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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.
Winata Harrison at work in his carving house.
Not all audio is available due to copyright restrictions.
Murray Jamieson from Okaihau (6′27″)
Around the land in the North Island there's been rain rain and more rain....While over on the mainland a cool snap this week has slowed pasture growth. (4′37″)
Jan and Andy Lusty grow muscat italia - thought by many to be the finest tabel grape in the world. (14′08″)
Winiata Harrison, an 81-year-old Coromandel master carver and kaumatua chats with Cosmo Kentish-Barnes about his life and work from his carving house on the families Harataunga farm. (25′35″)
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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