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Shearers' Quarters, Shag Valley, New Zealand

Shearers’ Quarters, Shag Valley Station, New Zealand

Pretty plush accommodation for the mid 19th century… Shag Valley Station was started by┬áJohnny Jones, a whaler from Waikouiti. In 1863, he sold the property to Sir Francis Dillon Bell, the father of the country’s first New Zealand-born Prime Minister. It was around this time that the shearers’ quarters were

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