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Wool education takes out-of-box approach

This article was posted on farmersweekly.co.nz June 26 2018

A wool promotion using modified shipping containers in schools is in hot demand.

The Wool Shed inspires students to be creative and curious about new uses for an abundant, natural and locally produced fibre.

Project manager Vicki Linstrom said kids are keen to learn about a biodegradable, sustainable product […]

By |2018-06-28T10:21:17+12:00June 28th, 2018|Blog|

Stuff: Shed serves up lessons on value of wool

This article was posted on stuff.co.nz at 09:32, June 26 2017

No matter who is crowned champion at Wimbledon, New Zealand wool is a star performer on centre court every year.

Good crimp characteristics give wool more bounce than synthetic alternatives, making it the obvious choice to cover the 54,000 tennis balls used at the sport’s glamour event.

To […]

By |2017-06-27T12:39:49+12:00June 26th, 2017|Blog|

Wool concept shoe by Emma Warren

Industrial designer Emma Warren was recently announced runner up of the National James Dyson Award. The James Dyson Award celebrates the next generation of design engineers’ innovative solutions to todays problems. Emma’s project investigates the challenge of simplifying the complex New Zealand woolen system along with forming a solution to the dying footwear industry. Her […]

By |2017-05-22T12:49:54+12:00November 3rd, 2015|Blog|