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Listen: Liam Squire and Joe Wheeler talk dog food and dodgy mullets

Let's talk a bit of footy with Joe "Farmlands" Wheeler and Liam "business at the front, party at the back" Squire.It turns out Squire is a fan of farming, especially when it comes to Zeal Dog Food. This may have something to do...

The Country Today - Hammertime edition

It's the whole show in one go! Today The Country is brought to you by Stanley Kirk Burrell. Who? None other than MC Hammer. It's his birthday today so Dom and Jamie are playing you lucky listeners some sweet '90s classics.On with...

New era in kiwifruit sorting

The starting up of the country's largest automated kiwifruit grading and sorting line at EastPack's Washer Rd site last week is the beginning of a new chapter for the community, says Western Bay of Plenty Mayor Garry Webber.Prime...

Happy to pay if waterways are fixed

So our regional rates are set to increase by 10 per cent - the money intended for our waterways.The money is to create an "environmental kick-start fund" which would "accelerate action on our hot spots" according to a Hawke's Bay...

Angler breaks own record from a year earlier with 420kg blue marlin

Exactly three years after hauling up the biggest fish ever caught by a female angler in New Zealand, Aucklander Donna Pascoe has broken her own record.Pascoe caught the monster 420kg blue marlin off the top of the North Island earlier...

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