MATA handcrafted premium beers are brewed by Aotearoa Breweries NZ Ltd who are passionate about developing beers that have unique New Zealand flavours.

All MATA Premium Handcrafted beers are GENUINELY PURE and NATURAL. No preservatives or additives are used. Brewed with malt from New Zealand, Britain and Germany, yeast sourced from the USA and New Zealand hops. All MATA beers are brewed using 100% pure artesian water which is sourced specially from a local acquifer and transported to the brewery.


Awarded best emerging BOP business at the 2007 Sustainable Business Network awards

Member of Sustainable business network NZ (SBN NZ)

Aotearoa Breweries have been committed since day one to doing what we can to help achieve a brighter environment for the future Intitiatives include but are not limited to:

  • 4 pack carton board printed using soy based inks on FSC (forest stewardship council) certified board ensuring it comes from sustainable forestry
  • Waste board from the 4 pack manufacturing process is utilised by converting into tourist
    cards and business cards
  • Table talkers for restaurants printed using FSC paper and soy based inks
  • Spent grain from brewing collected by local pig farmer & used for animal feed


MATA Beers are Brewed & Bottled at 57 Onslow St, Kawerau, Aotearoa, New Zealand. The area is surrounded by stunning ranges, vast forestry and abundant lakes, rivers and the renowned Tarawera Falls