Displaying items by tag: wool

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.

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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.

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Wednesday, 06 February 2019 08:55

Worst wool season in almost 50 years

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

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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.

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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.

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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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Thursday, 08 November 2018 11:37

NZ wool for deep-space missions

Auckland wool innovator Lanaco say NASA should determine within about six months whether its wool-based filter technology will be used in the Orion spacecraft for upcoming deep-space exploration missions. 

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Wednesday, 24 October 2018 15:14

NZ wool sews up new deals

Investment in technology and assurance programmes led to Wools of New Zealand (WNZ) becoming the supplier for a new Marks and Spencer (M&S) clothing range, says Rosstan Mazey, WNZ chief executive.

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Tuesday, 02 October 2018 11:55

Merino prices spinning a fine yarn

Merino wool is “very much the talk of the town at the moment,” says PGG Wrightson South Island sales manager Dave Burridge.

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Thursday, 06 September 2018 12:04

Potential for wool progress

With a lot fewer players in the wool industry these days there is a better chance of getting consensus, says NZ Wool Exporters Council president Peter Whiteman.

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