Story: Shows and field days

Shearing competition

Shearing competition

From the end of the 19th century sheep-shearing competitions have been common at A & P shows. These shearers are battling it out at the 2008 Levin show.

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Jock Phillips, 'Shows and field days - Farm activity competitions', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/16769/shearing-competition (accessed 7 August 2020)

Story by Jock Phillips, published 24 Nov 2008