Otago-Taieri A&P Society steward Heather Fisher oversees
the wool and acrylic craft competition at the Royal
Agricultural Society of New Zealand's Golden Fleece event in
Mosgiel on Friday.
Mrs Fisher, of Mosgiel, said the craft section attracted
strong local interest, with 140 entries. Supreme winner of
the section was Ruth Corbett.
About 200 people attended the presentation ceremony, which
included the supreme awards in the Golden Fleece competition.
Royal Agricultural Society of New Zealand executive member
Kelly Allison said Rachel Humphrey, of Feilding, won the
premier strong wool award with a score of 98.5/100.
Andrew Paterson, of Omakau, received the premier fine wool
award with 99/100.
Both received $1000.