Booking the Wool Shed

You can see and feel the different stages of shorn New Zealand wool when The Wool Shed visits your school. It’s a converted shipping container packed with woolly resources.

North Island

The Wool Shed is booked out for 2018, so far this year we have visited eleven North Island schools. We are on the road again in 2019 and are accepting bookings for Terms 1 – 4. We have a few weeks available in Term 1 + 2 in 2019. If your school would like us to visit please book early.

South Island

The Wool Shed experience is now available to South Island schools. Our second Wool Shed had its official launch at Aparima College in Riverton in April this year.  We are now fully booked for 2018 for the South Island Wool Shed and are now accepting bookings for the 2019 school year. We have confirmed bookings for Term 1 + 2 in 2019, with a few spare weeks available.  If your school would like us to visit please book early.

Now is the time to secure a visit to your school in 2019, by completing the following booking form. We will come back to you with updates and delivery information once travel dates are confirmed.

The Wool Shed – North Island – Red
The Wool Shed – South Island – Blue

Register your interest here

Let us know where in the school community you fit - i.e. Principal, Deputy, H.O.D, Teacher, Parent, B.O.T

This helps us plan our schedule for each term, while we try to meet your requested time, we can't guarantee that we can meet every request.


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Things to note

Thanks to our generous sponsor PGG Wrightson Wool, The Wool Shed comes to your school at no charge.

The Wool Shed will remain at your school for one to two weeks.

Visiting The Wool Shed

The Wool Shed is designed for intermediate students but teachers are welcome to share the experience with other students as well. Parents and community are also welcome, if you wish to open The Wool Shed up to them.

We recommend nine students and a teacher visit at any time. It’s a small space and we think a small group will be able to effectively share resources. Please do not have the children in The Wool Shed without adult supervision.

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The world would be a better place wrapped in wool.

Back as far as 1480, wool has been used in tennis balls and many tennis balls sold today have a wool felt coating – usually green – including those used at Wimbledon. This gives them bounce and the ability to absorb and release water. It just goes to show wool has many applications.