Sheep Station

Gardens Gondola Lake Wakatipu Sheep Station TSS Earnslaw

Walter Peak Sheep Station



Walter Peak Station

Walter Peak Station, founded in 1860, is a 25,758 hectare working high country sheep station on the southern shore of Lake Wakatipu. It runs approximately 18,000 Merino and Perendale sheep and about 800 beef cows








the Farm



weaving demonstration




Sheep Operationsions




sheep breeds



hand shears


mechanical shears


waiting to be sheared


showing the wool on the selected sheep


preparing for shearing


legs and stomach

Video of shearing 1    Video  2

Video  3         Video 4


off of the back




wool is placed in the press


and bailed



the Sheep Dog



rounding up the sheep

Video of the sheep dog in action





eyeing the sheep



stay !


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Gardens Gondola Lake Wakatipu Sheep Station TSS Earnslaw

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