On today's show Jamie Mackay catches up with Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern for her first appearance on The Country in 2019 and literally asks her "How do you sleep?"!

On with the show:

Jacinda Ardern:

The PM denies we're getting a cold shoulder from China plus we ponder the polls, her Statement to Parliament and why Kiwibuild can't sell a $560,000 house in a million-dollar market.


Andy Thompson and Craig Wiggins:

Today's panel features a former West Coast cow cocky described as "the most biased commentator on Newstalk ZB" and a Mid Canterbury cowboy and commentator.

Chris Brandolino:

NIWA's forecaster has little by way of good news for the parched regions of the country, with little rain likely over the next week.

Jim Hopkins:

If you're to believe the book chronicling 50 years of the Young Farmer of the Year he's a "compere, raconteur and all-round good bloke". Today we let him off the chain and Winston, Jacinda and Tinder are in his sights!

Hayden Higgins:

Rabobank's senior horticulture and viticulture analyst comments on the bank's latest Wine Quarterly report, the state of the horticulture industry and the fickle nature of avocado crops.


Listen to the full show below: