July 28, 2022 | geoff

News Release from the IULTCS                                                                     26 July 2022  Registration...Read More

Modern Leather Making

February 17, 2022 | geoff

Are you a designer, artisan, craft person, student, new in the leather industry, working in retail or you just want to refresh your knowledge about how leather is made today, download the guide to...Read More

NZ skins and hides market bounces back in 2021

February 4, 2022 | Admin LASRA

2021 saw the New Zealand skins and hides market recover nearly 25% on 2020 to (NZD)254 million. This is a positive sign pointing to the resilience of the industry in very challenging times.Read More

Christmas New Year Shutdown

December 10, 2021 | geoff

To our valued Members and clients. Thank you all for your support in 2021! Just a reminder to let you know about the LASRA Christmas/ New Year closedown: Last day of the year for us:...Read More

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 Learning Modules If you don't have the time to take on a full year of study, this is a great way to go taking on only the modules you...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