Story: Rural clothing

Swanndri burial

In this television clip, farmer Jamie Lowry describes how, when his favourite sheepdogs die, he wraps them in a Swanndri before burying them. So far he has buried 17 dogs in 17 Swanndris.

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Bronwyn Labrum, 'Rural clothing - Black singlets and bush shirts', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/video/18527/swanndri-burial (accessed 30 March 2020)

Story by Bronwyn Labrum, published 24 Nov 2008