Story: Waikato region

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Mooloo kids

Children dressed in Mooloo costume run onto the field as the Ranfurly Shield is displayed at a game between Waikato and Canterbury in October 1998. Waikato defeated the challengers by 29 points to 23. Mooloo, a cow, has been the mascot of the Waikato rugby team since 1951.

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Nancy Swarbrick, 'Waikato region - Sport and tourism', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 2 December 2023)

Story by Nancy Swarbrick, updated 1 Jul 2015