We need to look after rural folk and their mental health, our economy depends on it.
If so, she could be here for some time to come.
Comment: Beirut blast brings back memories of Hiroshima visit.
COMMENT: We're on track for the most economically-defining election in a generation.
COMMENT: Jamie Mackay rounds off the best and worst jobs to have in a pandemic.
Comment: The Country host is determined to accentuate the positive in these trying times.
Comment: Rating the winners - and the cowardly bottom-dwelling losers - of 2019.
COMMENT: It would appear Labour is not winning too many of those hearts and minds.
Today Jamie Mackay has 10 water questions for Todd Muller, tomorrow, Jacinda Ardern.
Jones says the Government isn't solely to blame for the pressure on Kiwi dairy farmers.
National's agriculture spokesman "frustrated" with the Govt's approach to agriculture.
Looking back at one of the most popular stories on The Country in the past 12 months.
Comment: The Country's Jamie Mackay takes a look at the rural highs and lows of 2018.
The Country radio host takes a sneak peek at the future of farming at a major Euro forum.
Opinion: Jamie Mackay tries to remember a particularly eventful Fieldays from the 1990's.
Jamie Mackay on the joys of speed tree climbing and on Simon Bridges' top Nats role.
Jamie Mackay gives his review of the year that was and announces his Ag Person of the Year
A stint in Dunedin's emergency ward causes Jamie to doubt his political leanings...
Opinion: Jamie Mackay wonders what the future holds for farming - will it be extinct?
Jamie Mackay somehow pays tribute to his father in law Max via Osama bin Laden...
A recent family bereavement causes Jamie Mackay to take stock of his life.
Jamie Mackay's diary of the unveiling of the Sir Colin Meads statue in Te Kuiti.
Jamie Mackay can't help but respect Winston Peters' eye for the main chance.
Jamie Mackay would rather plant native trees around his duck pond than shoot ducks on it.
Jamie Mackay's calm Easter time of reflection is scuppered by a hatred of slow drivers
Crutching muddy ewes in winter? "No thank you!" says Jamie Mackay.
It's all shearing and superannuation in this week's From the Lip.
Jamie Mackay reflects on politicians he has known and interviewed over his radio career. Even the ones who ignore him...
Like all the young lads I went to boarding school with back in mid-seventies, the thing I looked forward to most on my 15th birthday
You can rightfully accuse Donald Trump of many things but you couldn't accuse the most powerful man in the world of sitting on his hands.
The Country Host Jamie Mackay reflects on the good, the bad and the ugly of 2016.
The Country host Jamie Mackay reflects on some seismic shifts in the rural community.
The Country host Jamie Mackay tackles the bobby calf abuse issue.
The Country host Jamie Mackay tackles his detractors in this week's column, but it's not all bad news.
Jamie Mackay wades in to the water quality debate
Jamie Mackay ruminates on the location of those 500 missing cows in this week's From the Lip.
The Country's Jamie Mackay reminisces about a night he spent in the company of sporting heroes Dick Tayler and Sir Colin Meads.
Jamie Mackay continues his obsession with Pokémon Go by chastising the youth of today about their obsession with Pokémon Go.
Do you know your GDT from your OMG? The Country's Jamie Mackay is here to teach you the ways of the agricultural acronym!
There are three adages by which I try to live my life. The first is to err is human. It's forgivable to make a mistake, just as long as you don't make the same mistake twice.