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A range of exhibitors showcasing products, technology and services are also in attendance. Such shows have a rich history, deep rooted in our early New Zealand traditions once being the highlight of the community’s annual calendar. The Waikato’s A&P Show dates back to 1892. The usual livestock, farrier, equestrian, dog trials and calf club competitions are on offer, but don’t forget to check out the sheep shearing demos and the sheep racing — where seven highly trained sheep are mounted by jockeys in a race to the finish line. It is sure to be very entertaining. New events are also scheduled for this year — an axemen competition has attracted the very best of New Zealand and Australian choppers. New Zealand’s Jason Wynyard, David Bolstad and Australian David Foster are among the contenders and the chips will fly. Friday will see the new School

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Programme event take place. This new activity will provide Hamilton based Primary and Intermediate Schools the opportunity to interact with the rural community with the focus being education. The Lumber Jack Show will be on show all weekend. Patrons will see world number one pole climber, Canadian Stirling Hart and his rival eight times world champion, Brian Bartow, go head to head in the climbing competition. Axe throwing, log rolling and chainsaw duelling are also part of the show and in spite of the seriousness the act is interspersed with much hilarity. The thrills and spills of three-a-side polo will debut at the show on Sunday. Teams will compete for the Paul Clarkin Memorial Trophy. Simon Keyte, one of the world’s top five percent of players is organising the two teams made up of NZ and Australia’s top players so the event

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For the first time in 10 years a Highland Dancing competition will be held. Dancers nationwide have expressed an interest in the event which will be held on the Saturday. Apart from the Highland flings and reels and Irish jigs, dancers will perform the sword dance, and the Sailors’ hornpipe dances. Two national judges, both from the south island will officiate over the competitions which will feature a range of dancers from as young as seven through to adults. A new food show — Feast Waikato will showcase Waikato food and beverages building on the theme of fresh food gourmet cooking and farmers’ markets. Entertainment includes celebrity chef demonstrations. The last time a Royal New Zealand

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Show was hosted in the North Island was back in 2005 and this too was at Claudelands. A `Royal Show’ is the premier flagship event of the Royal Agricultural Society and attracts fierce competition as entrants seek the prestigious supreme ribbon for the animal of their breed. RAS president Bruce Orr said he was delighted to make the announcement after the green light was given to Waikato — its sure to be a bumper event. Gates open from 9am — 4pm daily. Family passes cost $25, otherwise adults are $12, children 5–14 $5, under 5 free. Put a ring around the dates and head on down for the action.

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Cutting edge sports test traditional rivals

Auckland’s Central Business District is not where you would normally expect to see wood chopping, sheep shearing and dog trialing, but come mid-October head in and around Queens Wharf and be amazed. by Annette Lambly-Robinson

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he Auckland events come hot on the heels of the same events staged in Wellington at Frank Kitt’s Park and Waitangi Park at Te Papa on October 1 and 2. Both events are organised by Cutting Edge Sport, a company formed to showcase these three iconic and traditional New Zealand Sports during the Rugby World Cup Tournament as part of the Real NZ Festival. The Cutting Edge Rural Sports 2011 experience brings the country to the city. Competitions include Trans-Tasman events — wood chopping and sheep dog trialing competitions along with speed shearing competitions in which New Zealand’s top eight shearers will sweat it out for the fastest time. Organiser (and a Dairy Flat sheep farmer himself) Steve Hollander said, “While the events will be staged as a public attraction they will still be highly competitive.’’ The traditional nature of these rural sports have a long history in this country and are strong in the hearts and minds of many New Zealanders. They are not however always able to be readily enjoyed by city dwellers or visitors to the country.

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On October 17 at Queens Wharf, New Zealand’s top eight shearers will battle it out for supremacy. Champion shearers are recognised as world-class athletes. The physically demanding farming task of shearing sheep has become an elite competitive sport where shearers remove the fleece from the sheep at breathtaking speed. New Zealand is home to two shearing superstars — 2010 World Champion Cam Ferguson and David Fagan — a shearing legend who has won the world championships and New Zealand championships a record number of times. The two day Trans-Tasman test match dog trial series will take place — for the first time ever right in the heart the of a major New Zealand city — Auckland Domain on October 19 and 20.

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The sportsmen will compete in a series of challenges to test their ability with the axe and saw — watch the woodchips fly as logs are chopped and sawn at a fantastic pace. This is a chance to watch some of Australia and New Zealand’s top rural sports athletes in three exciting invitational competitions — coupled with lively performances by three of New Zealand’s favourite entertainers — the Topp Twins and country music star, Tami Nielson. The Topp Twins aka identical twin sisters Lynda and Jools Topp have performed around the world as an original countrymusic comedy duo for more than 25 years and continue to delight audiences. Check www.eventfinder.co.nz for times.

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Sheep dog trials are a test of the bond between the farmer and their ‘best friend’ — the working dog. The pair’s stockhandling skills are put to the test in a series of challenges which usually involve maneuvering a flock of wily sheep around a course and into a pen. Who will out-smart who in the quickest time? Forestry was one of this country’s first industries and our first export product. Being an axeman was once a livelihood but nowadays it is a much contested and skilled sport. Mr Hollander said the new Trans Tasman Wood Chopping ANZAXE series launched at Queens Wharf on October 19–22 will become an annual fixture between the two countries. Two thirds of the top 20 axemen in the world hail from Australia or New Zealand. Kiwis Jason Wynyard (this year’s world champion) and David Bolstad who between them have won the World Championships for the past 15 years will lead the New Zealand team It will be a close competition against recent runners up in the world championship Australians, Brad Delosa and Laurence O’ Toole and their respective team.

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company and succeeded with it internationally. His company’s contribution to New Zealand farming systems has been huge.” “He has created a work environment that encourages personal empowerment and independent thinking. A true entrepreneur, he has a sense of urgency and controlled risk taking, which is supported and managed by the positive team he works with,” Mrs Kuriger said. In presenting the award she said Sir William was a man who placed a strong emphasis on ethics and integrity in both his professional and personal dealings. “He is viewed by the trustees as an outstanding New Zealander and a fine example to current and prospective business people.” Married to Judi, the Gallaghers live in Hamilton. They have three adult children and are proud grandparents. Sir William was knighted in this year’s New Year’s honours for services to business. It is the third honour to be bestowed — he received an MBE in 1987 and was made a member of the New Zealand Order of Merit in 1998. He was also awarded the Queen’s Commemorative Medal for Services to New Zealand in 1990. In 2008 he was awarded an Honorary Doctorate of the University of Waikato and in 1996 he was the winner of the prestigious Excellence in Communication Leadership award, the first time since its beginning in 1961 that the award had gone outside North America. Sir William has a strong and active commitment to the

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Back in the 1930s it’s doubtful Waikato farmer Bill Gallagher knew what ‘wiring’ his car to stop the family horse Joe from using is as a scratching post would lead to — he was really just looking for a solution to breaking Joe’s annoying habit. For Bill Gallagher Senior setting up an electric circuit to his car was a farmer’s approach to solving the problem. Bill was a bit of an inventor — he built homemade tractors — he fitted his first old car with iron-shod cleated wheels that pulled a roller to flatten scrub that was then burnt — a practical solution to help work his undeveloped farm. After reading the Americans were using electrified wire to hold stock in, in 1937 Bill Gallagher made his first electric fence. He originally used mains power to power the fence, but this was deemed illegal by the authorities and was disconnected. Undaunted Bill turned to batteries and Ford coils and continued developing and experimenting on his own

