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Sheepdog Monument, Lake Tekapo: 8 reviews and 14 photos

A short walk from the Church of the Good Shepherd is this bronze monument of a sheep dog.

It was erected in 1968 in memory of the Collie Dog for its contribution to grazing on the mountain county.

The statue was sculptured by Mrs I Elliott and cast in bronze in England.


"This monument was erected by the runholders of the Mackenzie County and those who also appreciate the value of the collie dog, without the help of which the grazing of this mountain county would be impossible."

Unveiled on March 7th 1968 by Sir Arthur C.B. Porritt, Governor General of New Zealand. "Beannachdan air na Cu Cacrach."

Address: Pioneer Drive
Directions: Very close to The Church of the Good Shepherd so follow signs to that.

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Apr 10, 2006
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