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Be in to win a Just Shorn® trip to America!

CP Wool are re-launching the Just Shorn® brand in North America in conjunction with Carlisle Wide Plank Flooring. By virtue of their investment, Primary Wool Co-operative shareholders have a head-start on winning an all-expenses-paid trip for two to this unique event. Applications can also be made to join the paid tour. Read more in our February 2017 newsletter.

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Gordon Levet of Kikitangeo Stud, Wellsford wins the Primary Wool Co-operative Sheep Industry Innovation Award

As a gold awards sponsor, Director Hamish de Lautour presented the Primary Wool Co-operative Sheep...

Industry Collaboration

Primary Wool Co-operative is committed to industry collaboration. We value the trust our members have...

Gold Sponsor of the Innovation Award at the Beef + Lamb NZ Sheep Industry Awards

As part of its "industry-good" activity, Primary Wool Co-operative is once again proud to be...

Bay de Lautour Wins Industry Award

Congratulations to Primary Wool Co-operative Chairman, Bay de Lautour for winning the Laurie Dowling Memorial...

Primary Wool Co-operative attends Weekend in A Woolshed

As another example of what Primary Wool Co-operative is doing to raise the profile of...

New Carrfields Primary Wool Facility Officially Opens in Hawke’s Bay

Carrfields Primary Wool (CP Wool) has opened its new national office and wool store in...

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Be in to win a Just Shorn® trip to America!

CP Wool are re-launching the Just Shorn® brand in North America in conjunction with Carlisle...

Gordon Levet of Kikitangeo Stud, Wellsford wins the Primary Wool Co-operative Sheep Industry Innovation Award

As a gold awards sponsor, Director Hamish de Lautour presented the Primary Wool Co-operative Sheep...

Industry Collaboration

Primary Wool Co-operative is committed to industry collaboration. We value the trust our members have...

Gold Sponsor of the Innovation Award at the Beef + Lamb NZ Sheep Industry Awards

As part of its "industry-good" activity, Primary Wool Co-operative is once again proud to be...

Bay de Lautour Wins Industry Award

Congratulations to Primary Wool Co-operative Chairman, Bay de Lautour for winning the Laurie Dowling Memorial...

Primary Wool Co-operative attends Weekend in A Woolshed

As another example of what Primary Wool Co-operative is doing to raise the profile of...

New Carrfields Primary Wool Facility Officially Opens in Hawke’s Bay

Carrfields Primary Wool (CP Wool) has opened its new national office and wool store in...

Primary Wool Co-operative Supports Weekend in a Woolshed

PRIMARY WOOL CO-OPERATIVE ENCOURAGING USE OF STRONG WOOL IN ARCHITECTUREStrong wool is a major feature...

41st Annual Report

For the nine months ended 30 June 2015The 41st year of Primary Wool Co-operative has...

Primary Wool Co-operative AGM

Primary Wool Co-operative will be hosting our AGM on Friday, December 11 at 1:00pm and...

Just Shorn wool carpet rolls out across New Zealand

Just Shorn wool carpet rolls out across New ZealandNew Zealand’s Just Shorn wool carpet brand...

Primary Wool Co-operative hopes Bruce Woollen Mills can be saved

The announcement that Bruce Woollen Mill has been placed in receivership is disappointing but one...

Primary Wool Co-operative Dual Purpose for Wool to Blackdale Stud

 Primary Wool Co-operative was proud to pass over the Primary Wool Co-operative Dual Purpose for...

2015 AGM to be held on March 25

The Primary Wool Co-operative Annual General meeting will be held at the Dannevirke Citizens Club...

Just Shorn Success: An EPW Rep’s Perspective

In January, Elders Primary Wool’s (EPW) Ritchie Hurring traveled to the US for the Carpet...

40th Annual Report

Read the Entire Primary Wool Co-operative 40th Annual Report HereChairman’s Report 2014The Co-operative has had...

2014 Review

2014 was quite a year! Reflecting back we see a year of growth, change and...

Christchurch Yarns Remains in New Zealand Ownership

We are pleased to announce that the purchase of Christchurch Yarns by NZ Yarn Limited...

NZ Yarns Information Memorandum

For growers interested in learning more about an investment into NZ Yarns, read the information...

Beef & Lamb NZ Sheep Industry Awards winner

Congratulations to Peter and Marion Black of the Blackdale Coopworth Stud in Riverton, Southland who...

Elders New Zealand sells to Carr Group

Elders New Zealand sells to Carr Group.Primary Wool Co-operative will continue to own their 50%...

Wool Week In Review

Here is a small glimpse into Wool Week 2014. (more…) ...

We’re Loving Wool!

 Primary Wool Co-operative is proud to support 2014 Wool Week and tell the world that...

Primary Wool Co-operative discussions with Wool Equities

Primary Wool Co-operative Ltd is a 100% farmer-owned co-operative, committed to capturing the real value...

AGM Review and David Fagan Presentation

Over 45 people filled the Dannevirke Citizens club on 12 March, 2014. New members and...

Primary Wool Co-operative Announces Record Profit

You will be able to read the Primary Wool Co-operative Prospectus in the near future...

David Fagan shears in the US for Just Shorn

In Phoenix, Arizona with Elders Managing Director Stu Chapman and Just Shorn™ Director Howie Gardner,...

US Laps up NZ Wools Carpet

Elders Primary Wool, a New Zealand wool company, says sales of its Just Shorn carpet...

Record Gains for Primary Wool

Primary Wool Co-operative reports record profit in Farmers Weekly (more…) ...

Primary Wool Co-operative Launches New Online Home

 Here to share Primary Wool Co-operative news, industry updates, grower stories and opportunities to join,...

Primary Wool Co-operative Offer Shareholders New $4 Wool Packs

Discounted wool packs provide financial benefit and industry good. (more…) ...

Your Co-Op is Delivering!

Your Primary Wool Co-operative has just announced that it will pay all ordinary and rebate shareholders...

Country99 TV interview on 17 September

Elders Primary Wool Chairman Stu Chapman regarding the Just Shorn deal with US-based CCA Global...

Howie Gardner’s radio interview

On the Southern Farming Muster show about Just Shorn™ ...

Global Partners to extend Just Shorn™ brand

CCA Global Partners ® (CCA), North American flooring cooperative and the largest flooring retailer in...

The problem is a lack of demand for wool

Read Hamish deLautour’s article in Straight Furrow ...

Wool starting to fly again

Farmers Weekly article ...

Sales of Just Shorn™ going well in USA

International Design Guild, the exclusive retailer of Elders Primary Wool’s Just Shorn carpet, says that...

Elders says “no” to marketing fee

Due to a number of requests for information from growers, Elders Primary Wool has decided...

Farmers keen to take up ownership opportunity

Farmers have been quick to respond to the opportunity of joining the Primary Wool Cooperative...

Elders responds to calls to think globally

Recent calls by the International Wool Textile Organisation (IWTO) for greater cooperation among global wool...

Primary Wool response to “no” vote for the wool levy

The Primary Wool Cooperative (PWC) is asking farmers to "keep the faith" in response to...

Media release for Immediate Release

The Primary Wool Cooperative (PWC) has today issued an open letter to all NZ wool...

Primary Wool Cooperative Media Release

Media release for Immediate Release 11 August 2009              ...

Just Shorn brand eclipses Fernmark

Research in the United States shows that the strong-wool brand Just Shorn TM, launched recently...

Country-Wide article on WME

A partnership to increase consumer demand in the United States for luxury carpets made from...

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