Bill Gallagher Senior — a bit of an inventor

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The company has introduced the 2012 YFZ450, following the YFZ450R, the YFZ450X, the Raptor 250, and the Raptor 125. This revamped YFZ450 retains the same excellent chassis design and motor features that made the original YFZ such a great performing machine. Yamaha couldn’t ignore the fact that these days it’s becoming more difficult to afford the purchase of a new, brand-name performance ATV. In response, the company found a way to keep prices down and the new YFZ450 is to sell at less than the 2004 YFZ cost at its debut seven years ago. Yamaha replaced the previous model piggyback front shocks with a pair of high quality, non-reservoir shocks designed to excel at handling a wide variety of riding situations. For the rear suspension, a highly tuned Showa piggyback shock returns on this newest model, with the only difference being found in the adjustability features. And — good news — the 2012 YFZ450 suspension components are compatible with all previous model YFZs, which means all sorts of suspension swapping is possible between this new machine and any of the previous year 450s. The used parts market is abundant and affordable, and there is always someone selling off their used stuff to make way for newer components. The YFZ450 retains the same powerplant as earlier models, but with a redesigned cam for 2012.

Yamaha also made a few important changes in the power department. While the engine compression ratio remains at 11.4:1, Yamaha made a few adjustments to the camshaft profile, allowing the new YFZ the ability to produce even more power on the bottom-end and throughout the mid-range, while sacrificing very little from the top-end. This new cam grind gives the motor a stronger feel from the very start, but also improves its overall powerband comfort and rideability. So Yamaha seems to be moving with the economic times and keeping the purchaser in mind by improving performance, without delving into the bank balances too much — a pragmatic approach which will surely appeal to its customers.

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Young Farmers to grow mo’s for Movember The challenge is out there for New Zealand’s Young Farmers to prove they can multi task: cultivate something on their top lips while at the same time think about their health. Movember is back, and while lots of Young Farmers have energetically supported this campaign, this year New Zealand Young Farmers is calling for a concerted effort — and that’s where the inaugural NZYF Inter-region Face Fleece Challenge for Movember comes into it. In 2011 the NZYF Regions will battle it out to see who can produce the biggest ‘face fleece,’ the dirtiest slugs and the

bushiest mo’s in Movember. Clubs will register to be a part of the Challenge and at the end of the month each club will have a shave off and — wait for it — combine their face fleece yield with the rest of their region’s in the hopes of gaining bragging rights as the hairiest region for 2011. NZYF CEO Richard Fitzgerald says ”this is a good cause because men’s

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health is seldom talked about in farming circles and Young Farmers are keen to raise awareness of this issue. I issue a challenge to all Young Farmers, girls too if it works for you, to go feral for a month and show us your best ginger look, patchy mo’ or even your bum-fluff; whatever you grow, park your razor and support Movember.” Proceeds from Movember are shared between the Mental Health Foundation of NZ for male depression, and the Cancer Society which is placing a huge emphasis on various aspects of men’s health. Movember Ambassador and sports

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commentator, John McBeth, is delighted at the response from the rural community and says a lot of men are more serious now about being responsible for their own health. “Some farmers have told me they now think their own health is more important than that of their animals. A breakthrough!” McBeth is also keen to encourage women to use the Movember campaign to prompt their reluctant males to get involved. For more information: Nicola Henderson NZYF Communications Coordinator 027 213 0068 www.youngfarmers.co.nz


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Made in NZ, for NZ After over 25 years, Hamilton’s Hansa Products® have moved from Grasslands Place in Frankton to 36 Tawn Place in Pukete. Their ongoing expansion, coupled with continuous improvements to the existing range of chippers, has led to the need for a larger, 1,000 square meter premises on the northern end of Hamilton. Hansa Products® is an innovative family-owned business that was established in 1980 and prides itself on being specialists in the design and manufacture of high quality brush chipping equipment, which have been made in New Zealand to suit New Zealand conditions. “We had already expanded our previous building a couple of times and ran out of space, so we decided to move somewhere newer and bigger, which will allow for both our current and future expansion,” explains managing director, Martin Vogel. “For the last eight years the business has grown considerably — by about 20 to 25% a year and we’re continuously improving design. Using more technology has helped with consistency and accuracy in the product, so that every product that goes out the door is exactly the same as the previous one. “We aim to have a product that is better than those coming in from overseas, but there still tends to be a misconception that American machines are bigger and better — but generally that isn’t the case. Our brush chippers will suit a variety of users from home gardeners to lifestyle block owners, orchardists and hire centres, right through to arboriculture contractors. “My Dad started the business thirty years ago. He was working at Gallaghers at the time when they had their agricultural machinery range and after he left he saw an opportunity to manufacturer chippers. When he got into it,

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there was nothing on the market but he could see the potential and it’s grown from there. “Now, due to expense and environmental concerns, it’s quite common to chip your green waste instead of burning or dumping. Then of course you can use the end product too for mulching, composting or animal bedding.”

