Today on The Country, Jamie Mackay caught up with Twizel Update editor Matt Gunn to talk about the huge scrub fire burning since Sunday in Mackenzie Country.
On with the show:
He head to the fire zone on the western shores of Lake Pukaki to talk to the editor of the local Twizel community newspaper - a former cheese maker and former Radio Sport host and producer.
We yarn to legend of the red meat industry who steps aside today after a 48 year association with Silver Fern Farms (formerly PPCS). His parting shot is all about the importance of China.
Is a Westpac rural economist who comments on interest and exchange rates, sub 2 per cent mortgages, the prospects for tonight's GDT auction and the likelihood of world recession.
Megan Hands and Kieran McAnulty:
Today's political panel ponders weather and wool.
Dr. Jacqueline Rowarth:
One of New Zealand's leading farming academics talks about the merits of crystals, super foods and tiger nuts.