Today on The Country, Jamie Mackay has a couple of special guests in the studio for a yarn about footy, ducks and golf - Dick Tayler and Bryce Lawrence.
On with the show:
Our Met Service forecaster has some good news for ducks!
Yesterday we were joined in the studio by a rural broadcaster from ABC Radio in Tasmania and we looked at some of the big issues facing Australian agriculture and what New Zealand and Tasmania have in common.
The PR Man for the New Forrest Owners Association earns his keep convincing us that small rural communities in provincial New Zealand will not go to rack and ruin as Shane Jones looks for somewhere to plant his billion trees.
Our political correspondent ponders a week in Wellington dominated by a Raucous Caucus and the re-entry of a mine on the West Coast.