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Is that feasible? Is it desirable? We think so. The whole point of a tax and welfare system is to redistribute income from those who have plenty to those who don’t. But our tax policies are hopeless; it’s far too easy for people to dodge their tax obligations. And our welfare policies are hopeless; well-off people can access government payments clearly not intended for them, and others are trapped into dependency.

The Big Kahuna, (by Gareth Morgan and Susan Guthrie), puts some radical changes to tax and welfare on the table. • Everyone aged 18+ gets an unconditional, tax-free basic income. • This basic income replaces all other government-provided cash transfers—NZ Super, DPB, Unemployment Benefit, Working for Families. • All income is taxed at a single flat rate. • All capital should make a minimum required return, and that should be taxable—every year. No exemptions for your home. We think if the job of redistributing wealth and income is worth doing, it’s worth doing properly. That means making sure everyone has the same obligations and is entitled to the same support.

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Drs Henk and Nettie Eksteen have a lot to offer their patients. Being one of the first Dental Practices in the Waikato to introduce Pain Free dentistry to their patients, the team have now added a free Velscope cancer test to their detailed annual examination which includes digital, low radiation x-rays as well as treatment prioritising. “We’re a friendly bunch of people who believe in prevention. Our dentists and hygienists are lovely and practise up-to-date dentistry,” says daughter, Luanne Eksteen, who is a qualified Dental Therapist. Henk, who grew up on the family farm, loves a

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Notes from the shed with Mark McKewen Winter is a great time for bulk milk chilling systems, chilling water temperatures are low and milk volumes are small. It won’t be that way for long, summer will arrive and temperatures will rise, not the least of which will be the milk going into the Vat. I looked up the NZFSA (New Zealand Food Safety Authority) NZCP1: Code of Practice for the Design and Operation of Farm Dairies. On page 38, 7.14 Milk Cooling it states: Milk must be cooled to 18 Deg C or less at the completion of the first milking into the bulk milk tank, and should not exceed 13 Deg C at the completion of subsequent milkings and milk must be cooled to and maintained at 7 Deg C or below within 3 hours of the completion of milking and kept at 7 Deg C or below until it is collected or the next Milking. This is a tough call for a lot of Dairies with Primary chilling water for some over 23 Deg C during summer and very ordinary chillers. It is a reality however that the Dairy Companies are toughening up around the Code of practice and quickly. The solutions are not cheap and cheerful, they have to be designed to suit the Dairy and the load to get the milk into the vat and maintained properly and be cost effective. No8 wire or “she’ll be right” isn’t going to measure up. At Milfos we have the iCONVERTER Chilling Solution that can Snap chill the milk into the vat at around 5 Deg C, maintain the Vat temperature and supply free Hot water up to 85 Deg C in abundance. It should save you around 35% Of your electricity costs. You don’t need to have a Milfos Dairy to enjoy the benefits, so check out our website www.milfos.com for details or a consultation.

