Today on The Country there was a bit of a queue, as Jamie Mackay had Agriculture Minister Damien O'Connor waiting in the wings while he interviewed National's spokesman for primary industries, Todd Muller.

On with the show:

Todd Muller:

National's spokesman for primary industries answers 10 questions on the potential outcomes of the government's proposed new National Statement on Freshwater Management Policy. Tomorrow it's the turn of Jacinda Ardern.

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Damien O'Connor:

While we were embarrassingly double-parked, we eventually found our way to Bangkok where we gave the Minister of Agriculture a right of reply to criticism that his government his providing very little for submissions and response to the controversial new water plan.

Nathan Penny:

ASB's Rural Economist talks about interest and exchange rates and the generally healthy state of returns for the primary sector.

Megan Hands:

We ask a Canterbury-based environmental consultant what the Canterbury Plains could look like in 2025 under the government's proposed to new water plan?

Listen below: