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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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'The system is a mess': Winston Peters on Northland lockdown
The Government's Covid-19 response has lost its way and now Northlanders are paying the price, former deputy prime minister Winston Peters says. Northland is currently...
All Black captain on Heartland Championship debut this weekend
We missed him yesterday, but we always get our man here on The Country. So today we chat to the All Blacks captain about Saturday's debut for the King Country Rams. LISTEN...
Police Minister can't say if cops who arrested MIQ escapee were fully vaccinated
The Police Minister can't say whether the officers who arrested Auckland's MIQ escapee were fully vaccinated. A Covid-positive man left an Ellerslie quarantine...
Farmers and growers prepare for Auckland alert level border
Farmers and vegetable growers south of Auckland are getting ready for the level 3 border to come into effect from midnight tonight. The boundary south of Auckland...
ACT Leader responds to whether Jacinda Ardern is an 'accidental PM'
Act Leader David Seymour joins The Country's Jamie Mackay and responds to questions relating to Jamie's Opinion 'Open Letter to Jacinda Ardern - hold urban NZ to...