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Fishing Hunting Paradise shelduck numbers continue to decline Cull may be stopped if paradise duck numbers continue to decline. According to Fish and Game the special season hunting on paradise shelduck could be cancelled next year if flock sizes continue to decline. Fish and Game (Auckland/Waikato) have been monitoring paradise shelduck numbers in the King Country since 1983, by conducting annual aerial moult counts. The last four years have revealed a large reduction in the total count and 2011 recorded a new low. This has been coupled with a substantial reduction in harvest rate during the special King Country paradise shelduck season held for the last 24 years on the last weekend in March. Due to the reduction in moult counts Fish and Game have had to implement more restrictive conditions for the special season, but despite this, numbers continue to decline. Fish and Game chief executive, Doug Emmett, said the organisation was trying

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to strike a balance between the farming sector and hunter interests. “It is acknowledged that large flocks of paradise shelduck can do damage to pasture and crops and Fish and Game have a number of mechanisms to deal with such situations,’’ he said. “If the trend continues to decline there is a strong possibility that the special season will be cancelled next year to let the population recover.’’ Paradise shelduck are likely to concentrate on high quality pasture and properties such as those that have been converted from sheep and beef to dairy, tend to experience the greatest problems, especially where there is new grass. “As always, we urge any farmers who experience issues to contact us immediately so we can help to alleviate the situation without delay,’’ he said. Any farms with problems will continue to be managed by issuing permits to either disturb and/or cull. “It is imperative landowners go through the correct channels,’’ said Mr Emmett. “Fish and Game will prosecute anyone partaking in unauthorised culls.” This year farmers in the King Country, Waitomo, Otorohanga and Ruapehu district council areas who have large congregations of moulting birds during summer months are asked to contact Fish and Game on 07 849 1666 or email to admin@awfg.org.nz.

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Few sports can compare to that of a professional rodeo — with events ranging from bull riding to barrel racing to the popular rodeo clowns, there is something for everyone. Hell On Hooves presents the most extreme eight seconds in sports today — the most dangerous sports on the planet and leaves little room for error. That is the sport of bull riding. At any second the rider could be thrown from the bull getting trampled by almost a ton of uncontrolled raw power. As each episode moves forward, interviews with the weekend’s top competitors grab their reactions and expectations as they move toward claiming the Big Buckle. This series looks into the other side of this extreme sport like rodeo clowns, the lifestyle, the fans and life of a cowboy. There is always the excitement of the next bull ride and finding out who will rise to the top and receive the ultimate prize being crowned Canada’s best cowboy. (Repeat screenings available)

DNA TECHNOLOGY — CHANGING THE FACE OF NEW ZEALAND SHEEP FARMING Tuesday October 25 @ 9PM A fascinating local documentary on the new DNA testing technology available to New Zealand Sheep Farmers. Consultant Vet Dr Trevor Cook from Feilding gives a historical perspective on the growing problem of parasite drench resistance, and how new DNA testing technology gives farmers sustainable new tools to identify sheep with preferred breeding traits. Sue and Graeme Maxwell, Sheep Stud farmers from Hawke’s Bay are an example of early adaptors of the new technology and they talk about their experiences of using Pfizer’s Wormstar and Sheep 50K DNA testing products in their breeding and parasite management programmes. (Repeat screenings available)

UNDER THE SPELL OF HORSES Premieres Friday October 28 @ 9PM Under The Spell of Horses is a beautiful 4-part series that explores the ancient and traditional relationship between horses and man around the world. From Morocco and the royal city of Meknes, to Argentina, India and to the edge of the Arctic Circle, Under the Spell of Horses will take you on a stunning and fascinating journey. (Repeat screenings available)

The World Equestrian Games are the most highly regarded in equestrian sport. Comprised of the world championships for eight equestrian sports — dressage, driving, endurance, eventing, jumping, para dressage, reining and vaulting. The World Equestrian Games are held every four years, two years prior to the Olympic Games, and showcase the world’s most exceptional 800 plus equine athletes. In the lead-up to the London 2012 Olympics — set your Labour Day aside and sit back and enjoy over 12 hours coverage of the best of the best with coverage of the World Equestrian Games 2010. (Repeat screenings available)

ASB RURAL INNOVATION WEEK TUESDAY 1st NOVEMBER FRIDAY 4th NOVEMBER at 9.00pm. OPEN - TO - VIEW Country99TV in conjunction with ASB Bank are partnering to deliver a dedicated week of programmes in November which will deliver fascinating insights into the future of farming in New Zealand. ASB Rural Innovation Week will provide four in-depth programmes with on-farm interviews and demonstrations on how innovation works and what the benefits are. ASB Rural Innovation Week will showcase the latest technology advance and what we can expect from the rural industry in the next three to five years. The topics will focus on sustainability, traceability, technology and productivity. To showcase New Zealand innovation to the widest New Zealand audience, Country99TV will be open to all SKY Television viewers that subscribe to the basic service, with an open to view window between 6.00am on Tuesday 1st November through to 10.00pm on Friday 4th November. ASB Rural Innovation Week, the exclusive showcase of New Zealand’s inventiveness only on Country99TV.

