Kōrero: Shearing

Throwing a fleece (1 o 2)

Throwing a fleece

Once a sheep has been shorn, a ‘rousie’ or woolhandler picks up the fleece and throws it onto a table so the dirty wool and scruffy ends can be removed. This shed hand is working at Glentanner station in the Mackenzie Country, in 2007.

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New Zealand Herald
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Photograph by Sarah Ivey

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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/photograph/18268/throwing-a-fleece (accessed 31 March 2020)

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