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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 17 Nov

      G On New Zealand's only commercial pine nut orchard, a former forestry worker's game of patience pays off as his pinoli product finds markets locally and around the world.

      • Sunday 10 Nov

      G Six generations have gradually changed from sheep and beef farming to specialising in growing daffodils, and their biggest day of the year is the Cancer Society's Daffodil Day.

      • Sunday 3 Nov

      G A quirky original thinker who has built up a successful sheep and beef farm is thrilled that the next generation wants to be involved and he's handing the land over!

      • Sunday 27 Oct

      G A Southland man sets out to save his local fishery by completely changing the way he catches, sells and markets his fish, only catching to order and selling direct to chefs.

      • Sunday 20 Oct

      G The next generation of a sheep-farming family persuade their parents to join them in a radical new venture producing flavoured sheep-milk drinks for the consumer marketplace.

      • Sunday 13 Oct

      G A young woman returns home to the family dairy farm to launch a new venture producing milk for the local market which she delivers in glass bottles.

      • Sunday 29 Sep

      G A young woman who works as a shepherd embarks on a national tour to encourage young farmers to speak up about mental health, after losing her own partner to depression.

      • Sunday 22 Sep

      G A young family buys a share of a Coromandel farm from a semi-retired couple and establishes a quarter-acre organic market garden, where they grow enough salad greens to make a living.

      • 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.

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