NZ ON A PLATE Premieres Tuesday November 1st at 10.00am COUNTRY99TV PREMIERE New Zealand On A Plate showcases our country’s distinctive, award winning cuisine in a compelling show that displays New Zealand food and wine in a way that not only grabs viewers by the taste-buds but also engages them on an emotional level. We take 11 of New Zealand’s top chef’s out of the kitchen to explore and collect regional delicacies and then bring them back to the stove top to let them loose on their bounty. Travelling around New Zealand’s diverse landscape these dedicated and dynamic chefs take the freshest and most sophisticated ingredients and create gorgeous food that can be described as seductive, superb, glamorous and uniquely New Zealand. Premiering on Country99TV, Tuesday November 1st at 10.00am.


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PROGRAMME SCHEDULE Thu 13 Oct - Wed 19 Oct Thursday 13 Oct 06:00 Landline 07:00 NTPA Championship Pulling (P) 07:30 Country 99 TV News & Weather 08:00 Money Talks 08:30 Country 99 TV News & Weather 09:00 Gardening Australia 09:30 Cheese Slices 10:00 Your Beautiful Garden 10:30 The Cowboys’ Kitchen 11:00 The Fresh Life 11:30 NTPA Championship Pulling 12:00 Country 99 TV News & Weather 12:30 Money Talks 13:00 TUX North Island & NZ Dog Trial Championships 13:30 Country 99 TV News & Weather 14:00 Landline 15:00 Barbecue University 15:30 FEI Equestrian World 2011 16:00 Gardening Australia 16:30 Cheese Slices 17:00 Your Beautiful Garden 17:30 The Fresh Life 18:00 FEI Equestrian World 2011 18:30 Landline 19:30 NTPA Championship Pulling 20:00 Country 99 TV News & Weather (P) 20:30 Landline (P) 21:30 Classic Tractor Fever 22:00 Landline 23:00 Beef And Lamb Leadership 23:30 Gardening Australia 00:00 Cheese Slices 00:30 Your Beautiful Garden 01:00 NTPA Championship Pulling 01:30 Country 99 TV News & Weather 02:00 Landline 03:00 NTPA Championship Pulling 03:30 Gardening Australia 04:00 Cheese Slices

04:30 Your Beautiful Garden 05:00 FEI Equestrian World 2011 05:30 NTPA Championship Pulling

Friday 14 Oct 06:00 Landline 07:00 NTPA Championship Pulling (P) 07:30 Country99 TV News & Weather 08:00 Ag PhD 08:30 Country 99 TV News & Weather 09:00 FEI Nations Cup 2011 10:00 Pro Bull 2010 11:00 Landline 12:00 Country 99 TV News & Weather 12:30 Ag PhD 13:00 Money Talks 13:30 Country99 TV News & Weather 14:00 America’s Heartland 14:30 NTPA Championship Pulling 15:00 FEI Nations Cup 2011 16:00 Garden Rambles 17:00 Landline 18:00 Classic Tractor Fever 18:30 Landline 19:30 NTPA Championship Pulling 20:00 Country 99 TV News & Weather (P) 20:30 Straight Talk (P) 21:00 HSBC FEI Classics 22:00 Landline 23:00 NTPA Championship Pulling 23:30 Classic Tractor Fever 00:00 Best Of America By Horseback 00:30 Ag PhD 01:00 NTPA Championship Pulling 01:30 Country 99 TV News & Weather 02:00 Landline 03:00 NTPA Championship Pulling 03:30 Landline 04:30 Ag PhD 05:00 Farming Sunday 05:30 NTPA Championship Pulling

saTurday 15 Oct 06:00 Pro Bull 2010 07:00 FEI Equestrian World 2011 (P) 07:30 Along For The Ride 08:00 FEI Nations Cup 2011 09:00 Race Country (P) 09:30 Country 99 TV News & Weather 10:00 TOWER Sector Report 10:30 Money Talks 11:00 Ag PhD 11:30 Straight Talk 12:00 TUX North Island & NZ Dog Trial Championships 12:30 Outdoors With Geoff Thomas (P) 13:00 Race Country 13:30 Along For The Ride 14:00 HSBC FEI Classics 15:00 Spruce Meadows 2011 16:00 TOWER Sector Report 16:30 America’s Heartland 17:00 Ag PhD 17:30 Straight Talk 18:00 Outdoors With Geoff Thomas 18:30 Outdoors With Geoff Thomas (P) 19:00 TUX North Island & NZ Dog Trial Championships 19:30 The Week In Agri-Business (P) 20:00 Inside Music Row (P) 20:30 TruCountry (P) 21:00 Marty Stuart Show (P) 21:30 Cumberland Highlanders (P) 22:00 Best Of America By Horseback (P) 22:30 Race Country 23:00 Horse Tales 23:30 Along For The Ride 00:00 Pro Bull 2010 01:00 FEI Nations Cup 2011 02:00 Spruce Meadows 2011 03:00 FEI Equestrian World 2011 03:30 Along For The Ride 04:00 TOWER Sector Report

04:30 Money Talks 05:00 Ag PhD 05:30 Straight Talk

sunday 16 Oct 06:00 07:00 08:00 08:30 09:00 09:30 10:00 10:30 11:00 11:30 12:00 13:00 14:00 14:30 15:00 16:00 16:30 17:00 17:30 18:00 19:00 19:30 20:00 20:30 21:00 21:30 22:00 22:30 23:00 00:00 01:00 01:30 02:00 02:30 03:00 04:00 04:30 05:00 05:30

Pro Bull 2011 FEI Nations Cup 2011 Race Country Along For The Ride Farming Sunday (P) Straight Talk Money Talks TOWER Sector Report The Week In Agri-Business TUX North Island & NZ Dog Trial Championships Spruce Meadows 2011 HSBC FEI Classics (P) Race Country Along For The Ride FEI Nations Cup 2011 America’s Heartland Straight Talk Farming Sunday TOWER Sector Report Pro Bull 2011 (P) The Week In Agri-Business Farming Sunday Classic Tractor Fever Marty Stuart Show Inside Music Row TruCountry FEI Equestrian World 2011 Along For The Ride Spruce Meadows 2011 Pro Bull 2011 Along For The Ride Race Country FEI Equestrian World 2011 Along For The Ride FEI Nations Cup 2011 Money Talks Straight Talk TOWER Sector Report Ag PhD

07:00 NTPA Championship Pulling (P) 07:30 The Week In Agri-Business 08:00 Farming Sunday 08:30 The Week In Agri-Business 09:00 Your Beautiful Garden (P) 09:30 Gardening Australia (P) 10:00 Smart Gardening (P) 10:30 Garden Rambles (P) 11:30 NTPA Championship Pulling 12:00 The Week In Agri-Business 12:30 Farming Sunday 13:00 Money Talks 13:30 The Week In Agri-Business 14:00 Straight Talk 14:30 Ag PhD 15:00 Farming Sunday 15:30 FEI Equestrian World 2011 16:00 FEI Equestrian World 2011 16:30 Gardening Australia 17:00 Smart Gardening 17:30 FEI Nations Cup 2011 (P) 18:30 Landline 19:30 America’s Heartland (P) 20:00 Country 99 TV News & Weather (P) 20:30 TOWER Sector Report (P) 21:00 TUX North Island & NZ Dog Trial Championships (P) 21:30 Along For The Ride (P) 22:00 Landline 23:00 NTPA Championship Pulling 23:30 Your Beautiful Garden 00:00 Gardening Australia 00:30 Smart Gardening 01:00 NTPA Championship Pulling 01:30 Country 99 TV News & Weather 02:00 Landline 03:00 NTPA Championship Pulling 03:30 Your Beautiful Garden 04:00 Gardening Australia 04:30 Smart Gardening 05:00 Along For The Ride 05:30 NTPA Championship Pulling

