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The Great New Zealand Muster, 2006

Each year since 2004, a couple of thousand sheep have run down Te Kūiti's main street as part of the Great New Zealand Muster – a local festival which celebrates the contribution of the animals to the town's economy and culture. As this news clip from 2006 shows, the muster is quite a spectacle. The main participants, being sheep, don't always behave as planned. 

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Kerryn Pollock, 'King Country places - Te Kūiti', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/video/34654/the-great-new-zealand-muster-2006 (accessed 19 April 2019)

Story by Kerryn Pollock, updated 30 Mar 2015