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Country TV

Country TV

Rural News
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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.

Sport Fishing On The Fly

Season 3 premieres 21 April at 9.00pm Channel 081

Hosted by Don Freschi, the show is filmed primarily on the pristine rivers and lakes of western Canada. Surrounded by beautiful mountain ranges and spectacular wildlife, Don shares his experiences, tips, and tricks as he fishes everything from fast moving rivers, to dead calm lakes, to vast open oceans.

Canada In The Rough

Season 15 premieres 21 April at 8.30pm Channel 081

Every year thousands of Canadians, as well as visitors from all over the world, are privileged to experience Canada's unique hunting heritage. Canada boasts 3.5 million square miles of unspoiled wilderness and some of the best hunting on the planet. Tune in each week as we document Canada's greatest hunting adventures...in the rough.

Fishy Business

Season 1 premieres Wed, 6 Feb at 8.30pm Channel 081

Sit back and relax as Adam takes you on a Kiwi fishing expedition.

Get Your Fish on

Season 2 premieres Wed, 6 Feb at 10pm Channel 081

Get Your Fish On is an entertaining way to soak up the language, learn new kupu about fishing and see some of the countries biggest fishing fanatics go head to head on the moana!

Reel West Coast

Premieres Sun, 10 Feb at 8.30pm Channel 081

Hosted by former NHL player Brendan Morrison, “Reel West Coast” is an outdoor travel and fishing show focused on adventure, conservation, culture and the West Coast lifestyle. We highlight fishing lodges, guides, wildlife and local culture. The journey and adventure around fishing is front and center in all our stories and episodes as we travel to some of the most beautiful locations in North America.

The Angus Report

Premieres Fri, 15 Feb at 10pm Channel 081

Geared specifically for the beef cattle industry, and focused on the news and information affecting every sector of the cattle industry.

Dr. Keri: Prairie Vet

Premieres Mon, 4 Feb at 8pm Channel 081

Dr. Keri Hudson Reykdal isn’t your typical country vet. Set against the breathtaking landscape of the Canadian prairies, Dr. Keri: Prairie Vet is a new ten-part documentary series which follows Dr. Keri as she travels the rural roads of northern Manitoba in her high-tech mobile clinic, on call 24/7 to care for animals big and small.

BBQ Crawl

Premieres Mon, 4 Feb at 9.30pm Channel 081

BBQ Crawl is a mouth-watering road trip that follows a world champion BBQ competitor as she eats and competes her way through the American south. Danielle Dimovski (a.k.a. DIVA-Q) travels from Texas all the way to Missouri, experiencing the world’s best BBQ and trying to win a few BBQ titles along the way.

The Bluegrass Trail

Saturdays at 9pm Channel 081

The Bluegrass Trail showcases stellar American musical craftsmanship. Time honored songs, performed by some of the greatest Bluegrass artists in the USA, presented for the very first time. It’s a celebration of this nation’s musical roots, right here on our Nashville stage. Each 30-minute episode features performances by host Alan Sibley and the Magnolia Ramblers, as well as guest performances from some of the most acclaimed performing artists in bluegrass music today.

Rural Delivery

Wednesdays at 7.30pm Channel 081

Rural Delivery is showcasing the latest innovations and technology in the rural sector. The show provides news and information for farmers, while city slickers can learn about the people, businesses and developments taking place across the country - Proudly brought to you by Alltech!

Ah PhD

Fridays at 9.30pm Channel 081

Ag PhD is a half-hour show, packed with tips on how to grow your crops. You’ll learn how to pick the right herbicides for your farm, to better fertilize your crops, and to stop those yield-robbing insects and diseases.

Point of View

Fridays at 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.

FEI World Cup Dressage 2018/19

Premieres Tuesday, 30 October at 9.30pm Channel 081

The FEI World Cup™ Dressage 2018/19 is the only worldwide annual series in this truly unique discipline. Judged on both technical and artistic merit, the sport aesthetically combines the pure magic of art, music, and the partnership between horse and rider at the highest level and consistently proves a winning formula with fascinated audiences all over the world.

FEI World Cup Jumping 2018/19

Premieres Tuesday, 23 October at 9.30pm Channel 081

The world’s best athletes will compete in the 13 qualifying legs of the Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping 2017/18 series to gain precious points for the series Final in Sweden.

FEI World Cup Jumping 2018/19 – North America

Premieres Tuesday, 9 Oct at 9.30pm Channel 081

We will bring you eight legs of the FEI World Cup Jumping North American League 2018/19.

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


Fridays 8.00pm Channel 081

Australia’s number one agricultural television programme returns this month. We'll keep you up to date with issues affecting rural and regional Australia, including farming, agriculture, economics, innovation, climate, infrastructure and more.


Fridays 9.00pm Channel 081

Farmweek presents agricultural insights from specialists and scientists. From the novice with a few tomato plants to the farmer with acres of farmland, this show will educate and inspire you with fresh ideas.

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