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Sheep Shearing World Record

Wednesday, 15 January 2020, 10:42 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

The shearing community from across Australasia is again gathering for another World record attempt which will take place on Saturday in Australia. More >>

Pahiatua launches Novice grade

Tuesday, 14 January 2020, 10:51 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

A Novice Shearing competition will be held at this year’s Pahiatua Shears to meet the increasing demand for opportunities for new entrants in the shearing industry and shearing sports. More >>

Pyper makes it two in a row at Peninsula Shears

Sunday, 12 January 2020, 2:56 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

New Zealand representative Troy Pyper has scored his fourth win of the 2019-2020 shearing sports season with a successful defence of the Peninsula Duvauchelle Shears Open title in Akaroa. More >>

Akaroa gets new shearing decade under way

Thursday, 9 January 2020, 12:59 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

The honour of staging the first show shearing competition of the new decade will go to the tourism haven of Akaroa with the Peninsula Duvauchelle Shears at the Duvauchelle A and P Show on Saturday. More >>

Early end for shearing record bid

Saturday, 4 January 2020, 11:59 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

A rare merino wethers World shearing record attempt in Central Otago has been abandoned with the target well out of range less than halfway through the nine-hour challenge today. More >>

Rare wethers shearing record bid on Saturday

Friday, 3 January 2020, 10:00 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

An attempt on one of the toughest of World shearing records is set to go ahead in Central Otago tomorrow (Saturday, January 4), a month after being postponed because there wasn’t enough wool. More >>

Hot pace on a hot day as shearers break three-stand record

Tuesday, 24 December 2019, 6:19 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Three Waikato shearers yesterday (Monday) smashed a World record despite temperatures well over 30degs in a woolshed west of State Highway 3 town Piopio. More >>

Shearing Records - Background

Sunday, 22 December 2019, 1:37 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

The three-stand lambshearing record which will be attempted on Monday (December 23) is one of numerous records overseen by the World Sheep Shearing Records Society. It is one of six record attempts so far registered with the Society for this summer, ... More >>

Sheep shearing record on Monday

Saturday, 21 December 2019, 6:39 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Three Waikato shearers are facing the daunting task of shearing lambs at lee than 47 seconds each for 8 hours to crack a World record in a remote King Country woolshed on Monday. More >>

Right back into it – record-breaking shearer Pauline Bolay

Tuesday, 10 December 2019, 12:12 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Canadian shearer Pauline Bolay is back at work in a Waikato woolshed today little the worse for wear from a World Record 510 lambs in a day on Saturday and growing international media interest in her achievement. More >>

Saturday all-go for Bolay’s record attempt

Tuesday, 3 December 2019, 9:07 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Worries about a possible December storm in an otherwise warm New Zealand summer has resulted in Canadian shearer Pauline Bolay’s historic World shearing record attempt being brought-forward to take place on Saturday(December 7). More >>

Shearing record hopefuls warm-up

Monday, 2 December 2019, 10:58 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Southland shearer Megan Whitehead, in only her second competition, waiting for the Taranaki Shears Senior final in Stratford on Saturday. PHOTO/Jills Angus Burney. More >>

Two out of three for Kiwi shears team in Australia tests

Saturday, 30 November 2019, 11:33 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

New Zealand have claimed a 2-1 triumph in a night of transtasman shearing sports test matches in Australia. More >>

Kiwi shears guns in form for Aussie challenge

Tuesday, 26 November 2019, 1:01 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

New Zealand transtasman series shearing representatives Southland shearers Troy Pyper and Nathan Stratford each wrapped-up their preparation for Friday’s test match in Australia by winning separate competitions almost the length of the South Island ... More >>

Te Huia's shearing record bid from the heart

Friday, 22 November 2019, 10:49 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Prolific shearing record breaker Stacey Te Huia arrives back in New Zealand during the weekend to start the countdown to a rare merino wethers record bid in Central Otago. More >>

Another one in the bag as JK lands CHB win No 13

Tuesday, 19 November 2019, 11:49 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Hawke’s Bay shearer John Kirkpatrick continued his best start to a season in several years when he won the Central Hawke’s Bay A and P Show’s Open shearing final in Waipukurau on Saturday. More >>

More quality from Southern man "Stratty"

Monday, 18 November 2019, 8:13 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

Southland shearer Nathan Stratford extended an outstanding record in the New Zealand Corriedale championships Open shearing final when he won the title in Christchurch for a third time on Friday. Stratford was shearing in the six-man final for a 15th ... More >>

Karauria completes historic South Island wool treble

Friday, 15 November 2019, 8:42 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

World champion Central Otago woolhandler Pagan Karauria has signed-off her preparation for her next international assignment when she completed an historic sequence of three major wins. More >>

Double win for Watson as women feature at Marlborough Shears

Monday, 11 November 2019, 8:01 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

The Marlborough A and P Show became the latest to recognise the growing number of women in shearing competitions by staging a new event as shearing returned to the show in Blenheim on Saturday. More >>

Everywhere man wins at Manawatu Shears

Monday, 11 November 2019, 7:41 am | Shearing Sports New Zealand

New Zealand representative David Buick notched his first win of the new shearing sports season with victory at the Manawatu Show in Feilding on Saturday. More >>

 

 

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