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.

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

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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
Friday, 08 February 2019 10:55

100% NZ wool for Danish carpets

New Zealand wool has now completely replaced British wool for innovative European carpet manufacturer Ege in its printed carpet process.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 06 February 2019 08:55

Worst wool season in almost 50 years

It's been called the most difficult season in 45 years.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 16 January 2019 13:55

Hemp/wool combo spinning a good yarn

Innovative new products using wool and hemp fibre will be developed under a new partnership between NZ Yarn and Hemp NZ.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 04 December 2018 09:40

World’s first woollen surfboard

Surfboards made of wool are the next front in securing wool’s long-term future for New Zealand’s agricultural sector.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 28 November 2018 10:31

Exhibition draws attention to crossbred wool

Wool technology student Hope Duncan has put together an exhibition on the NZ crossbred industry.

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