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The Campaign for Wool celebrates retaining HM King Charles III as Patron

May 9, 2024

The Campaign for Wool is honoured to announce HM The King remains as The Patron, supporting the Campaign and its educational activities and events to remind the world of wool’s support for the planet and its natural, renewable and biodegradable properties. The Campaign for Wool was HM King Charles’s personal initiative when he was The…

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2023 Annual Report: Wool campaign making strides

May 9, 2024

Rural News: A group set up to boost education and promotion of wool says it has made positive strides during the first year of its three-year strategy. Campaign for Wool New Zealand says, although it’s been demanding, it has seen remarkable growth and got solid traction. In its 2023 report, released last week, president Ryan…

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Jamie Mackay, The Country talks to CFWNZ about Sam Neill

May 1, 2024

The Campaign for Wool NZ’s GM, Kara Biggs, welcomes Sam Neill on board as an ambassador. But what can the iconic NZ actor do to improve the fate of strong wool? New Zealand actor Sir Sam Neill has joined the Campaign for Wool NZ (CFWNZ) as an Ambassador, lending his name and considerable profile to…

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Sam Neill joins Campaign for Wool NZ as ambassador

April 30, 2024

New Zealand actor Sir Sam Neill has joined the Campaign for Wool NZ as an ambassador, lending his name and profile to educate and advocate for New Zealand strong wool. Neill’s decades-long career has made him a household name in New Zealand and around the world. He has starred in more than 150 films, documentaries and television shows and was knighted…

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Mike Hosking, Newstalk ZB talks to CFW Trustee: “People are fascinated by the product”

April 17, 2024

New Zealand’s wool industry is getting a boost in front of an international audience. Associate Agriculture Minister Mark Patterson is speaking at the International Wool Textile Organisation Congress in Adelaide, promoting the sector and outlining the Coalition Government’s support for revitalising it. Campaign for Wool Trustee Sandra Faulkner told Mike Hosking that it’s fantastic to…

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Farmers Weekly: Wool champions new Strategic Alliance to boost fibre

March 4, 2024

Campaign for Wool and Wool Impact sign formal collaboration deal. Campaign for Wool New Zealand and Wool Impact are leading the charge to knit the strong wool industry together. The two organisations have signed a strategic alliance in what they say is a significant step forward for the NZ wool industry. The formal strategic alliance…

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Farmers Weekly: Wool increasingly the natural choice in US

January 26, 2024

New Zealand strong wool is on the rise as it resonates with discerning Americans. New research shows United States consumers are falling in love with Kiwi wool with at least three in four purchasers stating they would buy woollen products again. The results are particularly positive for consumers choosing woollen insulation, with 88% of those…

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Newstalk ZB: Americans are falling in love with NZ wool

January 24, 2024

New Zealand wool is finding its feet in the US market.   New research from the Campaign for Wool reveals that at least three in four purchasers would buy again, and when it comes to insulation 88% percent of customers would use wool in future. The Campaign’s chair, Ryan Cosgrove, told Tim Dower that this study…

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Country-Wide Podcast – Will 2024 be the ‘Wool Renaissance’ everyone is hoping for?

December 28, 2023

Rebecca has an honest chat with Tom O’Sullivan about the cost of wool production highlighting the financial challenges faced by farmers, a focus on declining wool sheep numbers and the role the new government can play in supporting the wool industry by specifying wool products in government procurement of carpets. And, Sarah Perriam- Lampp chats…

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Radio NZ: The Panel with Nicky Pellegrino and Nick Leggett

November 28, 2023

Panelists Nicky Pellegrino and Nick Leggett check in with Tom O’Sullivan, our General Manager of Advocacy following the coalition’s plan to favour wool carpets. Listen to the interview HERE

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