Kōrero: Rural language

Blade shearing

Blade shearing

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
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Photograph by Sarah Ivey

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Dianne Bardsley, 'Rural language - Farm work and workers', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/18617/blade-shearing (accessed 22 January 2022)

He kōrero nā Dianne Bardsley, i tāngia i te 24 Nov 2008