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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 $16.68 per month and from 1 October 2019 will increase to $18.40 per month.

Event Rider Masters 2019

Tuesday Nights Channel 081

The Event Rider Masters is an exciting CCI 4*S series with record prize money and the aim to showcase the sport of Eventing to global audiences. In 2019 the six legs and a Series Preview and Review incorporate iconic British and European events where riders will battle it out for the coveted Event Rider Masters title and a £30,000 series first prize.

Bird Dog Wars

Sundays at 8.30pm Channel 081

Bird Dog Wars tests the best dogs and hunters from across North America in challenging field trials. Meet the trainers, follow the heated competition and feel the energy of hunting dogs doing what they do best. See the world’s greatest bird dogs as they rise through the ranks to reach the coveted title of World Championship Top Dog.

Washington Grown

Mondays at 7.30pm Channel 081

Food is what Washington Grown is all about! From the field to the plate and everything in between, we will highlight the amazing food scene and industry that makes Washington state a great place to enjoy literally hundreds of locally grown items.

FEI Jumping Nations Cup 2019

Tuesday Nights Channel 081

The world’s best Jumping athletes will once again target national pride in the Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup™ 2019 series. This year will be extra special as the final qualification spot for next year’s Olympic Games will be taken by the highest-finishing finalist for their place in Tokyo.

FEI Eventing Nations Cup 2019

Tuesday Nights Channel 081

The 2019 FEI Eventing Nations Cup calendar will have seven events. Germany and Great Britain are the only two nations to ever win the FEI Eventing Nations Cup Series since it launched in 2012. Great Britain took the series title last year - See who will win the coveted title this year!

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.

Sport Fishing On The Fly

Sundays 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.

Rare Breed Farming Year

Fridays at 10pm Channel 081

Taking viewers into the heart of the farming world in Northern Ireland, Rare Breed’s behind the scenes depiction of the annual farming cycle, and the ups and downs of farming life across Northern Ireland, has proved to be a much loved hit with viewers.

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.

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!

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.

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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