Friday 13 December 2013, with Carol Stiles, Susan Murray, Cosmo Kentish-Barnes & Duncan Smith
Lindo Ferguson and Jan Ferguson at home, Captain Butler's house, the Whaling Museum' s whaling boat and Mangonui Harbour at Butler Point.
Audio from Friday 13 December 2013
Not all audio is available due to copyright restrictions.
Intro and Guest ( 4′ 28″ )
21:05 TBfree New Zealand Farm Operations Group Manager, Dr Stuart Hutchings.
Regional Wrap ( 5′ 57″ )
21:10 Pasture's had a chance to grow in most of the North Island this week because it's been warm after recent rain, while in the South farmers are trying to get all the lambs drafted before the Christmas break.
Butler Point Whaling Museum ( 19′ 36″ )
21:24 Forty-three years ago Lindo Ferguson bought one of the Far North's oldest remaining homes. It once belonged William Butler, a captain on a whaling ship. His interest in New Zealand's whaling history grew and he has established the country's only museum dedicated to our whaling past near the tiny settlement of Hihi. The historic homestead and gardens on the glorious Mangonui harbour have also been restored.
Rolleston Prison Market Garden ( 20′ 33″ )
21:35 Rolleston Prison is one of three working prison's in New Zealand. Its market garden provides employment for up to 30 prisoners and all the fruit and vegetables produced go to the Christchurch City Mission. With residential manager, Sandra Poff and principal psychologist, Alex Green.