Displaying items by tag: wool

Friday, 08 April 2016 16:51

Farmers urged to stay safe during shearing

New Zealand sheep farmers are being urged to take care as pens fill up in wool-sheds across the country.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 15 March 2016 08:55

Wool wows them

Young design and architecture students who spent a weekend in a woolshed in the central North Island have gone away ecstatic about wool.

Published in General News
Thursday, 03 March 2016 19:19

Wool market remains strong

The wool market in both the North and South Island continues to show resilience.

Published in Markets

The Government's investment of $260,000 for the Golden Shears World Shearing and Wool Handling Championships in 2017 is a vote of confidence in the Southland region.

Published in General News
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

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