Wednesday, 03 June 2015 11:31

Wool seeks equal footing with dairy

A wool industry leader is urging the Government to offer other agricultural sectors the same level of support it gives to dairy.

Published in General News
Friday, 29 May 2015 10:02

Mixed results for wool

Continued shipping pressure for China kept finer crossbreds firm at the latest wool auction however coarse wools eased as volumes available increased, says Paul Steel of NZWSI.

Published in Markets
Thursday, 21 May 2015 14:25

Wool gaining, but meat still the king

Introducing overseas sheep to New Zealand’s flock has changed the nature of the wool produced here, says Hawkes Bay wool broker Philippa Wright.

Published in General News
Friday, 15 May 2015 09:58

Little change for wool

The North Island wool auction this week remained mostly firm except for the higher volume of shorter shears, which eased, compared to last week.

Published in Markets
Sunday, 10 May 2015 00:00

Jogging collective memory about wool

Initiative are underway in New Zealand and overseas to highlight the benefits of wool and to increase its use in buildings and homes.

Published in General News
Sunday, 10 May 2015 00:00

Carpet wool comes into fashion

New Zealand strong wool, renowned for its use in carpets, is set to become world famous for a new use – on people's feet.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 06 May 2015 00:00

‘Rockstar’ lambs wool

Lamb wool has been the ‘rock star’ this season, with values about $1 above last year, according to Wool Services International’s Malcolm Ching.

Published in General News
Friday, 01 May 2015 13:25

Wool market mostly steady

The latest wool auction of 4,700 bales from the North Island saw mixed price movements with a generally steady market overall.

Published in Markets
Friday, 27 March 2015 09:56

Strong dollar softens wool prices

Most types of wool eased this week because of the strengthening NZ dollar and completed shipping requirements, says NZ Wool Services International Ltd’s marketing executive, Paul Steel.

Published in General News

The lower dollar is one of the main influences behind the present buoyant wool market but there are other positive indicators, says NZ Wool Services International’s Purelana manager Malcolm Ching.

Published in General News
 

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