Story: Shearing

First Golden Shears

The first Golden Shears competition was held in Masterton in 1961. It featured a close final between the two Bowen brothers, Ivan and Godfrey. Watch Ivan win the championship.

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Archives New Zealand - Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga
Reference: Pictorial Parade 113. National Film Unit, 1961

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Des Williams, 'Shearing - Shearing champions', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/video/18255/first-golden-shears (accessed 22 November 2019)

Story by Des Williams, published 24 Nov 2008