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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Starting Young: A twelve year old boy and champion sheep breeder sets his eye on the top prizes at the Hawke's Bay A and P Show. His family's stud rams also attracts buyers from across the Tasman.
Tending the Flock: A former international gold-medalist target shooter runs her farm single-handedly on North Island's Central Plateau. She's also a priest at Taihape's Anglican Church.
Cherries on Top: A traditional sheep and beef farmer plants a tart cherry orchard to diversify, and uses the cherries in healthy home-made dog biscuits, which he's now marketing to the nation.
Hokonui Tails: Tailing time is a busy season for a Southland farmer and his Dutch born wife as they balance helping in their local community with running their sheep and beef operation.
The Family Farm: A couple take a radical approach to farm ownership, believing the whole community should share and benefit from their land, which they farm on ecological principles.
Heads Above Water: The biggest flood in the recorded history of the Waitotara Valley, near Whanganui, hasn't put a couple off their dream of taking full ownership of their leased sheep and beef farm.
Buffalo Bounty: Three generations of a Northland family run a herd of 100 buffalo, producing milk and cheese that they sell to restaurants, speciality cheese shops and high-end food outlets.
The Takeover: After starting a career in town, a woman comes home to take over the family high country sheep farm, first undergoing a long apprenticeship to learn how to get the best out of the land.
A Natural Success: A former truck driver turned organic sheep and beef farmer joins with 50 other suppliers to form a network supplying Southlanders with organic meat.
Raising the Steaks: A couple juggles raising beef cattle, family life and running their architecture business. Their Angus stud uses detailed genetic data to determine a bull's worth.
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