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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 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 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.

      • Sunday 7 Jul

      G A determined farmer takes on the radical challenge of milking deer. The ground-breaking venture shows huge potential for creating new health products.

      • Sunday 30 Jun

      G The new generation of a dairy-farming family branches out in a different direction, growing hemp and pumpkin seeds as well as turning the pumpkin seeds into oil and gluten-free flour.

      • Sunday 23 Jun

      G A woman follows her dream to grow and sell her favourite flowers from her Waiheke Island home, as well as teaching flower-arranging to her customers.

      • Sunday 16 Jun

      G A couple who farm sheep next to an internationally-renowned lagoon have committed their lives to the wetlands around them and the fish and birdlife that use it as habitat.

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