Today on The Country we find out what's going on with the weather in Hawke's Bay.

Lisa Murray:

Our Met Service Weather forecaster lets us know what to expect for the weekend.

Mike Petersen:

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Is a Central Hawke's Bay sheep and beef farmer, a former chairman of Beef + Lamb New Zealand and our Special Trade Envoy. Today we celebrate the reversal of the Waimea Dam decision, talk about some horrendous rainfall numbers for farmers in the middle of lambing and pay tribute to the late Robin Archer.

Jeremy Rookes and Jason Uden:

Today's panel, the two Farmer Js talk about the Waimea Dam, the wet weather in Hawke's Bay and a bit of footy.

Barry Soper:

Our political correspondent remembers a hometown rugby hero and takes Clare Curran and Jacinda Ardern to task!

Don Carson:

The PR Man for the New Zealand Forestry Owners Association talks about the Productivity Commission's report proposing we planting 20 per cent of our sheep and beef country in forestry.

Paul Allison:

We get a special guest in to take care of the TAB Sports Bet of the Week with Lashes.

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