It's the whole show in one go! Today The Country remembers the victims of the Christchurch earthquake which took place on this day in 2011.

On with the show: Nathan Guy: The Minister for Primary Industries comments on the latest GDT auction (-3.2%) and he welcomes a new report showing a major improvement in bobby calf welfare.

Michael Every: Rabobank's Hong Kong-based Head of Financial Market Research comments on Trump, Brexit and the economies of our two largest export markets, China and Australia.

Chris Brandolino: We ask NIWA's weather forecaster if it's drought-off in the North Island and drought-on in Canterbury?

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Ranveer Chandra: We track down a Seattle-based Microsoft researcher in Queenstown where he's addressing the eResearch NZ conference about the latest technology which enables farmers to improve productivity through high-tech data collection.

Andrew Little: The Labour leader reflects on the Christchurch earthquakes six years ago, the performance of Super Fund manager Adrian Orr and a Labour victory in the Mount Albert by-election.

Ele Ludemann: Our North Otago correspondent says her region is enjoying a good season and we ask if National Lamb Day was a damp squib?