Today The Country team get surprised by a new liner for Norwood who are celebrating their 70th Anniversary this year.

On with the show:

Phil Duncan:

Monday's resident weather expert ponders a good Anzac Day forecast for Dawn Parade and confesses he once loved Donald Trump!

Steve Wyn-Harris and Grant McCallum:


Today's panel features a Central Hawkes Bay sheep farmer and a Northland cow cocky. We find the former on a rare break from the farm as he takes in the wondrous sights of the Central Otago Rail Trail.

Chris Garland:

Is a Wairarapa-based farm consultant who says the planets are aligning for sheep and beef farmers and he previews the Tararua Farm Business of the Year field day on Friday.

Neale Wallace:

A senior journalist at the New Zealand Farmers Weekly looks at the big stories in this week's rural press.

Listen below: