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  1. Video for Girl gang prepares to shear 2000 lambs in 9 hours
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    Girl gang prepares to shear 2000 lambs in 9 hours

    A shearing gang of four young women from different parts of New Zealand are getting set to create a new world record. The goal? Shear more than 2000 sheep in 9 hours. “We’re doing a four stand nine hour strong wool lambs record for women, it’s the first time there’s ever been a four stand women’s record,” says Sarah Higgins.

  2. Video for National Speed Shears Champs lift NZ standards
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    National Speed Shears Champs lift NZ standards

    In preparation for this year's world speed shears, New Zealander shearers gathered in Te Kuiti recently to compete for the right to represent New Zealand. The national speed shears held at the Waitete Rugby Club.  

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    Despite best efforts shearers fall short of record

    A King Country shearing gang’s attempt on a World record has been called off half-way through as the three shearers fell behind the pace required to get their names into the books. 

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    Accomplished Māori wool-handler loses battle to cancer

    Six-time world champion wool handler, Jo Kumeroa has passed away after fighting her battle with cancer. 

  5. Video for Te Huia attempts to break shearing record
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    Te Huia attempts to break shearing record

    Stacey Te Huia, Te Kuiti shearer, attempted to break the world’s nine-hour strong wool ewe-shearing record in Benneydale. This was the second time Te Huia has tried to break the record, currently held by Rodney Sutton. 

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    Shearer gets the nod

    Despite the drama around the leadership of the Labour Party, today David Shearer was again given the nod. 

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