March 30, 2017 10:19 am

Take a look at our Autumn 2017 Newsletter, where you can read about  CP Wool taking on North America with the revamped Just Shorn® carpet brand; our wool market report and snapshots from events around the country. Download our latest newsletter here.  

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Carrfields Primary Wool taking on North America with revamped Just Shorn® carpet brand

February 17, 2017 9:49 am

Carrfields Primary Wool (CP Wool) is stepping up its efforts to bring premium New Zealand wool carpet into the homes of North Americans, under its newly-redeveloped Just Shorn® brand. Craig Carr, Managing Director at Carrfields Ltd, said CP Wool has identified a “tremendous opportunity” to increase the size of the market for wool carpet among United States consumers, and has…

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Summer 2016 Newsletter

December 12, 2016 1:08 pm

Read our Summer 2016 Newsletter, where we take a look at the CP Wool head office facelift; newly appointed Managing Director in North America; Wool market report and snapshots from events around the country. Download latest newsletter here. 

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World shearing champs

December 12, 2016 10:48 am

In February 2017, more than 30 countries will line up to compete in the World Shearing Champs in Invercargill’s  ILT Stadium, Southland. Competitors from countries such as Mongolia, England, Switzerland, South Africa, and Japan have completed their entries and the New Zealand team was recently selected at the Canterbury A&P Show. Organising committee chairman Tom Wilson said he was delighted…

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New Zealand remains top dog

December 12, 2016 10:46 am

The New Zealand Sheep Dog Trial Association test team took out a clean sweep at the Trans Tasman Test Series in Northam, Western Australia in early October. This wins means the New Zealand team retains the Wayleggo Cup for the third consecutive year. All team members performed extremely well in the first test to beat the Australians by 100 points…

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NZ Yarn North America Business Development

December 12, 2016 10:43 am

Currently nearly all NZ Yarns’ sales are to carpet makers in Australia. This makes the business largely dependent on the state of the building cycle in Australia and an over exposure to the AUD:NZD currency cross rate. Therefore, NZ Yarn has a clear strategic imperative to not only grow sales with existing customers in Australia but to actively grow sales…

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Krista Eliason announced as Managing Director, CP Wool North America

December 12, 2016 10:40 am

Carrfields Primary Wool is gearing up for increased expansion into the U.S. and Canada and have announced that Krista Eliason is our new Managing Director, Carrfields Primary Wool, North America (CPW, NA). The position was created for Krista to manage the projected growth into this market. Krista comes to this new role with a rich background in the industry. She…

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Message from CP Wool Chairman

December 12, 2016 10:19 am

Without dwelling too long on the current wool price and trends we do need to acknowledge that we sheep and beef farmers are in for another tight year financially. At least Mother Nature is being more generous with spring rainfall around the country. The very same Mother Nature, however, has delivered another brutal blow to our friends in Marlborough and…

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Winter 2016 Newsletter

August 10, 2016 8:23 am

Read our Winter Newsletter, we take a look at the CP Wool strengthening the team; NZ  Yarn appointing a new CEO; the first release of the CP Wool corporate carpet,  Wool Market trends and some snapshots from events around the country.   CP Wool Newsletter Winter 2016 Hi Q

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Kiwis in charge at Corwen

July 25, 2016 9:12 am

New Zealand shearers John Kirkpatrick and Rowland Smith have had a dramatic and triumphant end to their CP Wool UK tour by winning the final test against Wales and finishing first and second in a hectic-paced Corwen Shears Open final. The test match result on Saturday (UK time) was an important victory, preventing a home-team cleansweep after rivals Ian Jones…

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