Today on The Country Jamie catches up with farmer Neil Heather who had a rather dramatic weekend being rescued from a flood.
On with the show:
Is a Paradise Valley farmer, 4km from Ngongotaha. Over the weekend he rescued his flooded neighbour, then they had to be rescued from the roof of his tractor!
Monday's resident weather expert says following the weekend's rain deluge, we can expect a big high to dominate proceedings from mid-week to aid in the cleanup.
We ask a former Vice Chancellor of Massey University and Labour Cabinet Minister if the current Labour Government is anti-farming or just progressing agriculture towards a sustainable future.
Courtesy of our travel partners here on The Country, we preview our Southern USA Farming and Sightseeing Tour which departs November 7 on a 15 day first-class coach tour of Houston, Louisville, Lexington, Nashville, Memphis and New Orleans.
David Broome and Don Nicolson:
Today's panel features two former Feds with a love of farming but differing political agendas. We leave them to it while we watch Lydia Ko win!