New Zealand is commonly referred to as a grass factory. Amidst one of nature’s most beautiful settings the landscape is perennially speckled with one of roughly 32 million coats that have learned to cover and protect sheep from the elements over 1000s of years. The proliferation of sheep, and, in turn, wool is quite literally embedded in the fabric of a nation that consistently punches above its weight in a plethora of little known ways. Across generations New Zealand’s weather patterns continue to support a key component of the economy in the natural and sustainable development of an extremely high integrity fibre, WOOL.