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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. Country TV costs $18.40 per month.

Nice Fish Pro Staff

Sundays at 8.30pm Channel 081

Join the Nice Fish Pro Staff team as they take you on unique fishing adventures in scenic locations doing what they love to do – fish. Each episode features two to three different experiences, plus a cooking segment by Chef Ali in her kitchen cooking delicious seafood. Nice Fish Pro Staff is all about engaging human interest in fishing and the true fishing spirit that pushes people to hit the water.

What's In Your Shed

Wednesdays at 9.30pm Channel 081

Whether it’s vintage tractors, restored 1950s trucks and cars, rusty ploughing machines, decades old saddlery, or your grandmother’s first washing machine, enjoy some fascinating stories in the NZ series of “What’s In Your Shed”. There’s a story behind every shed, and we visit farmers and contractors all over the country to discover what farm machinery and other treasures are in their sheds.

Dream Gardens

Wednesdays at 7.30pm Channel 081

Dream Gardens is an eight-part series hosted by Michael McCoy, one of Australia’s leading landscape designer. In each episode Michael follows the transformation of one garden and watches on as the owners, working with our best designer’s battle weather, absent tradies, shifting design visions and budget blowouts.

Classic Tractor Fever

Channel 081

"Classic Tractor Fever" is a must-see for any tractor enthusiast. The series takes fans inside the different tractor makes and models highlighting how these machines have changed the world of agriculture and the meaning of "horsepower."

The Daily Report

Channel 081

The Daily Report remains the flagship show in the Country TV line-up of local programming and is a rural specific news and ten minute long ten day rural forecast that includes financial updates and stockyard reports.

FEI Jumping World Cup 2019/20

Channel 081

The annual international indoor showdown for the world’s best jumping horses and riders. Today, Oslo, Norway for the 2019/20 FEI World Cup Jumping series.

National Tractor Pulling Champs 2020

Sundays at 10.00pm Channel 081

Tractor Pulling is known as the world’s most powerful motorsport featuring the top drivers & events from across the US.

Prairie Pursuit

Sundays at 9.00pm Channel 081

Pursuit – the action of following or pursuing someone or something. In this exciting series, our fearless hunters, Greg Toogood, Bryan Lloyd, Calvin Kohlman and Mike Bourque will take you on a journey as they pursue animals from all over the Canadian Prairies and beyond. Follow the adventures of these extraordinary hunters while taking in the breathtaking landscapes of Canadian prairies, the place our hunters call home.

American Farmer

Fridays at 10.00pm Channel 081

“American Farmer” is a breakthrough program on a mission to showcase the latest advancements in agriculture and farming. From seed to harvest to livestock and more, its producers travel the country covering the people, places, and issues impacting all areas of farm country.


Mondays at 7.30pm Channel 081

Join the FarmHer journey as host Marji Guyler-Alaniz travels the country to tell the stories of the women who grow food, raise animals and care for the land.

Ag 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.

Gardening Australia

Wednesdays at 9pm Channel 081

Gardening Australia is a long running series providing practical, realistic, and credible horticultural and gardening advice, inspiring and entertaining those with a love of gardening. Presented by leading horticultural experts and passionate gardeners.

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.


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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