Many New Zealanders will be breathing a sigh of relief that 2017 is almost over. And they said 2016 was bad!

But how was it for you? At The Country we've seen some great stories and characters over the past 12 months.

Over the next few weeks we'll be looking back at some of the year's highlights (and maybe the odd lowlight) with our Year in Review series. Look out for the first instalment tomorrow morning.

In the meantime, catch up with our last show of the year below: