Today on The Country, Jamie Mackay tried to keep up with all the personnel changes in New Zealand politics this week.

On with the show:

Derek Daniell:

We salute the 50th Anniversary of the Wairarapa Romney Improvement Group with one of New Zealand's leading sheep breeders. We also ponder politics, trees and tennis.


Mike Cronin:

The head of Co-op Affairs for Fonterra comments on another good GDT auction overnight and why changes to DIRA are being greeted with glee from Fonterra.

Dr Tim Mackle:

Three years to the day since the discovery of the cattle disease, the chief executive of DairyNZ talks about the possibility of "beating Bovis" which would be a world first.

Chris Brandolino:

NIWA weather forecaster takes a look at what's in store for the rest of the week.

Listen to The Country below: