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Bridget - Kapeka Designer. Read how Kapeka designs get their inspiration

We Meet Bridget - Kapeka Head Designer

Bridget Morgan has been Kapeka head designer since 1998.  What made Bridget become a designer? What inspires her when she designed her latest collection?  We asked her 12 questions such as her favourite thing to wear, her inspiration in fashion design.....

The Story behind Kapeka using Possum Fur

The common brushtail possum, was first introduced to New Zealand from Australia in 1837 to establish a fur trade. The possum has a thick, bushy tail, thick body fur, a pointed... Read More
The Story behind Kapeka using Possum Fur
Cevelt - The World's Most Exclusive, Luxurious Fibre

Cevelt - The World's Most Exclusive, Luxurious Fibre

The World's Most Exclusive, Luxurious Fibre   Cervelt™ is an extremely rare natural down fibre from the New Zealand Red Deer. Its amazing thermal and moisture wicking properties were unknown... Read More

The Kapeka Guide To Looking After Your Knitwear

What is the best way to care for your knitwear? 
This guide tells you all you need to know on how to care and wash all your knits including Merino wool, cashmere, alpaca and even Cervelt garments. 

I think it is safe to say comfort is king during 2020. As we have been spending more time than ever in the comfort of our own home, our favour knitwear pieces have been worn on repeat - so perhaps it is time to give them some TLC. We divulge how best to look after your favourite knitwear and little tips to keep them in tip-top shape.

How to wash woollens
Kapeka Women's Merino Base Layers and Thermals

All You Need To Know: Merino Base Layers, Body wear and Thermals

Regardless of what you call it base layers, body wear and thermals all are the close-fitting layer that are key to keeping warm and dry without the weight of heavy layers so you are free to move around comfortably. Here we will chat about why you should wear a merino base layer (and the quality of Merino you should know about!), how to wash your base layer, how a base layer should fit and what makes Kapeka's base layers superior by construction and performance. This is all you need to know for 2020 Winter!

Best of New Zealand - Top 3 Experiences: Annie Evans

In this weekly blog series we chat with our friends across New Zealand to find out what they rate is their top 3 New Zealand experiences and attractions. Our friends span from the top to the bottom of the Long White Cloud giving us the low-down on what is the best of New Zealand and what is special to them. 

This week we chat with Annie Evans on what she believes is her top things to see and do in New Zealand.

Annie Evans NZ Miss New Zealand
Jacinda Ardern - New Zealand Prime Minister -modelling for Kapeka NZ Knitwear

Kapeka's Model Jacinda Ardern - Kapeka Spends A Day With New Zealand's PM Jacinda Ardern

Bridget Morgan, our head designer for Kapeka, spent a day with Jacinda back before she was Prime Minister. They were able to hang out, like fellow Kiwi's do and support local businesses and brands on Waiheke Island. 

We chat with Bridget to find out what it is like spending a day with Jacinda Ardern and having her as a model!

4 Reasons Why Merino Wool Rocks Our Socks - And Will Rock Yours Too!

Merino wool is a natural fibre from Merino sheep. In New Zealand we have a fair few Merino sheep this fibre gets turned into everything from carpet, jerseys, base layers and you guessed it, socks. In this post we will discuss the why Merino wool make the best socks, whether it is for hiking, skiing, running or wearing day to day. It will rock your socks!!!
Why Merino wool socks are the best
Best of New Zealand - Eliza Grigg

Best of New Zealand - Top 3 Experiences: Eliza Grigg

In this weekly blog series we chat with our friends across New Zealand to find out what they rate is their top 3 New Zealand experiences and attractions. Our friends span from the top to the bottom of the Long White Cloud giving us the low-down on what is the best of New Zealand and what is special to them.
I love seeing the differences between each person, it shows how diverse New Zealand is despite our small size.
This week we chat with member of NZ Ski Team, Eliza Grigg!

Best of New Zealand - Top 3 Experiences: Olivia Rothwell

In this weekly blog series we chat with our friends across New Zealand to find out what they rate as their Top 3 Kiwi Experiences. Our friends span from the top to the bottom of the Long White Cloud giving us the low-down on what makes New Zealand special to them.
I love seeing the differences between each person, it shows how diverse New Zealand is despite our small size.
Top New Zealand Experiences and Attractions Moke Lake, Queenstown