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Rural New Zealand needs more positive promotion says Craig Wiggins

Saturday mornings on The Country Early Edition means it's Craig Wiggy Wiggins time. Dom manages to catch up with one of the world's busiest men.Craig is enjoying the weather in his neck of the woods but it's not all rosy as some...

The Country Today - Lotto and hair metal edition

1987 is being celebrated on The Country today. Why? It's the anniversary of the first Lotto tickets sold in New Zealand. So Dom is giving us a musical trip down memory lane - starting out with some GnR - Rawk!Jamie will be back...

New Zealand's hopes resting with Hannah

Woodville's Hannah Lawson has been out among the cows ever since she was knee-high to a blade of grass.Now the 17-year-old is set to represent New Zealand at the Royal Hobart Show, taking on all Australian state winners in the animal...

Forestry and foreign policy with Don Carson

We'd better get into some serious stuff on The Country or Dom will get fired. Thank goodness for Don Carson and The Farming Muster.Don has been in Otaki and Tolaga Bay and has seen some amazing technology in the forestry industry....

Barry Soper on political gaffes, Helen Clark and the Republican circus

Barry Soper is here with his weekly political wrap for The Country. He caught up with Dom George to examine the week's events.Today's topics include Joe Biden's visit and US warships on our shores. This has restored our relationship...