A shearer uses hand blades (also known as jingling johnnies or tongs) to shear a sheep at Glentanner Station in the Mackenzie Basin. High-country sheep are often still shorn with blades, leaving enough wool to protect them against the cold.
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New Zealand Herald
Photograph by Sarah Ivey
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