Wools of New Zealand is 100% owned by the farming families who grow our wool.  Collectively, we work together to strengthen each other’s’ businesses, and the industry as a whole.

 

Of course, that’s only half the picture. Like all New Zealanders, we care deeply about this land we live in. We’re driven by a commitment to leave our world in a better place for the generations who follow. By prioritising sustainability, traceability and accountability we aim to lead the world in growing the highest quality wool in the most environmentally sensitive way.

 

We’re always looking for new growers to join the Wools of New Zealand family. If you’d like to learn more about our business and the opportunities we provide Kiwi farmers, then don’t hesitate to get in touch.

Our Wools of New Zealand Key Contacts

We’re always looking for new growers to join the Wools of New Zealand family. If you’d like to learn more about our business and the opportunities we provide Kiwi farmers, then don’t hesitate to get in touch.

Head Office
Address
1194 Maraekakaho Road
PO Box 2433, Stortford Lodge
Hastings 4153
Phone Numbers
Wool Queries: 
Grower Freephone: 
Email
Our Team
John Mcwhirter
Chief Executive
Simon Averill
National Wool Manager
Mark Greenlaw
National Wool Sales Manager

Wool Agents

North Island

Michael Younger – 027 439 4023

Simon Averill – 027 684 0049

Te Kuiti/Taumarunui – 07 878 6055
Daryl Croad – 027 2413913

Gisborne/Wairoa – 06 863 0037
Murray Jones – 021 025 12828

Napier/Hastings – 06 835 5066
Simon Averill – 027 684 0049

Chris Campbell – 027 513 8024

 

Hamish Taylor – 027 445 0238

Dannevirke – 06 374 5347
Roger Hale – 027 444 1994
Dean Shuker – 027 675 5759

Masterton – 06 378 2479
Roger Hale – 027 444 1994
Lance Parker – 027 448 2154

Whanganui – 06 344 8020
Paul Rabone – 027 496 8623
Chris Flintoff – 027 675 5761

Chris Flintoff – 027 675 5761
Paul Rabone – 027 496 8623

South Island

Milton Hulme – 027 229 9794

Mark Greenlaw – 027 227 8898

Mark Greenlaw – 027 227 8898
Roger Fuller – 027 683 6993

Milton Hulme – 027 229 9794

Grant Andrew – 027 481 6219
Gavin Crump – 027 431 6555

Mosgiel – 03 474 5084
Paul Cottle – 027 703 4733
Richard Hurring – 027 655 4422

Gore – 03 208 7240
Richard Hurring – 027 655 4422
Bridget Russell – 027 220 4737

Richard Hurring – 027 655 4422

Invercargill – 03 215 6186
Andrew Pope – 027 489 5688
Mick McMaster – 027 223 4560
Bridget Russell – 027 220 4737

Wool Stores

North Island

1135 State Highway 14, Maungatapere, Whangarei

09 438 2749

Cotter Street, Te Kuiti, 3910

Store Manager – Helena Raukawa
07 878 6055

81 Aerodrome Road, Awapuni, Gisborne
021 025 12828

1194 Maraekakaho Road, Longlands, Hastings, 4175

Store Manager – Scott Small
0800 276 999

Unit 7, 9 Oringi Road, Oringi Business Park, Dannevirke

Store Manager – Kerry Harrison
06 374 5347

133 Ngaumutawa Road, Masterton, 5810

Store Manager – Peter Semmens
06 378 2479

9 Rakau Road, Whanganui, 4540

Store Manager – David Grant
06 344 8020

South Island

15 Sheffield Crescent, Burnside, Christchurch, 8053

National Wools Sales Manager – Mark Greenlaw

027 227 8898

Store Manager – Neville Barnes

027 569 1862

82 Sheffield St, Washdyke, Timaru 7910

Store Manager – Adele Reid
03 746 4070, 027 571 0962

19 McGlashan Street, Mosgiel, 9024

Store Manager – Mark Scott
03 474 5084

815 North Road PO Box 5149, Waikiwi, Invercargill, 9843

Store Manager – Simon Bothwell
03 215 6186,  027 358 0839

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Market Reports

N42 Wool Sale
18 April 2024
The market opened generally unchanged for all types at todays North Island sale compared to the last North Island sale. Prices improved marginally as the sale progressed.
C41 Wool Sale
11 April 2024
Another large sale in Christchurch today with a little under 11,000 bales on offer. The market struggled to make any headway today with shears and lambs being the obvious hole in the market having a drop of 10 -12 cpkg from the previous Christchurch sale.
N40 Wool Sale
04 April 2024
Prices improved for most types at todays North Island sale compared to the last North sale. Prices remained irregular for some types.
C39 Wool Sale
27 March 2024
Today's auction in Christchurch had one of the largest offerings, with just on 11,000 bales. Fifty percent of that was large lines of full fleece wool coming mainly out of the Otago Southland region.
N38 Wool Sale
22 March 2024
Prices generally eased at yesterday’s North Island sale in Napier with a large quantity of wool being offered with limited good, styled wools available.
C37 Wool Sale
14 March 2024
At today's South Island sale, the market has started to see some price resistance from overseas mills, and this was reflected in today's sale with the fleece dropping ten cents on average excluding the poorer style fleece which remained firm.

Client Information

Sale Cards 2023-24

Wool Specification Sheet

New Grower Form