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Posts Tagged ‘ sheep ’

Tasman region sheep numbers jump as other regions suffer

Jul 1st, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Drought major driver behind fluctuating sheep fortunes reflected in Statistics NZ numbers



Wellingtonians with Chinese roots celebrating Year of the Sheep

Feb 15th, 2015 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Features, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News, Student Features

Chinese New Year is the most important festival in the Chinese calendar.



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.



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.