Airing time: 7am Wednesdays, replayed 7pm Wednesdays
Neville is a retired farmer who is still passionate about all things rural.
With his weekly show, Neville aims to build a bridge between rural and urban communities.
His interview guests have included MPs, farming leaders, DOC staff, a university Professor of Agriculture, and even a Prime Minister!
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In our round up today we have a Waikato Dairy Farmer, Neil Bateup, telling us about rural stress and the cause, Philip Duncan from Weather Watch. Then Barbara Kuriger talks about tidying up share milker and land owners responsibilities. Last but not least, Jim Hopkins points out how farming is bringing in big financial gains to our economy.
Duration: 00:29:04 | Date: 1 July, 2020
Dr Jacqueline Rowarth discusses the difference between Regenerative Farming and Industrial Farming and what it means for the consumer. PLus the usual catch-up with MP Barbara Kuriger, and Philip Duncan explains why we’re still getting such mild weather in June.
Duration: 00:28:35 | Date: 24 June, 2020
Don Nicolson concludes his series on the racing industry; Philip Duncan from WW.co.nz explains how the economy is tied to the weather as well as sport; Barbara Kuriger speaks of recent events that reflect on NZ’s history, and finally the bard of the south, James Hopkins, with his comments of event’s that have swept around the world including NZ.
Duration: 00:28:23 | Date: 17 June, 2020
Today I have the second half of Paul Rangiwahia, artist and public speaker whose speciality is your mental warrant of fitness, then we catch up with a busy Barbara who is now able to spread her wings and get around her electorate. Philip Duncan from WW.co.nz explains that we’re going to get some extreme winter weather in June, and I discuss the future of the racing industry with Don Nicolson, an avid race horse breeder
Duration: 00:30:00 | Date: 10 June, 2020
Today: Paul Rangiwahia, artist and public speaker whose speciality is your mental warrant of fitness. Plus Neville catches up with the usual suspects, James Hopkins, Philip Duncan and National party senior whip Barbara Kuriger.
Duration: 00:31:28 | Date: 3 June, 2020
The unexpected change in leadership of the National party at the end of the week called for an opinion piece from our southern most political commentator James Hopkins. Plus Neville talks with Philip Duncan and Barbara Kuriger and ends with a bit of poetry.
Duration: 00:28:42 | Date: 27 May, 2020
In today’s round-up, Neville concludes his chat with Gisborne District Cr. Kerry Worsnop about 50 shades of green and how blanket planting of trees is detrimental to rural communities. Plus chats with James Hopkins - a satirical outlook of the budget, Philip Duncan from Weather Watch, and MP Barbara Kuriger.
Duration: 00:31:22 | Date: 20 May, 2020
This week Neville speaks to Gisborne District Councillor Kerry Worsnup about the increased planting of pines, Phillip Duncan from Weatherwatch, and National MP Barbara Kuriger
Duration: 29:54 | Date: 13 May, 2020
Neville talks with Trish Rankin 2019 DWOTY about farming with Covid19,M Bovis and Gypsy day. The usual suspects also make an appearance: Barbara Kuriger MP, weatherman Philip Duncan and James Hopkins the bard of the south wraps the programme with a satirical out look of the week that was.
Duration: 00:32:02 | Date: 6 May, 2020
He talks to Dr Jacqueline Rowarth with an insight of how food is bought and dispensed from your supermarket Then the bard from the south, James Hopkins, with a historical and humorous spin on our negative Forth Estate. Barbara Kuriger talks about how some of the younger generation are coping with lockdown restrictions and finally we have the birthday boy Philip Duncan with his latest weather update
Duration: 00:30:19 | Date: 8 April, 2020