News and Media about Wool

Wool course presents wider picture

April 11th, 2022|News Articles|

Cameron Mochrie was in Year 12 at Central Hawkes Bay College in Waipukurau when he was offered the chance to work part time over summer at locally-based Wright Wool, privately-owned wool buyers, brokers and exporters. Although born and raised on the family dairy farm, Cameron saw it as an opportunity to experience first-hand another side of the agricultural sector and […]

New Zealand Farm Assurance Programme (NZFAP)

August 31st, 2021|Campaign For Wool, Information, News Articles|

You may already be aware that the National Council of Wool Interests (INC) have recently been working towards membership for the whole of the NZ wool industry to be a part of the NZFAP. This has successfully been completed and from 1 September 2021 wool that comes from an NZFAP certified farm can be promoted and sold as NZFAP.

Wright Wool […]

Crimped wool secret to luxury pillow

July 20th, 2021|News Articles|

By: Linda Hall, assistant editor for Hawke’s Bay Today. 

There is nothing worse than an uncomfortable pillow. Personally I like mine soft, others like them firm.

Most of us have experienced long nights away from home tossing and turning and cursing for not bringing our own pillow.

So when I heard about the new luxury Wright Wool Pillow I was intrigued.

Based and made […]

Local Focus: Desperately seeking sheep dags in Hawke’s Bay

July 17th, 2021|News Articles|

Daggy wool is in short supply after a dry summer, says Philippa Wright of Wright Wool.

“In Hawke’s Bay last year we were stuck with a pretty bad drought, meaning there wasn’t a lot of food, meaning the animals didn’t produce the dags in the same quantities,” she said.

Wright Wool wants daggy wool because after it is dried […]

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