NZ Yarn welcomes Hemp New Zealand as new strategic partner

December 14, 2018 11:02 am

NZ Yarn Ltd, a world-leading producer of New Zealand wool yarns for the global soft flooring market, is pleased to announce a major new strategic shareholder and business partner: Hemp New Zealand Ltd. Under the agreement, Hemp New Zealand has acquired a 15% interest in NZ Yarn, with the objective of installing a hemp fibre processing facility within the NZ…

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CP Wool announces exclusive partnership to distribute NZ wool carpets in the US

October 10, 2018 4:08 pm

Premium New Zealand wool carpets and rugs will soon be available to thousands more US consumers under a new distribution partnership between Carrfields Primary Wool (CP Wool) and J Mish Mills.Under the agreement, leading carpet business J Mish will design and manufacture carpets and rugs from yarn grown and spun in New Zealand. The products will then be distributed throughout the US via J…

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Wool Sale, 28 March 2018

March 28, 2018 3:32 pm

At today’s wool sale the small offering of good colour XBD fleece wools were 2.5% cheaper while good quantities of poor colour were unchanged. XBD 2nd shear wools both good and poor colour were generally unchanged. 1st lambs 29 micron were 1% dearer, 30 micron and 31 micron were 1 to 2% cheaper. 2nd lambs were generally 5% dearer. 2nd…

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CP Wool Summer Newsletter 2017

December 19, 2017 10:12 am

Take a look at our latest newsletter. Read up on New Zealand farmers taking merino wool to Italy, a new wool rep for the Wairarapa, and the latest market reports.  See the full version here

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Wool Sale 26 October 2017

October 27, 2017 8:31 am

Market Report: A superb offering of fine wool was the highlight of today’s wool sale. Prices were in some cases extreme with competition well spread over all micron categories. With increased demand for sound, good-length wool buyers were competing strongly as the season for fine wool comes to an end. With the depreciating currency of approximately 3% we saw crossbred prices…

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Spring Newsletter 2017

October 17, 2017 10:20 am

Take a look at our Spring 2017 newsletter. You can read up about Just Shorn® rugs artwork competitions, NZ Yarn’s comeback and the Timaru Wool store grand opening. Download the full version here

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Dennis Wakely retires

July 24, 2017 1:38 pm

After spending 47 years in the wool industry, Dennis Wakely is retiring. He penned together a brief account of his days spent in an industry he has dedicated himself to. After my dad spoke to Wally Drew at the Dannevirke A&P Show in February 1969, an interview followed (with me in my school uniform). I started working at AWE (Associated…

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New Timaru wool store

July 24, 2017 1:37 pm

The Christchurch Wool Store has been re-located to a new facility in Timaru. With ongoing costs associated with the Christchurch based wool store along with increased logistical issues operating an agricultural business in a metropolitan city, a decision was made to relocate to a more central location. Timaru was identified as a key location because of its rural base city…

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