12p.m. - 1p.m. weekdays
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.
You can listen to Jamie Mackay on The Country here.
Winston takes aim at Judith, Jenny and lazy journalists
Winston Peters has made his views on a number of issues, ranging from Judith Collins to the oil and gas ban. Speaking to The Country, the Deputy Prime Minister got...
Peters dismisses criticism of PM as 'small-minded and petty'
Winston Peters has rejected criticism that Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has been absent from her role. Ardern has faced criticism over not fronting up to interviews,...
'Britain needs a hard Brexit to survive' - Winston Peters
Winston Peters says today's monumental Brexit defeat was a foreseeable surprise coming to fruition. UK Prime Minister Theresa May faces a vote of No Confidence...
Dick Tayler reveals brush with suicide after cardiac arrest
LISTEN TO DICK TAYLER TALK WITH JAMIE MACKAY ABOVE Olympic medalist Dick Tayler has revealed how he has battled depression and had suicidal thoughts after a cardiac...
John Key: Farmers will be cautious over Tax Working Group
Former Prime Minister John Key says farmers will be eagerly awaiting the upcoming Tax Working Group report.The group expects to hand its final report to the Government...
Simon Bridges takes aim at ZB, 'senior male journalists'
Simon Bridges is not going anywhere, despite what certain reporters thinks. ZB's political editor Barry Soper called the National Party leader hapless in an editorial...
Winston Peters slams Māori Santa as 'arrogant'
NZ First leader Winston Peters caught up with Jamie Mackay from The Country today for a wide ranging conversation on the issues currently leading the news. The...
Jacinda Ardern shares thoughts on political correctness
It seems that it's not just talkback callers that are fed up with 'political correctness'. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has weighed in on two of the month's biggest...