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The Country Today: Brexit and biffo edition

It's The Country !On today's show it was mainly Brexit and biffo, brought to you by the soothing tones of Jeff Lynn. Jamie Mackay watched a rock documentary on the ELO front man last night and has randomly decreed that all music...

Brexit is a vote against globalisation says Cameron Bagrie

Brexit: Winston Peters thinks everything is ok. Jamie Mackay isn't so sure. What does the chief economist of the ANZ Bank, Cameron Bagrie think? The Country 's Jamie Mackay catches up with Bagrie today to put his considerable financial...

Export log prices hit by shipping costs

New Zealand export log prices slid to a five-month low in June as returns were hurt by a stronger local currency and an increase in shipping costs.The average wharf gate price for New Zealand A-grade logs dropped to $116 in June,...

Winston Peters throws down a challenge to Silver Fern Farms

The Country : Jamie Mackay interviews Winston Peters today and he's fired up about Silver Fern Farms, Brexit and...well, everything really.Winston Peters has never been a man to mince his words and today is no exception. To paraphrase...

Farmers feeling more confident

New Zealand farmer confidence bounced in the second quarter to the first net positive reading in more than a year, with a significant upswing across all sectors as rising dairy prices fuelled positivity.A net 3 per cent of farmers...