Today on The Country, Rowena Duncum caught up with Rangitikei sheep and beef farmer Andrew Stewart, to find out why he wrote an open letter to Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern.

Lewis Ferris:

Our Met Service Weather forecaster lets us know what to expect over the weekend and whether we're in for another polar blast?

Jim Jefcoate:


We catch up with one of the key note speakers at the NZ Apples and Pears Annual Conference in Queenstown - a Brit who loves his rugby, but is less enthusiastic about Boris and Brexit.

Mike Petersen and Julian Raine:

An Apples and Pears conference wouldn't be complete without New Zealand's Special Agricultural Trade Envoy and the former President of Horticulture New Zealand.

Hamish Walker and Andrew Stewart:

We catch up with the MP for Clutha Southland to find out what negativity in the Southland dairy scene is doing to farmers, and we chat to the man whose open letter to Jacinda Ardern has gone viral.

Tim Myers and Smiley Barrett:

Today's panel talk about a new collaboration between Norwood and Civil Defence and share their thoughts on the rugby tomorrow night.

Jamie Mackay and Grant Nisbett:


Mackay and Nisbo take a look at the TAB sports bet of the week.

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