Today on The Country, Met Service Weather forecaster Lewis Ferris told Rowena Duncum that New Zealand is heading for more of a storm in a teacup than a mighty polar blast.
On with the show:
Our Met Service Weather forecaster takes a look at the supposed polar blast, which has turned out to be more of a storm in a teacup.
Reverend Steve Thomson:
The Wairarapa farmer who had the big job yesterday as the nation farewelled Sir Brian Lochore talks candidly about how finding God helped him out of a deep depression.
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We look at the IPCC report on climate which encourages us to eat less and waste less food and plant more trees.
Our political correspondent ponders Julie Anne Genter, Jacinda and Winston flexing his muscles.