5 Mar 2012

Storm disruption avoided at Golden Shears finals

6:35 am on 5 March 2012

The weather also threatened to seriously disrupt the final stages of the Golden Shears and world shearing championships in Masterton.

Doug Laing of Shearing Sports New Zealand says it took quick thinking by organisers to move sheep being held on farms for the Saturday shearing and wool handling finals so they were not stranded by flooding.