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Country Life takes you down country roads to meet ordinary people achieving their dreams. We live in a beautiful country...

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    • Society & Culture

Country Life takes you down country roads to meet ordinary people achieving their dreams. We live in a beautiful country...

    Fruit in a Bottle - Drury Hills Wines

    Fruit in a Bottle - Drury Hills Wines

    David Young makes and sells 100 types of wine on his small orchard 24kms south of Auckland. His family has been on the same piece of land since 1896.

    • 11 min
    We could grow that here...

    We could grow that here...

    Leftfield Innovation is looking for ways farmers can use their land to make high value food products that consumers want. It's investigating six crops we currently import but could grow and then use to develop products.

    • 6 min
    The 90s File - Jenna O'Sullivan

    The 90s File - Jenna O'Sullivan

    Jenna O'Sullivan is working in her dream job for the livestock genetics company CRV Ambreed.

    • 3 min
    Regional Wrap

    Regional Wrap

    Ewe scanning is underway in the north, which has seen more welcome rain this week and dairy farmers are catching their breath before calving.

    • 6 min
    Country Life for Friday 5 June 2020

    Country Life for Friday 5 June 2020

    Ewe scanning is underway in the north, which has seen more welcome rain this week and dairy farmers are catching their breath before calving in six weeks' time. Jenna O'Sullivan was born in the 90s and is working in her dream job at for livestock genetics company CRV Ambreed. Leftfield Innovation is looking for ways farmers can use their land to make high value food products that consumers want, It's investigating six crops we currently import but could grow and use to develop products. David Young makes and sells 100 types of wine on his small orchard 24kms south of Auckland. His family has been on the same piece of land since 1896. Award winning wagyu beef farmers Evan and Clare Chapman were going to cut down a row of willows at their Kakahu property until they discovered a colony of long-tailed bats/pekapeka had made the old trees their home. Now the couple is working with Environment Canterbury to protect them.

    • 50 min
    Geraldine farmers go to bat for endangered species

    Geraldine farmers go to bat for endangered species

    Award winning wagyu beef farmers Evan and Clare Chapman were going to cut down a row of willows at their Kakahu property until they discovered a colony of long-tailed bats/pekapeka had made the old trees their home. Now the couple is working with Environment Canterbury to protect them.

    • 20 min

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