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Responsibly grown NZ wool blazes a new trail

Thursday, 11 October 2018, 9:55 am | Wools of New Zealand

Responsibly grown New Zealand wool blazes a new trail UK retail giant Marks & Spencer (M&S) has become one of the first major clothing retailers to launch a menswear range with wool certified under the global Responsible Wool Standard (RWS). ... More >>

Significant Strength Added to Wools of New Zealand Board

Thursday, 10 August 2017, 11:32 am | Wools of New Zealand

Three new appointments to the Board of Wools of New Zealand send a clear message about the drive to do everything possible to accelerate the company’s strategy to deliver sustainable profitable returns for grower shareholders. More >>

Wools of New Zealand well set for end of grower-funding

Thursday, 11 August 2016, 4:53 pm | Wools of New Zealand

Wools of New Zealand well set for end of grower-funding Wools of New Zealand (WNZ) Chairman Mark Shadbolt says the company is making strong commercial progress with an expected maiden profit for the 2016 financial year. Shadbolt was responding to ... More >>

New technologies a paradigm shift for strong wool

Tuesday, 24 November 2015, 12:25 pm | Wools of New Zealand

In a move to improve the returns of New Zealand strong wool growers, Wools of New Zealand (WNZ) has entered into a commercial agreement with The Merino Company (TMC), to acquire the exclusive global rights to an innovative scour and dying process providing ... More >>

New Commitment programme for Wools of New Zealand

Thursday, 13 November 2014, 2:58 pm | Wools of New Zealand

Wools of New Zealand has rolled out an annual wool commitment programme for its growers which it believes is an industry first. More >>

Give other options a ‘WIRL’ – Wools of New Zealand

Friday, 5 September 2014, 1:49 pm | Wools of New Zealand

Wool research behind the farm gate was important but needed to be attached to work already being undertaken in the wool industry, says Wools of New Zealand in its wool levy position paper released today. More >>

D2S ‘growing at a rate of knots’

Thursday, 10 April 2014, 1:02 pm | Wools of New Zealand

Wool growers have rallied behind Wools of New Zealand ‘s Direct-to-Scour (D2S) spot market sales option. More >>

Direct-to-Scour (D2S) ‘growing at a rate of knots’

Thursday, 10 April 2014, 1:01 pm | Wools of New Zealand

Wool growers have rallied behind Wools of New Zealand's Direct-to-Scour (D2S) spot market sales option. Launched in October last year, volumes under D2S are doubling month on month and have now reached around 350,000 kgs, with annualised volumes expected ... More >>

Stable wool pricing needed – Wools of New Zealand

Thursday, 31 October 2013, 6:20 pm | Wools of New Zealand

At an estimated average production cost of $4.50/kilo of greasy wool, cross bred wool growers have had only two years of profitable returns over the past decade, continuing a 30-year downward cycle. More >>

How Lambs are helping Hector’s dolphins

Wednesday, 18 September 2013, 3:01 pm | Wools of New Zealand

Collaboration between Wools of New Zealand, Banks Peninsula wool growers and leading international fabric company, Camira Fabrics UK, is having a positive spin off - funding and support for the critically endangered Hector’s dolphin. More >>

Shear size counts with record wool rug

Tuesday, 17 September 2013, 9:41 am | Wools of New Zealand

A giant 1,018 m² rug made with more than 3,000 kilograms of pure New Zealand wool is headed for the Guinness Book of Records as the largest single piece rug ever made. More >>

Wools of New Zealand Appoints New CEO

Friday, 14 June 2013, 11:02 am | Wools of New Zealand

Wools of New Zealand Limited is pleased to announce the appointment of Ross Townshend as its new Chief Executive Officer. The appointment follows the successful capitalisation of Wools of New Zealand completed in March of this year and is in line with the company’s ... More >>

Wools Of New Zealand Closes Capital Raise

Thursday, 28 February 2013, 10:41 am | Wools of New Zealand

Wools Of New Zealand Closes Capital Raise Wools of New Zealand has closed its capital raise with more than 700 applications for shares totalling approximately $6 million, representing approximately 14.5 million kilograms of annual strong wool production ... More >>

Wools of New Zealand crosses the $5 million threshold

Tuesday, 19 February 2013, 6:17 pm | Wools of New Zealand

New Zealand’s wool growers have taken some important steps towards a more united and profitable future with enough supporting the $5 million capital raising threshold needed by Wools of New Zealand (WONZ) to establish a farmer-owned strong wool sales ... More >>

Green light for Wools of NZ as it reaches first threshold

Tuesday, 19 February 2013, 3:22 pm | Wools of New Zealand

Wools of New Zealand announced today that it has achieved the minimum threshold of $5 million necessary to proceed with establishing a 100% strong wool grower-owned sales and marketing company. More >>

Wools of New Zealand Position to Date

Thursday, 20 December 2012, 10:08 am | Wools of New Zealand

Wools of New Zealand Position to Date Following the announcement to extend the Wools of New Zealand Prospectus on Friday 14 December the directors wish to provide the outcome of the Wools of New Zealand capital raise so far. More >>

Wools of New Zealand Extends Offer Deadline

Monday, 17 December 2012, 6:04 pm | Wools of New Zealand

Wools of New Zealand has extended the deadline for its share offer to wool growers to 5:00 pm, 25 February 2013 to ensure growers have been given as much time as possible to consider and connect to the offer. The directors are committed and determined ... More >>

Commitment needed by wool growers on future

Wednesday, 5 December 2012, 3:15 pm | Wools of New Zealand

A key objective of Wools of New Zealand is to build the company, evolving within five years to be a fully commercial grower-owned sales and marketing business. More >>

Carpet Range Linked To Single Farm A World First

Thursday, 17 November 2005, 2:20 pm | Wools of New Zealand

For the first time, the concept of traceability back to an individual farm has been extended to the area of wool carpet. More >>

 

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