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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.
New Zealand wool has now completely replaced British wool for innovative European carpet manufacturer Ege in its printed carpet process.
Innovative new products using wool and hemp fibre will be developed under a new partnership between NZ Yarn and Hemp NZ.
Surfboards made of wool are the next front in securing wool’s long-term future for New Zealand’s agricultural sector.
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.
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.
Merino wool is “very much the talk of the town at the moment,” says PGG Wrightson South Island sales manager Dave Burridge.