Story: Wairarapa region

Champion shearer

Champion shearer

The Golden Shears, an international shearing competition, is Masterton’s premier annual event. Competition categories include wool handling and processing. In 2006 the novice shearing section was won by Wairarapa College pupil Hereward Basher of Eketāhuna.

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Ben Schrader, 'Wairarapa region - A farming economy', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 20 September 2020)

Story by Ben Schrader, updated 1 Mar 2017