MERIT: DESIGNING FOR YOUNG CONTEMPORARY FASHION AWARD --- Lady Ga (Laurel Judd, Napier) --- Dress of fabric fusion on machine knit and fulled fabric. Shrug, ankle warmers and hair piece knitted and crocheted from hand dyed yarn.
NEW ZEALAND FELTERS AWARD (For a garment or accessory in nuno technique.) --- Naturally Nice (Colleen Thomson, Napier) --- Nuno felted jacket and dress in Merino, alpaca and paj fabrics. Felted alpaca hat and Merino/silk bag.
CREATIVE FIBRE AWARD (For the most outstanding catwalk creation.) --- Lace on Lace (Jo Reeve, Titahi Bay) --- Handwoven huck lace skirt. Top handknitted from a handspun yarn of hand blended bamboo and Merino
BLACK & COLOURED SHEEP BREEDERS' ASSN AWARD (For an outstanding and innovative entry using 100% natural black and coloured wool, with no more than 20% over dyed) --- Baa Baa Bloke Sheep (Lynn Evans, Tawa) --- Shepherd's tunic and mowhawk using raw wool and Gotland fleece.