Airing time: 7am Wednesdays, replayed 7pm Wednesdays
Although no longer farming, Neville Wallace still has a keen interest in agricultural production and environmental protection. With unerring skill, he unravels confusion by bringing in the sharp shooters with the real information. His shotgun riders include MPs, academics, researchers, scientists and celebrities. Join Neville as he rides the boundaries and shines a spotlight on all things rural.
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Karen Williams, Dominion Vice Pres of Fed Farmers, with part 2 of her conversation from last week, Philip Duncan from Weatherwatch.co.nz, and Barbara Kuriger is along to give us an update of matters rural around the country
Duration: 00:22:36 | Date: 24 March, 2021
Clem Coxhead has new ideas to promote Hawera, Amy Castleton from NZX has good news for dairy farmers, Barbara Kuriger reacts to cancel culture and Dr Seuss, and Philip Duncan talks about earthquakes and the weather
Duration: 00:29:21 | Date: 10 March, 2021
Amy Castleton from NZX with the latest report from the latest dairy products sale, Philip Duncan is along explaining the weather. Neville also catches up with Barbara Kuriger and Southern man Jim Hopkins
Duration: 00:27:22 | Date: 3 March, 2021
Today is Dr. Jacqueline Rowarth talks food, Barbara Kuriger talks about the PC brigade, e-scooters and road safety, and Philip Duncan speaks of the effects of La-Nina and other things weather.
Duration: 00:27:48 | Date: 24 February, 2021
Mike Coils from the Museum of Eltham talking about a vintage machinery display in Hawera for Taranaki Anniversary weekend, Barbara Kuriger talking about Covid-19 and the vaccine also dress culture of MPs, Philip Duncan from weatherwatch.co.nz and, finally, Jim Hopkins has a comment or three about the message that was sent to farmers at the Groundswell meeting at Waimumu.
Duration: 00:29:33 | Date: 17 February, 2021
Amy Castleton from NZX discusses the continuing solidarity of the high price for NZ dairy products, Philip Duncan from weather watch.co.nz is along to tell us more about our continuing fine weather and a little about the history of weather forecasting, Barbara Kuriger is along to tell us how she is celebrating Waitangi Day. And more thoughts from Pita Alexander.
Duration: 00:28:47 | Date: 10 February, 2021
In today’s line up: Dr. Jacqueline Rowarth lauds NZ dairy farmers, Cameron Laing, a young local computer technician, with tips on spotting those scam emails and texts, a refreshed Barbara Kuriger talks about the republic day at Whangamomona and other rural activities she has attended during her first week back at work, Philip Duncan is along to discuss the weather and the move towards a more locality-based weather forecasting system. Finally Jim Hopkins is along to praise local achievement
Duration: 00:29:32 | Date: 3 February, 2021
Award winning author and photographer Alice Mabin Talks about working as a harvester, Amy Castleton of New Zealand’s stock exchange (NZX) about the rise of NZ dairy products and the factors that influenced the rise in price of milk products, Philip Duncan of weather watch.co.nz is along to explain the sudden changes in our weather systems, Pita Alexander a widely respected retired accountant shares some things your 18year old should know about that are never taught at school
Duration: 00:28:50 | Date: 27 January, 2021
Neville talks with Philip Duncan about cloud seeding and why countries are all chasing increased food production for their growing populations. Jim Hopkins and Neville discuss the attitude of the Press towards NZ farmers and more, then Mike Coils gives an insight as to what will be happening at the Whangamomona Republic day this coming Saturday 23rd January (and now the road from Stratford to Whangamomona is all sealed)
Duration: 00:29:01 | Date: 20 January, 2021
In our round up today we have Wayne Langford a Golden Bay Dairy farmer who spoke to the Dairy Women’s Network of the good work and effort of farmers who have donated beef to the emergency food outlets around NZ, Barbara Kuriger is along with news from the Wellington young enterprise scheme national finals. Philip Duncan from WW.co.nz explains that there could be a tropical cyclone with us on Xmas day. You can’t keep a good man down here’s the poet of the South Mr. Jim Hopkin
Duration: 00:29:24 | Date: 16 December, 2020
Patrick Phelps, manager of a West Coast advocacy group based in Hokitika, talks with Neville about coal production and the economy, followed by Barbara Kuriger and, to round up today's panel, Philip Duncan is with us to talk about the weather
Duration: 00:28:37 | Date: 9 December, 2020
Shelley Davies, speaker at a function organised by the Dairy Women’s Network, speaks about her life and overcoming adversity; Barbara Kuriger on the effects of the recent heavy rain and the beginning of the current session of parliament; Philip Duncan from WW.co.nz explains our current fluctuating weather patterns, and James Hopkins with a satirical comment or three
Duration: 00:29:51 | Date: 2 December, 2020