It's the whole show in one go! Today The Country is accompanied by the music of 1997 - it's 20 years since Princess Diana died.

Today's guests include:
Bill English: The PM ponders tonight's first leaders' debate, an election lolly scramble, life as a house husband and the funeral of Sir Colin Meads.

Will Foley: The Hawke's Bay President of Federated Farmers comments on the demise of the Ruataniwha Dam project under the watch of the Hawkes Bay Regional Council.

Andy Thompson: Is a former Hokitika cow cocky who comments on good times for West Coast dairy farmers and where he was when he heard of the tragic death of Princess Diana.


James Shaw: The Green Party leader comments on the tonight's political poll, the leaders' debate and the future direction he'd like to see irrigation take.

Chris Russell: Our Australian correspondent updates action from across the ditch where prawns on the 'barbie' are definitely on the menu.

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