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Posts Tagged ‘ Barry Eldridge ’

Unique sheep plays special role in the Hobbit

Nov 12th, 2012 | By | Category: Radio News

A SPECIAL breed of sheep found only in the Wairarapa is being used to make costume pieces for Peter Jackson’s latest film. Stansborough Textiles owns the one-of-a-kind Stansborough Grey, whose unique grey blue wool has been used by international designers like Donna Karan and David Jones.



Petone family business cuts it fine in the Hobbit

Nov 12th, 2012 | By | Category: Radio News

A SMALL family business in Petone is making costumes for one of the biggest movies this year – the Hobbit. Stansborough Textiles is building on its success from the Lord of the Rings, to produce some prominent costume pieces, including a major part of Gandalf’s outfit.



Makers hope costumes are a hit with Hobbit fans

Nov 12th, 2012 | By | Category: Radio News

A WELLINGTON textile company is hoping the costumes they made for the Hobbit movie will be a hit with fans. Stansborough Textiles owner Barry Eldridge has just landed a contract to design costume pieces for Peter Jackson’s latest movie, using wool from sheep found nowhere else in the world – the Stansborough Grey.