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  • Country Life meets Andy Fox, a fourth generation sheep and beef farmer and a director of Beef and Lamb New Zealand, who is breeding dwarf sheep

  • On Saturday Morning, Kim Hill's guests will include Anthony McCarten on his Oscar-nominated film The Theory of Everything, and Jim Al-Khalili and Johnjoe McFadden on quantum biology

  • We look at a wee problem on This Way Up, then learn how to unboil an egg, talk about close encounters with asteroids, what to do about online harassment, cheap firewood and new digital mapping technology

  • Great Encounters looks at the transformation of surfing champion Peter Drouyn and the career of coroner Richard McElrea

  • Insight explores whether Queenstown can continue being the party town for holiday markers from NZ and around the world, and keep drinking under control