It's the whole show in one go! Today The Country is pretty much about one thing. The quality of New Zealand's waterways. We bring you the Great Water Debate - Professor Jacqueline Rowarth v Dr. Mike Joy. Such an epic battle it needed two interviews in one day.

On with the show: First up is the Great Water Quality Debate Part One and Part Two. We ask Professor Jacqueline Rowarth and Dr Mike Joy "Is intensive dairy farming degrading our waterways?"

Next up is Steve Maharey. The Vice Chancellor of Massey University has his say on water quality, farmers defending the indefensible and whether he's had an SOS from the Labour Party.

Finally we chat to Damien O'Connor. Today Labour's Primary Industry Spokesman denies a Labour/Greens/NZ First government would be a "many-headed monster".


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