Kōrero: Shearing

Māori shearing gang

Māori shearing gang

A gang of Māori shearers shear sheep outside, with only a willow tree above and tarpaulins on the ground, in the Bay of Islands around 1900. By then Māori were recognised as highly proficient shearers.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: PAColl-8620

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Des Williams, 'Shearing - Early shearing', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/18233/maori-shearing-gang (accessed 21 February 2020)

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