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Official Results 2020

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Leeston 7656


Welcome To The Official NZSDTA Website 

The New Zeland Sheep Dog Trial Association Incorporated consists 157 Sheep Dog Trial Clubs spread throughout the country.
These  clubs are grouped for administration in to 13 centres.

Each Centre has two representatives on the New Zealand Council,
which administers the affairs of the New Zealand Sheep Dog Trial Association Inc. 
under the direction of the executive committee as follows:


President: Mr Pat Coogan: 07 896 6379 or 027 669 4078

Vice President: Mr Kerry Pauling: 03.318 4048 or 021 0225 5974

Executive Committee: Clark Crystal, Vaughan Marfell, Roger Tweed

Interim Secretary: Debbie Pauling: 027 344 5182   email:

Promotions Officer: Jan Tairua: 027 496 1243   email:


South Island & New Zealand TUX Handy Dog & Yarding Challenge
Marlborough @ Richmond Brook, Seddon
24, 25 & 26th January 2020


At all dog trials at every centre and club in New Zealand it is mandatory that "All classes and types of dogs entering trial grounds must have Ovis Certificates of no more than 30 days prior to trial."

This approved Council recommendation,without exception, is to be strictly enforced and applies to all dogs, competing or otherwise, present on trial grounds.

Dogs are to remain in vehicles until certificates have been checked.


Congratulations to the

 New Zealand Test Team

****2019 WINNERS Wayleggo Cup***


Andy Clark (Captain) & Girl

Neville Child & Harry

Guy Peacock & Chief

Stuart Child & Brodie

Henry Gaddum (Reserve) & Tau 

Special thanks to our Principal Sponsor Purina Pro Plan
and supporting sponsors Alleva and  CP Wools
Thanks too, to Wendy Schmidt

Tux North Island & New Zealand 2019 Championships

Final Results (click here)

Tux South Island Championships 

TUX South Island Championships Final Results (Click Here)


Click on the link below for South Island Champs Photo's