Tuesday, 02 October 2018 11:55

Merino prices spinning a fine yarn

Merino wool is “very much the talk of the town at the moment,” says PGG Wrightson South Island sales manager Dave Burridge.

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Thursday, 06 September 2018 12:04

Potential for wool progress

With a lot fewer players in the wool industry these days there is a better chance of getting consensus, says NZ Wool Exporters Council president Peter Whiteman.

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Wednesday, 08 August 2018 11:55

Wool changes must be industry-led – Shadbolt

The Wool Summit had an air of collaboration and an understanding of the need to consolidate the industry, says Wools of New Zealand chairman Mark Shadbolt.

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Wednesday, 08 August 2018 10:55

Wool industry needs restructuring

The wool industry has to be restructured; there is no other way, says prominent grower Derrick Millton.

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Tuesday, 07 August 2018 13:55

Wool Summit good start — Feds

The proof of the pudding will be in the eating following the Wool Summit, says Feds meat and wool industry group chairman Miles Anderson. 

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Friday, 13 July 2018 16:45

High hopes for Wellington wool summit

Farmers hope next week’s wool summit in Wellington will bring much needed action for New Zealand’s wool industry. 

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The shearing industry must move now to stave off the threat of farmers being unable to get their sheep shorn, says Mark Barrowcliffe, president of the NZ Shearing Contractors Association.

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Tuesday, 15 May 2018 09:55

New yarn for wool sales

A fortnightly online wool auction modelled on the Global Dairy Trade (GDT) will go live for the first trading event on May 22.

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Wednesday, 04 April 2018 11:55

Shearathon raises $44k for mental health

The Herlihy family’s 24-hour charity Shearathon, raising money for mental health and suicide prevention in the shearing industry, could become an annual fixture following the success of the recent North Canterbury event.  

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Tuesday, 03 April 2018 11:55

Wool carpet opportunities ‘massive’

The opportunity for high-quality wool carpets in the world beyond New Zealand and Australia is massive, says Cavalier Corporation chief executive Paul Alston.

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