New Zealand Market Report ( 30 June 2022)

Market mixed. Both centres selling today.  North Island offering 8,300 bales and South Island offering 11,800 bales.  The selection consisted of 28% poorer style crossbred fleece, 35-38 micron 100/125mm, 38% crossbred second shear, 36-40 micron, bulk good colour 75mm, 14% lambs fleece, North Island 29-31 micron poor colour, South Island 30-32 micron,  good colour, 5% halfbred fleece good/average style 22-30 micron, 17% associated oddments and 5% miscellaneous types. 

Good competition with Australasian carpet mills and Indian Sub-Continent main.  Support from Europe, the United Kingdom and China.

Fleece: All descriptions very firm.

Second Shears: Good colour shears 75/100mm 2.5% dearer. 75mm & shorter 2.5% cheaper.

Lambs: Lambs firm.

Oddments: All descriptions firm.

Passed in: 10%.

Next Auction: North Island only offering 8,000 bales Thursday 14th July.

Source: G Schneider NZ/by Helen Cameron