Today The Country encourages listeners to text in songs that make them happy. Nice!

On with the show:

Lisa Murray:

Our Met Service forecaster says some seriously wet weather is hitting the upper North Island but little will get to the parched southern South Island regions.


Don Carson:

The PR Man for the Forest Owners Association takes issue with Forest and Bird's Fresh Water spokeswoman, Annabeth Cohen, who argued on yesterday's show that large scale dams and associated water schemes aren't the panacea many hope they will be.

Bex Legat:

We salute the members (no pun intended) of the West Melton Young Farmers Club who are getting their kit off to raise awareness and money for mental health (following the lead of their Aussie counterparts).

Barry Soper:

Our political correspondent ponders Labour's efforts at Waitangi, National's leadership and who will be the new Green Party co-leader?

Grant Nisbett:

This week's $100 TAB sports bet of the week sees us backing the Blues to win the Brisbane Tens and England (12 and under) v Wales in the Six Nations.


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