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22 May - 12:30 pm NZ
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.
Sukhita Langford is the fourth generation in her family to run the amazing little historic shop in the town of Bainham, Golden Bay.
Sons of the Soil
Sons of the Soil author Ruth Lam and project leader Howe Young.
Not all audio is available due to copyright restrictions.
The North and South Islands have both had kinder weeks weatherwise, letting farmers get out and do activities that have been delayed recently. (8′32″)
A selection of primary industry stories from throughout the week. (2′17″)
Sons of the Soil is a book looking at the social history of Chinese market gardeners in New Zealand. With Ruth Lam and Howe Young. (14′00″)
Sukhita Langford is the fourth generation in her family to run the amazing little historic shop in the town of Bainham, Golden Bay. (23′47″)
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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