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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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Simon Bridges names his Politician of the Year
Simon Bridges has picked his Politician of the Year in his final interview of the year with The Country. The National Party leader joined Jamie Mackay to talk his...
Simon Bridges on polls: 'I don't need to be loved'
National leader Simon Bridges says he is happy with his current position in the polls, while the Government are 'panicky and scrambling'. The latest 1News Colmar...
Jacinda Ardern warns never to underestimate NZ First
The Prime Minister says that Labour is polling better than people seem to realise. The latest OneNews Colmar Brunton poll both Labour and National lost ground...
'Things got a bit heated' - Shane Jones on calling farmers 'rednecks'
Shane Jones has somewhat apologised for calling farmers Red Necks. The self-declared Prince of the Provinces lashed out at hundreds of people protesting at Parliament...
National Party to support Zero Carbon Bill
Rousing applause has greeted National's support for the third reading of the Zero Carbon Bill. It would see greenhouse gas emissions reduced to zero by 2050. Leader...
Jacinda Ardern's message for farmers upset by viral video
The Prime Minister has responded to accusations that she was diminishing the work farmers have done to clean up the country's rivers. Jacinda Ardern had a viral...