Story: Farm dogs

Border collie statue

Border collie statue

This statue was erected at Lake Tekapo to mark the invaluable role that farm dogs had in the development and management of high-country runs in the South Island. The same could be said for all of New Zealand.

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Photograph by Melanie Lovell-Smith

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How to cite this page:

Clive Dalton, 'Farm dogs - Heading dogs, huntaways and all-purpose dogs', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/15317/border-collie-statue (accessed 23 October 2019)

Story by Clive Dalton, published 24 Nov 2008