Wednesday, 17 February 2016 19:29

PGP aims for stronger wool returns

A significant lift in strong wool prices is the main aim of a newly announced industry and Government-backed research project.

Published in General News
Saturday, 23 January 2016 06:55

Shearing’s white knight

An iconic agricultural figure – shearer David Fagan – is now Sir David.

Published in General News
Thursday, 17 December 2015 16:08

Wool eases

New Zealand Wool Services International marketing executive, Malcolm Ching reports that the 15,000 bales on offer from both centres this week saw a slight easing for most types.

Published in Markets
Thursday, 17 December 2015 06:55

Bounce for wool cheque

A combination of factors have given wool cheques a lift and helped to balance sheep farmers' incomes, says Kaikoura wool producer and industry representative Derrick Millton.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 15 December 2015 13:21

Wool research gets funding boost

'New Uses for Wool' will be the focus of a seven-year wool research consortium

Published in General News
Friday, 04 December 2015 13:46

Wool generally steady

A versatile and stylish South Island selection on offer this week saw most types well supported, despite a slightly firmer NZ dollar, says NZ Wool Services International's chief executive John Dawson.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 02 December 2015 11:59

New hope for strong wool?

Wools of NZ (WNZ) hopes to determine by March next year the commercial viability of new technologies for improved whiteness and dyeing of strong wool, says chief executive Rosstan Mazey.

Published in General News
Thursday, 26 November 2015 14:57

Mixed wool market

New Zealand Wool Services International's chief executive John Dawson says the North Island auction received mixed support with the stronger NZ dollar having a limited impact in some areas.

Published in Markets
Thursday, 19 November 2015 15:52

Wool finally on the up

New Zealand Wool Services International's chief executive John Dawson says a slightly easier NZ dollar and limited wool volumes combined with steadier enquiry, saw most categories well supported.

Published in Markets

The Commerce Commission has approved Cavalier Wool Holdings' (Cavalier) application to acquire NZ Wool Services International's (NZWSI) wool scouring business and assets.

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