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with Carol Stiles, Susan Murray, Cosmo Kentish-Barnes & Duncan Smith
Friday 9pm and Saturday 7am
Jeanette Fitzsimons and Harry Parkes sorting chestnuts on their Kauaeranga Valley farm.
Eric and Nancy Zwaan in front of their unique foodstore.
Basecamp owner Bill Hensley in his office and his prize stag.
Nick, Paul and Bill with their freshly smoked salami.
Lindsay Wilson, life member of the Brass Monkey Motorcycle Rally with his “cut above” chainsaw powered tandem push bike and his pink Harley Davidson.
Lindsay on his home made “The World’s Slowest Indian”.
Not all audio is available due to copyright restrictions.
Lindsay Wilson has been to all 31 Brass Monkey Motorcycle Rallies in Central Otago. The annual event is held every Queen's Birthday weekend near the Ida Dam. To keep things interesting he modifies bikes to take along, entering them in the rideable arts competition. (6′40″)
The North Island has had a frosty week while in the South Island rams have been busy on high country farms. (6′50″)
Twenty years ago Bill Hensely, an experienced deer and pig hunter, possum trapper and eeler started making salamis. He began selling through craft shows, then he got into Farmers' Markets and other small outlets and now he also butchers game meat from hunters, turning it into salami, chorizo and bier sticks. (14′55″)
Jeanette Fitzsimons is enjoying life after politics with husband Harry Parkes on their small farm up the Kauaeranga Valley near Thames. Across the Kauaeranga River, their neighbours Eric and Nancy Zwaan run a community orientated organic farm. (22′32″)
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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