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The Country today - landslide edition

It's the whole show in one go! Today The Country is brought to you by a landslide. Why? On this day in 2014, New Zealanders voted the National Party into government for a third term in a landslide victory. By the way...we really...

Listen: Nathan Guy says National will stand up for farmers

Nathan Guy says there's a lot of optimism in the dairy industry at the moment. The Minister for Primary Industries spoke to The Country today about the latest positive Global Dairy Trade auction result which he says is good news...

Share milker signs up for a lifestyle

Having just signed a new five-year contract, share milker Aaron Riddick is rapt to continue farming at the Stratford District Council-owned dairy farm."It's good because it's security. We have done the hard yards for the first few...

Listen: Fonterra update with John Wilson

Dairy product prices rose at the Global Dairy Trade auction, increasing for the third time in seven auctions, amid stronger-than-expected demand for whole milk powder.Fonterra's Chairman John Wilson spoke to The Country 's Jamie...

Cocavo organic oil products a hit in US; finalist in NZ Food Awards

Cocavo's coconut and avocado oil products are getting noticed here in New Zealand and proving a hit in the US, says chief executive Chris Nathan.The Whangarei-based start-up company was launched late last year.Its main product...

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