Today on The Country Jamie Mackay and Rowena Duncum mercilessly tease Sam "Lashes" Casey whose hunting inexperience has resulted in an embarrassing case of "Scope Eye" - ouch.
On with the show:
Fonterra's chairman comments on the good news/bad news stories for the cooperative - a great GDT auction result (up 5.9%) and an ugly investment in Beingmate.
Sir Eion Edgar:
The Chairman of Forsyth Barr updates a sharp correction for world equity markets but says it presents a buying opportunity rather than a threat. We also look at the state of the New Zealand economy.
NIWA's principal weather scientist says the deep south is still the driest part of the country with little respite forecast for the next 10 days.
The PM ponders a love fest at Waitangi, what to do with her placenta, whether she should move house and she plays Switzerland on the Green Party co-leadership.
We catch up with Marlborough's Resilient Farmer in the deep south as he helps farmers recover from drought with seminars in Balclutha and Tapanui.