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Take a look at iconic rural Kiwi life in New Zealand's longest running television series! Made with the support of NZ on Air.

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    Season 2020, Episode 1
    • Sunday 1 Mar

    G Biological dairy farmers in Otago grow the most nutrient dense food they can, expanding into free-range chooks & eggs, raised on pasture fed with seawater from the local coast.

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      • Sunday 24 May

      G A family uses a growing method called syntropics to produce all their own food on just one hectare of land, and their favourite crop is bananas.

      • Sunday 17 May

      G A thriving business based on mānuka oil, honey and tea provides an income for dozens of people in the tiny East Cape community, north of Gisborne.

      • Sunday 10 May

      G We meet a 26-year-old shearer who owns her own gang, and sees herself and her fellow shearers as pro-athletes. The Marlborough woman mentors young shearers and competes with them at the famed Golden Shears.

      • Sunday 3 May

      G A husband and wife run a Central Otago 'fruit salad' orchard growing a huge variety of heritage berries, stone fruit and pip fruit, including hard-to-find mulberries.

      • Sunday 26 Apr

      G After eight months of training, a Central Otago shearer attempts a world record and uses the event to raise awareness about teen suicide after the loss of his 16-year-old daughter.

      • Sunday 19 Apr

      G Faced with falling profits, the owner of a big Central Otago station makes a radical move into regenerative agriculture and finds the profits soon flow.

      • Sunday 5 Apr

      G A couple start their own honey business to achieve a better work/life balance for their young family and find the sacrifices they've had to make have been worthwhile.

      • Sunday 29 Mar

      G Sixth generation Wairarapa farmers make it big in the international market but remain committed to the health of the soil, water, crops and animals at home.

      • Sunday 22 Mar

      G The country's first commercial coffee grower found the right bean for New Zealand conditions on a hunch, and his Northland coffee plantation is now on the verge of expansion.

      • Sunday 15 Mar

      G A Northland family adds hydroponically grown berries to their kiwifruit orchard, giving themselves and their staff a secure future they can bank on, supplying to Kiwis and the world!

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