What happened to the New Zealand First policy of favouring wool in Government procurement contracts?

Published in General News
Wednesday, 11 September 2019 14:55

Championing wool to the world

Telling the story of wool is one of the keys to its resurgence as the global fibre of choice, according to NZ grower owned company Wools of New Zealand.

Published in General News
Friday, 23 August 2019 12:14

Wool’s smell may combat flystrike

An Australian research project has identified compounds in Merino sheep wool that are attractive to blowflies.

Published in Farm Health
Wednesday, 17 July 2019 12:55

Shearing and wool courses

New ‘micro-credentials’ in wool harvesting will help meet a critical need to train shearers and wool handlers, claims Primary ITO chief executive Linda Sissons.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 19 June 2019 13:55

$2b pay off in fine wool shift – NZM

Shifting half of New Zealand’s crossbred wool clip to higher value fine wool contracts could boost the economy by about $2 billion, says NZ Merino Company (NZM) chief executive John Brakenridge.

Published in General News

Every time you wash synthetic clothes, micro fibres of plastic are washed into the waterways, says Devold Wool Direct general manager and member of the International Wool Textile Board, Craig Smith.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 08 May 2019 09:09

More woolly yarns or progress?

The Wool Industry Working Group has found common ground that all players in the industry agree on, says chairman Miles Anderson.

Published in General News

Disruption is happening whether we like it or not, says Dave Maslen, NZ Merino general manager for markets and sustainability.

Published in Agribusiness

Demand for high-end woollen flooring is in resurgence globally, says Cavalier chief executive Paul Alston.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 19 February 2019 10:55

Feds back wool levy

In an irony not lost on free-marketers, Federated Farmers — in which farmer membership is voluntary — supports imposing a compulsory levy on all wool growers.

Published in General News
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