Today on The Country, Jamie Mackay discussed his recent open letter to Jacinda Ardern with David Seymour and Cameron Bagrie.
On with the show:
The ACT Party leader commented on whether Jacinda Ardern was really an "Accidental PM". Plus, he challenged the government on its raft of regulatory reforms.
We caught up a 2018 Nuffield Scholar and a Central Otago-based Resource Management Planner who encouraged all folk with a rural bent to apply for the 2022 intake.
Our China correspondent is a Kiwi selling venison in Shanghai. Today we talked about flooding of biblical proportions in Zhengzhou, typhoons, Covid, and New Zealand Venison BBQ Day.
The North Otago farmer and award-winning environmentalist asked people to "join their local councils in the front row of the forward pack to take on the government".
The independent economist commented on Jamie Mackay's opinion piece on the Prime Minister and pondered whether primary sector export commodity prices were teetering on a high.