Story: Canterbury region

Sheep farming

Sheep farming

Although Canterbury’s share of the national sheep flock had fallen dramatically by the 2000s, sheep farming was still important. This farmer is handling his Suffolk stud sheep flock at Carew, south-west of Ashburton.

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John Wilson, 'Canterbury region - Agriculture after 1900', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 19 May 2022)

Story by John Wilson, reviewed & revised 6 Jul 2015