LASRA Conference 2021 Cancelled

July 18, 2021 | Admin LASRA

We regret to advise that LASRA has reluctantly decided to cancel the 2021 Conference that was scheduled to take place on 12-13 August 2021 in Wellington. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.Read More

LASRA hosts first NZ Collagen Symposium

April 1, 2021 | Admin LASRA

The inaugural NZ Collagen Symposium  that took place on the 24th and 25th March 2021 at the James Cook, Wellington was well attended by both industry and research groups. The Symposium was...Read More

2021 Young Leather Scientist of the year

February 25, 2021 | Admin LASRA

The executive committee of the IULTCS have announced the winners of the 2021 research grants with this news release as below and we are thrilled that a LASRA staff member is again conferred a...Read More

LASRA Leather & Fellmongery Courses for 2021

February 22, 2021 | Admin LASRA

LASRA Leather & Fellmongery Courses for 2021: LASRA Certificate in Fellmongery and Leather Processing This is a one-year part-time course and is the mainstay of the training activity for...Read More

2021 NZ Collagen Symposium

February 17, 2021 | geoff

Collagen is a versatile protein which is in high demand across a range of applications, such as cosmetics, food and beverages, and medical devices. The current manufacturing capacity within New...Read More

Science fun for future scientists

December 10, 2020 | Admin LASRA

Rafea Naffa has been named a recipient from this year's Earle Creativity and Development Trust. The award was given for a series of school holiday chemistry shows Rafea performed at Te Manawa...Read More

LASRA Course students receive their awards

December 9, 2020 | Admin LASRA

Tutor Rowan Bell presented Pablo Lozano his award for the runner-up student on the 2019 Introductory Course (Bovine). The presentation took place at Pablo's workplace at Tasman Tanning, Whanganui...Read More

Out with the old …

November 18, 2020 | Admin LASRA

It was a day of heavy lifting when LASRA's old samming machine was replaced with a later model acquired from what was NZ Light Leathers. The logistical operation of getting the 4.8 tonne machine...Read More