Kōrero: Farm fencing

Plaque for boundary dogs

Plaque for boundary dogs

This plaque is a monument to the boundary dogs that were once used to prevent sheep escaping from one station to another. Sited at the intersection of State Highway 8 and the Haldon Road, near Burkes Pass in South Canterbury, it reads: ‘In early times before these roads were fenced, a boundary dog was kennelled here to hold back station sheep’.

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Te Ara - The Encyclopedia of New Zealand
Photograph by Melanie Lovell-Smith

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Robert Peden, 'Farm fencing - Gates and other barriers', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/15314/plaque-for-boundary-dogs (accessed 9 December 2019)

He kōrero nā Robert Peden, i tāngia i te 24 Nov 2008