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The land of our hardiest, wildest and wooliest sheep breed, captured in all its spectacular beauty.

The land of our hardiest, wildest and wooliest sheep breed, captured in all its spectacular beauty.

From the towering peaks of the Inland Kaikoura Range in the north to the glacial waters of Lake Wakatipu in the south, this is a richly illustrated celebration of New Zealand’s most spectacular high country. It is also the story of our most revered sheep breed, and the families whose livelihoods depend on it thriving in this extreme yet mesmerising landscape.

Merino Country features: Mount Nicholas Station, Cecil Peak Station, Nine Mile Station, Dingleburn Station, Otematata Station, Glen Lyon Station, Lake Heron Station, Flock Hill Station, Muzzle Station and Muller Station.

Reviews

As a coffee table book, this ranks among the best. Couple that with great stories, lots of history and the undoubted stars of the publication, the merinos, and you have one heck of a publication. But Merino Country shouldn't just rest on your coffee table; it should be delved into regularly... The combination of author Paul Hersey and photographer Derek Morrison has produced an outstanding publication which provides an insight into just what makes New Zealand's hardiest sheep tick.

Jacquie Webby, Oamaru Mail

Formats & editions

  • Hardback

    9780143572589

    October 31, 2016

    Penguin (NZ Adult)

    240 pages

    RRP $60.00

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