Former Ugg boot manufacturer in receivership

By on November 8, 2016
Former Ugg boot manufacturer in receivership

A company that was once New Zealand's largest producer of so-called "ugly boots" is in receivership.

A Canterbury Leather International (CLI) newsletter to customers advertised a receivership sale as a last chance to buy the discounted product and said all stock had to go.

According to the Companies Office, Canterbury Leather International was placed in receivership on October 17.

A CLI staff member referred Stuff to receiver Geoff Brown at Rodgers Reidy, but he was unavailable to comment.

In its hey day the Christchurch factory custom-made 40 pairs of boots for talk show host Oprah and her team, and its fluffy footwear found favour with celebrities such as Tom Cruise, Pierce Brosnan and Cher.

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