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WITH JAMIE MACKAY
New Zealand’s flagship rural radio show.
As a former sheep farmer and a current equity partner in a Southland dairy farm, Jamie Mackay knows agribusiness.
He delivers your daily fix of everything going on in NZ's biggest industry, along with a generous side-serve of news, sports and politics.
Tapping into contacts throughout the industry, Jamie always gets to the heart of a story.
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Bridges: Oil ban is 'wrecking ball' for regions
National says the Government's decision to end future exploration for oil and gas is likely to have the complete opposite effect on the environment, from what it...
Simon Bridges denies National MPs are fleeing a sinking ship
Simon Bridges has denied that he is 'Mother Hubbard with a bare caucus cupboard'. The denial comes after the latest resignation from his party, with Jonathan Coleman...
Bill English discusses his legacy and his future
For his last time as National Party leader, former Prime Minister Bill English joined Jamie MacKay on The Country this afternoon to discuss his time in Parliament. The...
Winston Peters rubbishes polls, Bill English's policies
Winston Peters says Colmar Brunton's polling is rubbish. The One News poll out last night had New Zealand First on three percent, which would see the party well...