The September Issue

She's a 'dyed-in-the-wool' fan of the fibre

She has been in love with wool for as long as she can remember. And it’s that life-long passion which led her to her present job and drew her to Omarama, the heart of merino country, New Zealand Merino Company Ltd area manager Nic Blanchard said. As a child, growing up in Halkett, inland from Christchurch, at every opportunity she would be in her aunt’s or her neighbour’s shearing shed, just to be amongst it all. Nic said she quizzed her mother recently about what she thought the attraction might have been. But she didn’t know what the drawcard was, just that Nic had always had a fascination for the fibre. “I’m very much ‘wool crazy’.” So, the hardest thing about this . . .
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Inside September Issue

She's a 'dyed-in-the-wool' fan of the fibre
New wool venture celebrates its origins
Mayoral fund for Ōhau – how has the money been spent?
Loch Laird Update - September
First steps taken to form Men's Shed
Rowing mission surpasses expectations

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