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PGG Wrightson Wool

When you work with PGG Wrightson Wool you’re working with one of New Zealand's largest and oldest wool companies.

Our expertise covers crossbred, mid-micron and fine wools. Wool growers are guaranteed on-farm assistance and expert advice to produce good quality clips.

We offer a variety of sales methods for clients to get the best outcome. Our four logistic facilities around New Zealand is where wool is weighed, sampled, and warehoused prior to sale.

We also incorporate Bloch & Behrens Wool (NZ) Ltd, our own in-house International sales & marketing company with direct access to export markets to benefit our clients and customers. We’ve been servicing the wool industry for over 165 years all the way from farm gate, to markets across the world.

Grow with PGW Wool

We operate four processing centres throughout New Zealand located at Napier, Christchurch, Mosgiel and Invercargill. Our nationwide team of wool specialists provides a comprehensive range of high-quality services to our grower clients and to international and local wool processors.

Add value to your wool business

Through our International sales and marketing company, Bloch & Behrens Wool (NZ) Ltd, we can offer wool growers price certainty. Securing wool long term adds certainty to the supply chain and manages price fluctuations.

Bloch & Behrens has direct relationships with manufacturers around the world, many of whom are seeking supply and price certainty. As a result, we can offer growers fixed price forward contracts while the wool is growing on the sheep’s back. 

We auction significant quantities of wool throughout the wool selling season at New Zealand's two key auction houses, based in Napier and Christchurch. We drive efficiency by maintaining good working relationships with testing houses, exporters, transporters, scours, dumpers, and shipping agencies.

Livestreamed wool auctions

View PGG Wrightson Wool Auctions live on bidr®

 

Get in touch with the Wool Team

Our wool team can help with whatever you need – contact our wool reps, wool management and livestock reps.

National Shearing Circuit

Find out more about the National Shearing Circuit, a prestigious competition celebrating excellence in the skill of shearing. 

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Golden Shears cancelled for second time

World-famed shearing and woolhandling championships, the Golden Shears, has been cancelled for a second time because of the uncertainty of the Coronavirus crisis. Held annually for 60 years in Masterton’s War Memorial Stadium, the championships were to have been held on March 3-5. The decision at...

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More than a third of shearing competitions now cancelled

The Southland Shears and the Dannevirke Shears have joined the list of cancellations now affecting more than a third of the competitions on the 2021-2022 Shearing Sports New Zealand calendar. Committees from the shows made the decisions at meetings on Tuesday, bringing to at least 20 the number of...

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King Country shearers aiming to set new five-stand world record

A five member team of young King Country shearing guns is shaping up to make their mark later this month with a crack at the five-stand nine-hour world record for strong wool lambs. Attempting to establish a new mark at Te Pa Station, Ruapehu on Wednesday 22 December, the five shearers, aged between...

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Golden Shears cancelled for second time

World-famed shearing and woolhandling championships, the Golden Shears, has been cancelled for a second time because of the uncertainty of the Coronavirus crisis. Held annually for 60 years in Masterton’s War Memorial Stadium, the championships were to have been held on March 3-5. The decision at...

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