Story: Rural language

High country musterers

A team of musterers and their dogs set off into the South Island high country to gather in sheep. The men each have their ‘beat’, a specific area they will be working in.

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Archives New Zealand - Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga
Reference: The snowline is their boundary. National Film Unit, 1955.

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Dianne Bardsley, 'Rural language - Sheep and dairy farming', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/video/18608/high-country-musterers (accessed 6 December 2019)

Story by Dianne Bardsley, published 24 Nov 2008