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Campaign for Wool - Auckland and Canterbury Wool Events

Campaign for Wool Aukland and Canterbury Wool Events


The 150th Canterbury A&P Show is in full swing over the next three days (Wednesday to Friday).

The Campaign for Wool Patron HRH The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall will be attending the show on Friday afternoon at 2.35pm. They will be hosted by the Canterbury Show Committee and will be visiting and viewing a number of different events throughout the show.
If you are fortunate enough to be attending this year’s show we hope that you might also be interested in the following wool stands who are flying the banner for the Campaign for Wool:

Wool Advancement Group (WAG)
Located at the west end of the Trade Pavilion (The Riding for the Disabled Pavilion) the Wool Advancement Group have put together a display of wool innovation items – “a smaller scale version of the Auckland event” Including the following exhibitors:

Roger Beattie: First NZ producer of organic certified wool yarn. Always testing new ideas including seaweed.

Cliff Heath: Chairman of Wool Equities Ltd and their new subsidiary, the closed Milton Mills, now re-opened and buying wool to make yarn.

Bev Forrester: Pre-eminent coloured sheep breeders. and operator of a wool shop in England. Bev designs fashion as a hobby and has been accepted for the next Auckland Fashion Show.

Woody Radford: Director, Radford Technologies. Latest innovation – felted yarn used by his son at Radford Rugs (on floor of show stand) and for Beattie’s horse rope.

Jane Shand: A new weaver using only natural undyed wool with the brand name “Jane Henry”.

Eugene O’Sullivan: Fibrescan World leading edge measurement of numerous traits that can now be measured on farm rather than in a laboratory.

Roger Hodgkinson: Deviser of a new art form using dyed wool sliver instead of paint to produce landscapes. This artwork is not for sale but is valued at $1,700.

John Dawson: General Manager of NZWSI who use WRONZ licensed technology to produce beautiful Glacial fibre for rugs.

Glencairn Stud / Mihi Merino
Located on the main walkway you can learn more about stud animals from Glencairn, Mihi merino garments, Exquisitive Blankets, wool coffins and more at this stand.

The New Zealand Merino Company
Merino New Zealand are also proudly flying the Campaign for Wool banner – please do stop by to pick up a Campaign for Wool bumper sticker.

Auckland – Shear Brilliance Event
The Campaign hosted HRH The Prince of Wales Monday, November 12 at Shear Brilliance – a wool showcase at The Cloud, Queens Wharf, Auckland. At the event, Prince Charles proudly wore his New Zealand wool suit and told exhibitors New Zealand is globally recognised for the quality of its wool.
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