Today on The Country, Jamie Mackay caught up with Sir David Fagan and Kieran McAnulty for an update on all the action at the Golden Shears in Masterton.

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On with the show:

Lisa Murray:


Our Met Service forecaster says there's little or no rain due for the drought regions as the Big Dry really starts to bite.

Kieran McAnulty and Sir David Fagan:

We head to the War Memorial Hall in Masterton for the 59th running of the iconic Golden Shears and we ask - can anyone stop Rowland Smith?

Tim Myers and Smiley Barrett:

Today's second panel features the chief executive and the brand ambassador for Norwood as we count down to a couple of huge weeks coming up in Palmerston North.

Don Carson:

The PR Man for the NZ Forest Owners Association reflects on the good (and bad) old days of being the PR Man for the New Zealand Wool Board.

Barry Soper:

Our political correspondent says the government's all smoke and mirrors when it comes to the PGF and CGT.

Listen below: