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Heartland - Omarama

Television (Excerpts) – 1993

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Exempt

Heartland host Gary McCormick visits Omarama, which is "about as remote as you can get in New Zealand, as it sits in the centre of the South Island at its widest point." Over the Christmas break, McCormick talks to sheep farmers battling pest rabbits and the invasive weed heiracium hawkweed, checks out a fishing competition, and attends the Omarama Rodeo. At the rodeo he meets the Church brothers, cowboys who travel round the country. McCormick also listens to a spot of yodelling, and takes in the children's sheep riding display. 

My grandfather John Anderson came here from Scotland before the turn of the century, so we sort of have our roots here of course.
– Ginger Anderson discussing his family’s history in Omarama

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