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Rachel Taulelei

Rachel Taulelei



Ngati Raukawa, Ngati Rarua, Ngati Koata

Rachel was recently appointed the Chief Executive of Kono NZ LP, a premium food and beverage company based in Nelson and employing 300 staff. Kono operates across the seafood, beverages, horticultural and manufacturing sectors. She is the founder of Yellow Brick Road Limited, a Wellington company that specialises in supplying quality seafood direct into restaurants throughout New Zealand. YBR was recently purchased by Kono. Rachel is a Board Trustee on the Sir Peter Blake Trust and the Wellington Regional Stadium Trust, and is an independent director on Central Otago lamb supply company, Headwaters NZ. She is also the Chair of the Wellington Culinary Events Trust which governs the popular Wellington On A Plate annual festival and sits on Westpacs External Sustainable Business Panel