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The annual cattle muster

Te Ara - The Encyclopedia of New Zealand, Ministry for Culture and Heritage

Marcus King, New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage Te Manatu Taonga

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For many years the isolation of South Westland meant that the most profitable type of farming was to graze cattle on the river flats. Once a year the cattle were mustered and driven northwards to market, as shown in this tourist poster.

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