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    Season 2019, Episode 1
    • Sunday 24 Feb

    G A South Otago family says goats are more fun to raise than sheep and sees a big future for cashmere as demand grows for fibre produced sustainably in New Zealand.

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      • Sunday 15 Sep

      G A Wellington man is passionate about making a living from the sea and fishes in Cook Strait for crays and wetfish all year round, often battling stormy weather.

      • Sunday 8 Sep

      G A Pakeha family manages a large Wairarapa sheep station for its Maori owners, who have embarked on a hundred-year plan to improve the dry, steep, coastal property.

      • Sunday 1 Sep

      G A couple take advantage of the unique microclimate in Karamea, at the northern end of the South Island's West Coast, to grow subtropical fruit for the local and Canterbury markets.

      • Sunday 25 Aug

      G A family aims to produce the country's best organic wine, and at the same time use their business success to benefit society.

      • Sunday 18 Aug

      G A remote off-grid family strikes the perfect balance between working at their successful mussel business and enjoying the remote Marlborough Sounds paradise where they live.

      • Sunday 11 Aug

      G A go-ahead dairy farmer is the Imam of his local mosque and focuses on clean water in the environmentally sensitive area where he farms, as well as keeping an eye on profitability.

      • Sunday 4 Aug

      G A beekeeper passes his love of bees and honey on to his daughters, and re-shapes the business to be more sustainable for the family and the bees alike.

      • Sunday 28 Jul

      G An entrepreneur returns to his family's chestnut orchard to farm free-range nut-fed pigs to supply a world-class charcuterie he has created in his home-built butchery.

      • Sunday 21 Jul

      G A couple buys a property with just two walnut trees and embarks on a nutty adventure, planting a hazelnut orchard, expanding their operation and winning numerous food awards along the way.

      • Sunday 14 Jul

      G A family grows their own food, from berries to bacon, potatoes to poultry. Teaching what they preach, they want all New Zealanders to connect with their food and know where it comes from.

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