Today on The Country, Jamie Mackay waits patiently for the Government's impending announcement about the capital gains tax.
On with the show:
We try to nail jelly to the wall as the Deputy PM ducks and dives over CGT, staunchly defends the PGF and puts the boot into the current MP for Tauranga.
Fonterra's COO of NZMP talks GDT as it's 10 rises in a row for international dairy commodity prices. GDT price index +0.5 per cent, WMP -0.7 per cent, SMP +0.2 per cent, Butter +3.5 per cent.
NIWA forecaster who talks about the long Easter weekend outlook and some rain for the dry regions.
We talk to one of the participants in Rabobank's inaugural FoodX programme which this week sees 30 year 12 and 13 students from a dozen different urban Canterbury high schools having a look at the opportunities around a career path in food production supply chain (aka agriculture).
Jane Smith and Megan Hands:
Today's panel features two rural women and champions of the environment who ponder CGT, PGF and the RWC coverage controversy.