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Thursday, 31 January 2013 16:30

Wool continues to ease

Prices were generally lower for most categories when 19,700 bales went offer from this week's combined North and South Island auction which saw an 80% clearance, NZ Wool Services International Ltd's general manager, John Dawson reports.

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Friday, 25 January 2013 11:25

Wool market softens

The combined North and South Island Wool Sale offering of 16,850 bales saw a softening in price levels as pressure from urgent shipping requirements came off, New Zealand Wool Services International Ltd's general manager John Dawson says.

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Thursday, 10 January 2013 14:56

Demand lifts wool price

The combined North and South Island first wool auction for 2013 resulted in a strong market based on recent increased buying interest particularly from China, New Zealand Wool Services International Ltd’s general manager, John Dawson says.

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Tuesday, 18 December 2012 11:08

Woolly or wishful thinking?

WE SHOULD give thanks for those fearless souls who still believe they can save the strong-wool industry. As those who have gone before have found, the path to this salvation can be unforgiving.

Published in Opinion
Tuesday, 18 December 2012 09:23

Wools of NZ extends offer deadline

Wools of New Zealand has extended the deadline for its share offer to wool growers to 5pm, February 25 2013 to ensure growers have been given as much time as possible to consider and connect to the offer.

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Thursday, 13 December 2012 15:03

Strong dollar lowers wool price

The 7800 bales of North Island wool on offer this week saw a 92% clearance with a firm market for the finer crossbred wools and lower levels for the coarser sector, NZ Wool Services International Ltd's marketing executive Paul Steel says.

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Thursday, 06 December 2012 15:33

Wool stays firm

The combined North and South Island sale comprising 14,100 bales saw a 91.2% clearance with an overall firm market tone, says NZ Wool Services International Ltd's general manager, John Dawson.

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Friday, 23 November 2012 08:44

Wool holds its ground

The 10,600 bales of South Island wools on offer this week saw a generally solid market and an 82% clearance, New Zealand Wool Services International Ltd's general manager, John Dawson says.

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Friday, 16 November 2012 08:42

Wool market steady

The 9500 bales on offer at this week's North Island sale saw a 93% clearance with a generally firm market, says New Zealand Wool Services International Ltd's general manager John Dawson.

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Friday, 09 November 2012 13:40

Wool renaissance kicks off

Wool is on the cusp of a renaissance that will kick off Monday in the presence of the Prince of Wales, says Federated Farmers.

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