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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Winter 2017 Newsletter

July 18, 2017 11:23 am

Take a look at our Winter 2017 Newsletter, where you can read up about Just Shorn® taking their wool to the world, the new wool store in Timaru, and the lastest wool market report. Download our latest newsletter here  

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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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