It's reported that some 5,000 people attended the rodeo in Waimate, New Zealand....now in its 53rd year...
(OK, OK, their movie, which I haven't seen and based on the trailer and reviews I doubt if I will, is "Australia, " not "New Zealand", but Australian rodeo cowboys took part in this event.......)
About 200 riders from New Zealand, Australia and Canada showcased their skills with a stand-out performance from Lawrence rider Simon Roughan in the Open Saddle Bronc.
Weekend visitors were also entertained by steer wrestling, craft stalls and plenty of tasty tucker.
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