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Merinomink 2 Tone Poncho in Merino Wool & Possum Fur

What a mighty weekend in Wanaka.  Today is the Challenge Wanaka Triathlon which would have to be the country's most picturesque course.  This attracts over 2,000 competitors, both national and international, and coincides with the Chinese New Year so our town is full of visitors.  Although it got off to a rainy start it is all sunshine now.

Even though it is sunny here our Northern Hemisphere customers are enjoying purchasing our beautiful Merino Wool & Possum Fur Knitwear.  Poncho's are a firm favourite and featured above is the Merinomink 2 Tone Poncho in Aloe/Slate.  To view the full colour range head to the Ponchos & Capes page. 

It is always great to be able to offer a product which is so exceptional, 40% warmer than wool alone, light to wear, anti pilling and minimal washing, not to mention 100% New Zealand made with New Zealand Wool.

We are also delighted to be able to offer Free Shipping Worldwide, so now it is even cheaper for you to buy online.

We hope you enjoy your browsing and please contact us if you have any queries.

Keep warm,

The Team at Wools of Wanaka

Merino Wool Sweater with Matching Beret and Glovelets

Imagine snuggling into this gorgeous Merino Wool & Possum Fur Jersey with matching Beret and Glovelets.  This Jersey is one of our most popular styles and comes in a variety of colours so there is something there for everyone.  If you have never worn the Merino Possum Blend before you are in for a big suprise, its warmer than cashmere and 40% warmer than wool alone, but so light.  This is due to the hollow nature of the Possum Fur, and just like Polar Bear Fur it can't freeze.

We haven't even started summer yet but already we are reaching 30 degrees celsius so it probably is hard to imagine wearing a Merino Wool & Possum Fur Jersey.  However for our Northern Hemisphere customers nothing can keep you as warm and comfortable so treat yourself and feel the benefits.

Keep warm out there.


International Shipping

What a difference a week makes.  Last week we felt summer had arrived early and we were enjoying the lake and now there is fresh snow on the hills and we are refilling the wood box. 

Thank goodness for our Possum Merino Knitwear.  These beautiful Glovelets are just the thing when you don't want to dig out all your winter woollies.  They go right up to your elbows and are so light, yet warm, to wear - and the added bonus of a great selection of colours.  You could also team them up with a matching cable scarf, a great gift for sending overseas. 

When we ship direct from the shop, or on-line, to any country other than New Zealand then we can take the 15% Goods and Service Tax off, a great deal for our international customers.  Feel free to contact us via email if you have any queries about international shipping.

Keep Warm in your New Zealand Made Knitwear.


Spring in Wanaka

A beautiful spring day has greeted us today so what could be more fitting than this stunning Merino Wool and Possum Fur Poncho in Golden Pearl, made here in New Zealand.  It is shown with a Textured Loop Scarf - a lovely touch of yellow to brighten up your day.

Here is a little tip for wearing your poncho with a jacket or coat.  Take the seam (shown here on the arm) to the back, line it up with your vertebrae, then gather the two sides up and over your shoulders creating a luxurious scarf, now your arms are free for your jacket. Easy!


Beaujolais Sweater from Wanaka

Well I was hoping that we would be online a few months ago but unfortunately ‘things’ just got in the way.  However I have decided to go live anyway as I see so many people are visiting our home page only to find they can get no further.  Some of the colours may be listed but a picture could be lacking.  Please email us if you have a query on any product.

Spring is well and truly here in Wanaka with all the spring bulbs and blossom out, however for our northern hemisphere customers the chill of Autumn will be starting to make itself known.  We have lots of beautiful new New Zealand made Merino Wool and Possum Fur Jerseys, ponchos and wraps to keep you toasty.  If you haven’t already worn this combination you don’t know what you are missing.  It’s 40% warmer than just wool, wamer than cashmere and incredibly light.

I hope you enjoy looking through the website and I look forward to hearing from you.


Ann-Louise Stokes – Owner