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About Philippa Wright

Campaign for Wool NZ Trustee, Executive CFW Global Managing Director, WrightWool, Waipukarau Executive Member NZWBA. Member National Council of NZ Wool Interests Member of WRONZ Member of IWTO Working Groups

Wool Sheep Welfare

2020-05-15T10:42:57+12:00May 15th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Based on the “Five Freedoms” of the OIE’s Terrestrial Animal Health Code, these Specifications for Wool Sheep Welfare were developed by the wool-growing country members of IWTO.

They reflect the diversity of wool production systems as well as the national legislative animal welfare frameworks of each wool growing country.

Download the IWTO Specifications for Wool Sheep Welfare below…

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WoolOn 2021 Entries Open

2020-05-15T10:28:01+12:00May 15th, 2020|Press Release|

Designers to the ready – WoolOn 2021 entries are set to open!

WoolOn Creative Fashion event is one of New Zealand’s iconic fashion events, encouraging both new and experienced designers to create visual, wearable pieces using New Zealand’s most sustainable wool fibres.

Based in gorgeous Central Otago, WoolOn aims to showcase and develop wool design and artistry in New Zealand. Young designers, […]

THE CAMPAIGN FOR WOOL AND JASMINE HEMSLEY COLLABORATE

2020-04-29T15:30:43+12:00April 29th, 2020|Campaign for Wool|

THE CAMPAIGN FOR WOOL AND JASMINE HEMSLEY COLLABORATE TO ENCOURAGE THE NATION TO KNIT – A PROVEN WAY TO IMPROVE MENTAL HEALTH WHILST LEARNING A NEW SKILL

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  • The Prince of Wales’ Campaign for Wool aims to upskill Brits in these uncertain times releasing a ‘how to start knitting guide’ in collaboration with author, chef and wellness expert Jasmine Hemsley
  • […]

LOVE TO KNIT

2020-04-29T15:17:27+12:00April 29th, 2020|Campaign for Wool|

Taking advantage of the additional time and the engagement of people with new crafts and on-line activities, we wanted to raise the awareness of wool in Hand Knitting and provide instructions on how to take part. Many of the Campaign followers are skilled knitters, but we would like to reach out to a wider audience to introduce and engage new […]

Backing ‘best fibre in the world’

2020-05-08T14:14:18+12:00April 27th, 2020|Press Release|

By Sally Rae 

Long-time wool advocate Craig Smith says his new role as chairman of the National Council of New Zealand Wool Interests is about “championing the cause of wool”.

The council is an association of organisations engaged in the production, testing, merchandising, processing, spinning and weaving of wool and allied fibres.

Mr Smith, who is general manager of Devold Wool Direct, […]

Wool Fibres Readily Biodegrade in Marine Environments, Study Confirms

2020-04-06T09:45:24+12:00April 6th, 2020|Press Release|

BRUSSELS, 27 MARCH 2020 – What happens to textile fibres once they enter freshwater systems and the sea? It’s a question that received scant attention until the recent rise of concern over microfibres.  

A substantial body of research firmly establishes how wool biodegrades on land, but far less was understood of its behaviour in the aquatic environment – until now.

HRH The Prince of Wales visit to NZ

2020-01-24T15:39:36+13:00January 24th, 2020|News Release, Uncategorized|

His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales, during his visit to New Zealand met with Campaign For Wool Trustees including wool growers and Industry representatives at an event in Auckland on Tuesday 19th November  2019, the first of a series of global celebrations leading up to the tenth anniversary of the Campaign for Wool in 2020.

“The Campaign […]

The magic of wool

2020-01-24T15:32:55+13:00January 24th, 2020|Press Release, Uncategorized|

Advertorial from the Air New Zealand Koru Magazine and North & South Magazine.

Wool is not only durable and sustainable, it changes the atmosphere of your environment. Stephen McDougall reminds us not to be fleeced by alternatives.

Witnessing melted plastic in the aftermath of a fire was enough to convince architect Stephen McDougall (left) that wool was the way
of the future.

“Everything was petroleum-based, from […]

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