Country Life for Friday 15 April 2011
21:05 Intro and Latitude 20 South
Cook Island growers are hoping to supply paw paw to New Zealand year round.
21:12 Regional Wrap
North Island farmers are looking forward to a dollop of rain this weekend. In Marlborough, conditions have been perfect for picking grapes.
21:16 Dabbling with Dexters
Dexter cattle are a small breed of cattle and are growing in numbers in New Zealand. The cows are about a metre in height - bulls a little taller. That makes then just a bit more than two thirds of the size of a Friesian. Paul and Joy Quilter.
21:26 On Firmer Ground
Since the February 22nd earthquake an influx of displaced Christchurch residents have made North Canterbury their temporary home. Cosmo Kentish-Barnes finds out how some people have coped with this dramatic event and what locals are doing to support them.
Displaced by the Christchurch earthquake; Lusila Tahaafe, her father Asiata and children Fiffita, Malakai and Asiata are living in a unit at the Rangiora Holiday Park.
Farmer Mike Hendrin in front of his empty 3 bedroom cottage near Loburn in North Canterbury, that he was offering to a Christchurch family or couple affected by the earthquake.