Displaying items by tag: wool

Wednesday, 24 October 2012 11:18

Strategy before structure: Merino man’s advice

STRATEGY SHOULD come before structure for new proposals to get the crossbred wool industry on its feet, chief executive of the New Zealand Merino Company Ltd, John Brakenridge, says.

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Thursday, 11 October 2012 16:17

Wool prices up

A full cross-section of wool types from the 12,800 bales on offer attracted solid interest with 79% selling, reports New Zealand Wool Services International Ltd's general manager, John Dawson.

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Friday, 28 September 2012 09:04

Crossbred market strong

The South Island offering of 14,157 bales saw a 70% clearance, New Zealand Wool Services International's marketing executive, Paul Steel reports.

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Friday, 31 August 2012 15:24

Wool prices firmer

The slightly easier New Zealand dollar and increased international demand combined to improve most wool prices this week, New Zealand Wool Services International Ltd's marketing manager, Paul Steel reports.

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Thursday, 16 August 2012 15:01

Highest clearance this season

The combined North and South Island wool auction saw a 79% clearance, the highest this season, with prices generally increasing across the board.

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Friday, 10 August 2012 08:30

Wool market steadies

The limited offering of 4200 bales from the South Island on offer this week saw a 58% clearance and a generally firmer market, New Zealand Wool Services International Ltd's general manager, John Dawson reports.

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Thursday, 26 July 2012 14:43

Wool prices show more optimism

Renewed interest from China saw the finer types well supported in the combined North and South Island wool sales comprising 15,200 bales, NZ Wool Services International Ltd's, general manager, John Dawson reports.

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Friday, 20 July 2012 09:37

Higher volumes weaken market

This week's offering of 10,500 bales from the South Island saw a generally weaker market with 55% of the offering sold, says New Zealand Wool Services International Ltd's general manager, John Dawson.

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Monday, 25 June 2012 08:56

Strong currency affects wool

Comparative market reporting based on the radically disparate volumes and types on offer between alternate weeks offerings of North and South Island wools is becoming increasingly difficult, says New Zealand Wool Services International Ltd's general manager, John Dawson.

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Tuesday, 19 June 2012 10:29

Rice straw, NZ wool in new fabric

Funds left over from wool levies collected by Meat & Wool New Zealand – now Beef + Lamb New Zealand - have supported the development of a new fabric that blends waste rice straw and New Zealand strong wool.

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