Ailne (pronounced Allnah) is one of the most highly respected media people in Hawkes Bay and has been involved with web design and digital development since 2000. In 2004 Ailne founded web design agency xplore.net in Napier.
Originally from Ireland, Ailne has an extensive media background working in media production for R.T.E (The National Television Company of Ireland) and Lites Promotions (Dublin) marketing international brands Bank in Ireland, Smirnoff and Guinness. In NZ she has worked with national brands ACC and Pacific Retail Finance.
Ailne has travelled extensively. Artists and architects inspire her - Gaudi, Dali and Hieronymus Bosch and the Art Deco master Gustav Klimt are personal favourites. Digital media and a passion for art and design were the driving forces behind a recent project offering contemporary, art deco luxury accommodation in the heart of Napier – www.thedome.co.nz
Ailne has a Bachelors Degree in Applied New Media Business from the Institute of Technology Tallaght,(1995); and a Diploma in Media and Print Journalism from Dun Laoghaire Senior Collage, Ireland (1996).