Friday, 21 August 2015 12:00

$7.50 lambs wool contracts on offer

Wools of NZ is opening its latest lambs wool contracts at $7.50/kg to all growers. 

Published in General News
Thursday, 20 August 2015 12:00

New boss for WNZ

Rosstan Mazey, global marketing manager at Turners & Growers, will take the reins as Wools of NZ chief executive next month.

Published in General News
Sunday, 09 August 2015 12:29

Swanndri and NZ Merino join forces

Iconic Kiwi clothing company Swanndri has committed to source its wool from The New Zealand Merino Company (NZM) as it grows its market share domestically and overseas.

Published in General News
Thursday, 06 August 2015 12:21

Trends keep wool prices up

What's “hot to trot” in fashion and trends can have a big impact on our wool prices, says Malcolm Ching, Purelana manager with Wool Services International.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 05 August 2015 09:29

Lower dollar puts more in growers’ pockets

The lower dollar will put extra money in wool growers’ pockets but volatility in demand from China can be expected, say wool market experts.

Published in Agribusiness
Tuesday, 04 August 2015 11:23

Meat focus hurts wool

Lighter fleece weights due to a big North Island move to meat production from sheep is an influence on wool supply, says Malcolm Ching, Purelana manager, Wool Services International.

Published in General News
Saturday, 01 August 2015 05:00

Perriam on the national stage

Luxury merino fashion brand Perriam has been selected for a special showcase on wool in fashion at the prestigious New Zealand Fashion Week (NZFW) in August.

Published in General News
Friday, 17 July 2015 09:21

Weaker dollar helps wool prices

The weakening New Zealand dollar helped local prices this week with most types increasing by the corresponding currency change, says NZWSI general manager, John Dawson.

Published in Markets
Friday, 10 July 2015 11:09

Wool market slightly easier

The first wool auction of the 2015/16 season saw a 92% clearance with a slightly softer tone, says NZWI general manager, John Dawson.

Published in Markets
Saturday, 04 July 2015 10:53

Designers carry the flag for wool

The inspiring way in which Australia promotes wool used in its fashion and interiors sectors prompted Auckland fashion editor and stylist Anna Caselberg to initiate a fashion wool week this year – ‘Choose Wool 2015’.

Published in General News
 

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