Video | Agriculture | Confidence | Economy | Energy | Employment | Finance | Media | Property | RBNZ | Science | SOEs | Tax | Technology | Telecoms | Tourism | Transport | Search

 


NZ Campaign Signs 2 Year Contract with Campaign for Wool


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

New Zealand Campaign Signs Two Year Contract with Global Campaign for Wool

Waikato, New Zealand - February 12, 2013 - The Campaign for Wool New Zealand has just signed a further two year contract with the global Campaign for Wool.

National Council of New Zealand Wool Interests, who manages the campaign, has endorsed the international plan focused on the concentrated global populations in the Northern Hemisphere, principally in Europe, USA and Asia.

Chairman, Stephen Fookes said, "The patronage of HRH Prince of Wales and other members of the Royal family has provided a huge boost to the aim of creating a wool renaissance globally. We are now starting to see real evidence of increased demand at the consumer end, and this must eventually flow back to wool growers”.

While the base funding for the campaign is collected by wool brokers and wool merchants from growers sale lots, the wool grower owned, Primary Wool Cooperative, has provided financial support to the Campaign for Wool for its administration, as part of its reinvestment policy for industry good activities.

This has allowed the Campaign to structure its administrative and social media resources to capitalise on the success of the global Campaign for Wool programme, as well as roll out some specific New Zealand initiatives.

New Zealand representative for the Campaign for Wool, Stephen Fookes, said “Without the generous donation from Primary Wool Cooperative we would not have been able to capitalise on the expanding activities of the international programme. Primary Wool Cooperative shareholders have been extremely generous in taking the initiative to provide this essential administrative support”.
The Campaign for Wool is a global community of sheep farmers, retailers, designers, manufacturers and wool lovers united by patron His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales.The Campaign for Wool aims to educate about the incredible benefits and versatility of wool in fashion, furnishings and everyday life. This in turn, supports many small businesses and local farmers whose livelihoods depend on the wool industry around the world. To learn more about the campaign in New Zealand visit www.campaignforwool.co.nz , supporting Brand Partners as well as the up to date Campaign Blog.

END

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Business Headlines | Sci-Tech Headlines

 

Statistics: Dairy And Travel Still Our Largest Export Earners

New Zealand earned $2.3 billion more from exports than we spent on imports during the year ended June 2015... total exports of goods and services were $67.5 billion, while total imports were $65.1 billion. More>>

ALSO:

Approval: Air New Zealand And Air China Launch New Alliance Route

Air New Zealand and Air China have today launched joint sales for a new daily direct service between Auckland and Beijing after receiving approval from New Zealand Minister of Transport Hon Simon Bridges to form a strategic alliance. More>>

ALSO:

Money Trading: FX Trader Jin Yuan Finance Warned Over Lack Of Monitoring

Jin Yuan Finance, an Auckland-based foreign exchange trader, has been warned over its lack of anti-money laundering processes in place in the first public notification by the Department of Internal Affairs. More>>

ALSO:

Auckland Surge, Possible Peak: House Values Accelerate At Fastest Annual Pace In 8 Years

New Zealand residential property values rose at their fastest annual pace in eight years in August, pushed higher by overflowing demand in Auckland, which is showing signs speculators think it has reached its peak, according to Quotable Value. More>>

ALSO:

Cash Money: Reserve Bank Launches New $5 And $10 Banknotes

The $5 and $10 final banknotes were revealed at an event at the Bank in Wellington, and will start to be released from mid-October 2015. More>>

ALSO:

Truck Sales Booted: Commerce Commission Files Charges Against Mobile Trader

The Commerce Commission has filed charges against a mobile trader, or truck shop operator, claiming he obtained money from customers by deception and never intended to supply them with the goods they paid for. More>>

ALSO:

Get More From Scoop

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Business
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news