a global leader in specialised architectural mesh applications that can be found on building exteriors and interiors all over the world.
Over 80% of their income is now generated through export. A pretty incredible achievement for a local business in Petone!
“One of our latest large scale international projects is the massive wave facade for the Lawson Lane campus in Silicon Valley. It has already won 2 prestigious global awards in engineering and sustainability.” says founder Kayne Horsham, pictured.
Martinborough-based Palliser Estate Wines is a sustainable vineyard and winery, recently awarded a Best in Show at the prestigious Decanter World Wine Awards.
With 3 of 6 vineyards Biogro certified organic, they’re on track to reach 100% organic management by 2025.
“We are evolving our business model, prioritizing quality over quantity, focusing on our Single Vineyard and Estate wines,” says chief executive, Pip Goodwin, pictured with winemaker & viticulturist Guy McMaster
“With export sales up 38% across our 26 markets, and an increasing $/case, there is some evidence of growing global demand for sustainable NZ fine wine
Palliser’s ethos includes: kaitiakitanga, with a focus on organics; a sustainable, premium business model; and contributing to community and economy.
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