Deadly Ponies was founded at a time when local leather manufacturers were closing their doors. This upheaval in the industry helped afford Liam the ability to bring his vision to life. Determined to reinvigorate leather manufacturing, he bought the old machinery and put together an in-house production team of highly talented and skilled leather craftsmen.
Ten years on this team has grown and evolved. The cornerstone of our production process is about adapting traditional manufacturing values and techniques to be flexible and resilient in an ever-changing, modern environment. We still proudly make the majority of our iconic handbags in our Auckland workroom, using the highest quality New Zealand leathers we can source.