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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.

Published in General News
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.

Published in General News
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.

Published in General News
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.

Published in General News
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.

Published in General News
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.

Published in General News
Thursday, 07 June 2012 16:32

Wool prices strengthen

THE WOOL SALE held in the South Island today (Thursday) comprised 10,334 bales of which 7, 587 reached market reserves or above, New Zealand Wool Services International Limited's general manager, John Dawson reports.

Published in General News
Friday, 25 May 2012 09:58

Wool prices lift

Compared to last week's North Island auction on the May 17 the weaker New Zealand dollar and restricted supplies, coupled with renewed overseas buying, combined to lift prices for the 7885 bales of South Island wool on offer this week, New Zealand Wool Services International Ltd's general manager, John Dawson advises.

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Friday, 18 May 2012 10:57

Wool holds steady

The 7,900 bales of North Island wool on offer this week saw a 68.7% clearance with a generally firm to dearer trend, New Zealand Wool Services International Ltd's general manager, John Dawson reports.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 01 May 2012 11:13

Shedding light on wool

THE ROLE of daylength in sheep breeding is well known, but what about wool?

Published in Management