There's a very strong sporting flavour to today's show. Surely nothing to do with a certain big match taking place not far from The Country HQ this weekend?

On with the show:

Murray Deaker and Kieran McAnulty:

We welcome back two old friends to The Country as Dunedin gets all fired up for tomorrow's test.


Sir Eion Edgar:

The former chairman of the Forsyth Barr, and The Country's go-to money guy, talks about the stadium that bears his company's name and the future direction, or lack of, for under-fire farmer cooperative Fonterra.

Lisa Murray:

Our Met Service forecaster talks about the end of the rain in the north and some snow coming for the south!

Martin Devlin:

One of New Zealand's leading sports broadcasters shows us how to make a tractor sexy!

Andrea Fox:

Is a business journalist who's written an excellent and extensive investigative piece on Fonterra, which led The Country and this morning, looking at the future of Fonterra.


Grant Nisbett:

$100 TAB sports bet of the week. Will Lashes over ride Nisbo?

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Website Exclusive: Barry Soper

Our political correspondent ponders whether the media has gone ga-ga over Jacinda's baby, whether Winston will want to relinquish the top job, whether Simon Bridges is suffering oxygen deprivation and whether we should be worried by the renaissance of the union movement.

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