Today's Christmas co-host is Lee Piper, some-time Head of Rural Content and long-time chum of host Jamie Mackay.

On with the show:

Hayley Moynihan:

Rabobank's GM of Country Banking comments on a disappointing GDT auction result and a primary sector that largely excelled in 2017.


Andy Thompson:

Our dairy farming correspondent has a possible startling revelation from last night's Mycoplasma bovis meeting in Southland, as Hawkes Bay awaits its turn tonight.

Chris Brandolino:

NIWA principal weather scientist says some much-needed and meaningful rain could be coming our way post-Christmas.

Jacinda Ardern:

The PM ponders zero carbon emissions by 2050, medicinal cannabis and life in the limelight since getting the top job.

John Wilson:

Fonterra's chairman reviews and up and down year for dairy farmers that finished on a down but he remains positive about a good 2017-18 payout.

Rowena Duncum:

We announce the winner of our HONDA 45th Anniversary Promo – Dayne Addison – who won a brand new model Honda XR 190 two-wheel farm bike.

Listen below: