Kōrero: Shearing

Making moccasins

Along with the legendary black singlet and woollen trousers, shearers usually wear soft moccasins on their feet to make it easy for them to move across the wooden floor. Traditionally, these were made out of a wool bale. Follow the stages in the making of a shearer’s moccasin.

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Archives New Zealand - Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga
Reference: AANR 6329 67 K676 - K680

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Des Williams, 'Shearing - Modern shearing', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/interactive/18261/making-moccasins (accessed 9 April 2020)

He kōrero nā Des Williams, i tāngia i te 24 Nov 2008