SMITH, Ms Yvonne Rangiora,
Yvonne has been judging dogs for 28 years and is a New Zealand Kennel Club All Breeds Judge. She has judged extensively throughout New Zealand and Australia, Canada, USA, the Philippines, Thailand, India, Singapore, Indonesia, hong Kong and in Malaysia. Yvonne's first show dogs were Bedlington Terriers, Yvonne bred or owned 7 Champion Bedlington.s, their wins included multi All Breeds and Specialty BIS's. Later with husband John Stanton (All Breeds judge), Yvonne bred or owned 22 Champion Cocker Spaniels which were consistently top of their breed in NZ winning many Specialty and All Breeds BIS. They have also won top awards with American Cocker Spaniels. Yvonne has been involved in Poodles for 32 years. With husband John they have bred and exhibited Standard, Miniature and Toy Poodles making champions in all three varieties, (5 Toys, 26 Standards, 55 Miniatures, 5 NZ Grand Champions and 2 Aust. Gr. Champions). "Kateisha" Poodles and their progeny continue to win major awards in New Zealand and in many countries around the world.