Media Exposure

Appeared in TVNZ Country Calendar Episode “Fine Wool”
Episode 1, 31 Mar 2007

Features Peter Lyons Shearing gangs, handling high-quality merino wool in high country shearing sheds of the South Island.


TVNZ Article “Pure Wool” about Country Calendar Episode

“Working for one of Peter Lyon’s shearing gangs means hard grind and long hours – but the compensation is visiting woolsheds with some of the finest views in the world.

Peter and his wife Elsie run New Zealand’s biggest merino shearing contracting business, based in Central Otago. Their farmer customers include high country stations bordering Queenstown’s Lake Wakatipu, as well as stations as far north as Marlborough.”

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Appeared in TVNZ Nga Reo Series “In The Shed” Article “Eight days of shear hard yakka”

“Counting sheep might be a tried and true method of inducing sleep but there’s no time for kipping in tonight’s documentary in the Nga Reo series, In The Shed (TV One, 10pm).

The half-hour programme offers an insight into the lives of the Peter Lyon’s shearing gang, following them through their run at the Mt Nicholas station on the shores of Lake Wakatipu.”

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