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with Carol Stiles, Susan Murray, Cosmo Kentish-Barnes & Duncan Smith
Friday 9pm and Saturday 7am
The Otepopo cemetery in Herbert, North Otago, is perched atop a windswept hill with sweeping views over the district. Jim and Nancy Craig, who farm the land around the cemetery, and Herbert historian Dorothy McKenzie meet Cosmo Kentish-Barnes at the site to share its history and some of the stories of those who are buried there.
Also this week, Genoese Foods: Each week crates and crates of basil are flown into Auckland from Fiji. They’re then freighted to Levin where they are made into pesto by a former asparagus grower.
Kerry and Vicki Milligan amongst their beloved dairy herd.
Having a yarn, Harry Richards is on the left.
Not all audio is available due to copyright restrictions.
It's been wet, wet, wet across the North and South Islands this week so there's grass to burn, but farmers are struggling to keep control of feed. (7′29″)
Amelia Nurse visits Century Farmer Harry Richards at his remote West Coast farm at Paturau River. (18′37″)
Murchison dairy farming couple Kerry and Vicki Milligan have decided to call it a day after eleven seasons. (23′12″)
Produced by Carol Stiles, Susan Murray and Cosmo Kentish-Barnes
Post: PO Box 489, Hamilton
Phone: 07 858 0715 or 07 858 0729
A weekly programme of issues and stories of particular concern to the rural community, and also of interest to a general audience.
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