The sight of a working dog patiently herding sheep into a pen is something New Zealanders are well used to.
Visitors to Auckland got the chance to see it for themselves just a stone's throw from the city centre.
The TUX NZ Sheep Dog Trial Association Trans Tasman Test Series was held at Auckland Domain, giving city folk a chance to see the competition on their back doorstep for the first time.
Muddy conditions last Wednesday didn't bother the canine competitors though wet weather does make the sheep sluggish and difficult to work. MORE>>