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Country TV

Country TV

Rural News
and Events

Country TV

Channel 081

Country TV is the only television channel dedicated to providing interesting and relevant information and entertainment to New Zealand farmers as well as the rural & equestrian communities.

Country TV is home to a rich selection of the very best agricultural, rural sporting, country music, horse & lifestyle programmes both from here in New Zealand & abroad. Country TV has it’s own rural News and Weather show called “The Daily Report” hosted by Mark Leishman that provides the only comprehensive rural news and weather service available.

Country TV may be tax deductible for farmers and those working in agribusiness sectors, discuss with your accountant to find out more.

Life Inside The Markets

Season 2

Mondays 7.30pm from 21 August Channel 081

Showcasing the life inside the biggest market in the southern hemisphere. A nocturnal world where deals are done and fresh produce finds its way to plates across Australia and the world.

Taranaki Sheep Dog Trials 2017

Wednesday 23 August 7.30pm Channel 081

Country TV brings the 2017 Taranaki Sheep Dog Trials to the big screen! More than 100 competitors and 240 sheep dogs show off their skills each year at the Hawera Showgrounds. The event attracts a broad audience and is a must for farmers, vets and trainers, and also expanded its audience over the past few years with more and more passionate dog lovers competing in the Trial.

Sporting Dog Adventures

Season 7

Sundays 8.30pm from 13 August Channel 081

Sporting Dog Adventures provides entertainment for the whole family. When not hunting, the entire Fuller family can be found food plotting or fishing!

Thinking Forward

Wednesdays 7.30pm Channel 081

Campbell Tyson visited three inspirational New Zealand businesses with the mission to share their stories and to provide insights into their way of developing and executing progressive and forward-thinking business strategies that will encourage and inspire entrepreneurs from all over New Zealand.

Spruce Meadows 2017

Tuesdays 7.30pm Channel 081

Country TV is excited to bring you the 2017 Spruce Meadows events as part of our Equestrian Performance Tuesday Nights. Spruce Meadows is known as the leading venue for international horse sports, and specialises in hosting show jumping tournaments of unmatched quality for junior, amateur and professional athletes.

American Farmer

Fridays 9.30pm Channel 081

American Farmer is a breakthrough programme on a mission to showcase the latest advancements in agriculture and farming. From seed to harvest, livestock, and more, the show will take you across the country, to the farms and the people that form the backbone of the ever-changing American agriculture industry.

Sport Fishing on the Fly

Sundays 8.30pm Channel 081

Sport Fishing on the Fly is delivering premium fly fishing entertainment and education. For over 20 years, Sport Fishing on the Fly has been casting lines and catching beautiful fish across North America. The show is hosted by Don Freschi, and with over 35 years of experience, Don’s knowledge of fly fishing and fly tying is unparalleled. Shot entirely in high-definition, each episode takes you to a beautiful, and often remote location, to fish for the various species local to that area.

Pro Bull

Sundays 7:30pm Channel 081

The Professional Bull Riders bring the “Toughest Sport on Dirt” to major arenas across the United States with the nationally-televised Built Ford Tough Series, featuring the Top 35 bull riders in the world, the BlueDEF Velocity Tour, and the Touring Pro Division, the PBR’s development tours.

The Daily Report

Weeknights 7pm Channel 081

Country TV prides itself on providing the most relevant up-to-date information for agribusiness and the rural sector. The Daily Report remains the flagship show in the Country TV line-up of local programming and is a rural specific news and weather show that includes financial updates and stockyard reports. Presented by veteran broadcaster Mark Leishman and weather analyst Philip Duncan, The Daily Report continues to deliver all the key information pertinent to agribusiness. Weeknights at 7:00pm

Point Of View

Fridays 7.30pm Channel 081

Presented by Mark Leishman, Point of view gets straight to the real issues affecting the rural sector, featuring guests that discuss and provide inside information for farmers and growers each week. You can catch the latest Point of View during the Agri-Business theme night on Friday evenings from 7:30pm.

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