Today's show includes a chat with Mischa Clouston, whose Facebook post about M. bovis and its effects on the community was shared widely. She argues that the ramifications will be widely felt and we all need to look out for each other.

On with the show:

Chris Brandolino:

NIWA's weather forecaster talks about what's in store for both farmers and footygoers as things look to take a cold turn.


Winston Peters:

We ask the Deputy PM if he's the Acting PM yet, why he's not nicer to the media and why did he back Shane Jones instead of Jacinda over his Fonterra comments.

Michael Every:

Rabobank's Senior Strategist Asia Pacific talks about the World Cup of Trade (as opposed to Football) and why New Zealand should be worried about Trump's trade war with China.

Mischa Clouston:

We talk to a farmer's wife and registered nurse who has become a social media favourite following her recent Facebook post on M. bovis and the effect it is having on the financial and mental wellbeing of the rural community.

Miles Hurrell:

The COO of Farm Source reviews the latest GDT auction result (down 1.2 per cent) and comments on NAIT but politely declines to comment on Shane Jones.


Listen to the show below: