Displaying items by tag: wool

Tuesday, 17 September 2013 11:42

NZ wool rug a world record contender

A giant 1,018m² rug made with more than 3,000kg of pure New Zealand wool is headed for the Guinness Book of Records as the largest single-piece rug ever made.

Published in General News
Friday, 23 August 2013 09:10

Wool prices firm

Apart from a small selection of mid micron wools, all other types at the South Island sale were between 1 and 4% dearer, New Zealand Wool Services International Ltd's general manager, John Dawson, says.

Published in General News
Thursday, 01 August 2013 13:42

Wool eases slightly

The 7000 bales of South Island wools on offer this week saw a slightly easier market overall with an 82% clearance, reports NZ Wool Services International Ltd's general manager, John Dawson.

Published in General News
Friday, 19 July 2013 14:14

Market steady in first auction

The first South Island sale for the 2013/14 season saw small movements each way, but an overall firm market with an 89% clearance of the 8100 bales on offer, NZ Wool Services International Ltd's marketing executive, Paul Steel says.

Published in General News
Thursday, 13 June 2013 15:32

Wool keeps upward trend

The 7400 bales on offer in the North Island today saw strong demand due to the lack of wool as a result of drought and in particular in the South Island wet weather conditions delaying shearing.

Published in General News
Friday, 24 May 2013 08:54

Dollar pushes wool prices up

The local market lifted significantly for the 10,400 bales on offer at the South Island sale this week, NZ Wool Services International Ltd's general manager, John Dawson says.

Published in General News
Friday, 10 May 2013 15:12

Shortage of wool lifts market

A slightly weaker NZ dollar, restricted wool supply and recent dearer wool markets in other countries aided the lift for most types at this weeks' South Island auction, says WSI's marketing executive, Paul Steel.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 24 April 2013 15:09

Wool prices recover

The 15,000 bales of South Island wool on offer this week saw an 82% clearance and a generally dearer market overall, fully recovering from the previous weeks' North Island softer sale on April 18.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 23 April 2013 16:20

Breed promises meat and wool gains

A SHEEP breed which promises to add-value to both meat and wool was launched at last month’s South Island Agricultural Field Days.

Published in Management
Friday, 15 March 2013 14:51

Wool stays firm at South Island sale

The 9200 bales on offer at the South Island sale this week saw an 89% clearance with a generally firm to slightly dearer market, NZ Wool Services International Ltd's general manager, John Dawson says.

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