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Friday, 11 April 2014 10:40

Wool market defies dollar

DESPITE a resurgent New Zealand dollar, the South Island offering of 11,500 bales saw most types range from firm to 3% dearer, NZ Wool Services International Ltd's general manager, John Dawson, reports.

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Friday, 21 March 2014 15:05

Volatile NZ dollar weakens wool

NEW ZEALAND Wool Services International Ltd's marketing executive, Paul Steel says a volatile New Zealand currency during the auctions and restricted interest from some markets saw prices ease for the combined North and South Island auctions.

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Thursday, 20 March 2014 16:52

Wool, genetics, MIE motions pass

SHEEP AND beef farmers have supported all farmer remits and resolutions put to the Beef + Lamb New Zealand Annual Meeting, held in Feilding last Friday (March 14), including funding the Meat Industry Excellence Group.

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Friday, 07 March 2014 09:50

Wool market continues to firm

DESPITE A STRENGTHENING NZ dollar and a larger weekly offering of wool, the market was generally firm to dearer, says New Zealand Wool Services International Ltd's general manager, John Dawson.

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Friday, 31 January 2014 08:51

Record profit for Primary Wool

PRIMARY WOOL Cooperative's profit of $1.9m for the 2013 financial year is the largest in the cooperative's 39-history, says chairman, Bay de Lautour.

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Friday, 10 January 2014 10:47

Wool prices lift

THE 12,500 BALES of North Island wool on offer this week generally lifted to come into line with South Island levels. There was a 93% clearance rate, says New Zealand Wool Services International Ltd's general manager, John Dawson, says.

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Friday, 15 November 2013 10:26

Wool market softens

THE 6000 BALES of North Island wool on offer this week saw a 91% clearance, New Zealand Wool Services International Ltd's general manager, John Dawson reports.

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Thursday, 17 October 2013 15:00

Wool demand continues upwards

THE NORTH ISLAND sale of 6,600 bales continues the upward trend in the wool market, New Zealand Wool Services International Ltd's general manager, John Dawson reports.

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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.

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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.

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