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07:00 NTPA Championship Pulling (P) 07:30 Country 99 TV News & Weather 08:00 TOWER Sector Report 08:30 Country 99 TV News & Weather 09:00 Cheese Slices (P) 09:30 BBQ University (P) 10:00 The Cowboys’ Kitchen (P) 10:30 5 Ingredient Fix (P) 11:00 Surfing the Menu (P) 11:30 The Fresh Life (P) 12:00 Country 99 TV News & Weather 12:30 TOWER Sector Report 13:00 Straight Talk 13:30 Country 99 TV News & Weather 14:00 TOWER Sector Report 14:30 TUX North Island & NZ Dog Trial Championships 15:00 America’s Heartland 15:30 Along For The Ride 16:00 Cheese Slices 16:30 Barbecue University 17:00 The Fresh Life 17:30 The Cowboys’ Kitchen 18:00 Along For The Ride 18:30 Landline 19:30 Hell On Hooves (P) 20:00 Country 99 TV News & Weather (P) 20:30 America’s Heartland 21:00 Straight Talk 21:30 Horse Tales 22:00 Landline 23:00 NTPA Championship Pulling 23:30 Cheese Slices 00:00 Barbeque University 00:30 The Cowboys’ Kitchen 01:00 NTPA Championship Pulling 01:30 Country 99 TV News & Weather 02:00 Landline 03:00 NTPA Championship Pulling 03:30 Cheese Slices 04:00 Barbecue University

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04:30 FEI Nations Cup 2011 05:30 NTPA Championship Pulling

Wednesday 19 Oct 06:00 Landline 07:00 Hell On Hooves 07:30 Country 99 TV News & Weather 08:00 Straight Talk 08:30 Country 99 TV News & Weather 09:00 Along For The Ride 09:30 FEI Equestrian World 2010 10:00 Race Country 10:30 FEI Nations Cup 2011 11:30 NTPA Championship Pulling 12:00 Country99 TV News & Weather 12:30 Straight Talk 13:00 TOWER Sector Report 13:30 Country 99 TV News & Weather 14:00 Ag PhD 14:30 Farming Sunday 15:00 The Cowboys’ Kitchen 15:30 Spruce Meadows 2011 16:30 Animal S.O.S. 17:00 Garden Rambles 18:00 Backstage Pass With Monty Roberts 18:30 Landline 19:30 NTPA Championship Pulling 20:00 Country 99 TV News & Weather (P) 20:30 Money Talks (P) 21:00 Ag PhD (P) 21:30 TUX North Island & NZ Dog Trial Championships 22:00 Landline 23:00 NTPA Championship Pulling 23:30 Garden Rambles 00:30 Best Of America By Horseback 01:00 NTPA Championship Pulling 01:30 Country99 TV News & Weather 02:00 Landline 03:00 NTPA Championship Pulling 03:30 Your Beautiful Garden 04:00 Garden Rambles 05:00 Race Country 05:30 NTPA Championship Pulling

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Waikato Farming Lifestyles October 2011

PROGRAMME SCHEDULE Thurs 20 Oct - Thurs 27 Oct Thursday 20 Oct

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Friday 21 Oct 06:00 Landline 07:00 NTPA Championship Pulling (P) 07:30 Country 99 TV News & Weather 08:00 Ag PhD 08:30 Country 99 TV News & Weather 09:00 FEI Nations Cup 2011 10:00 Pro Bull 2010 11:00 Landline 12:00 Country 99 TV News & Weather 12:30 Ag PhD 13:00 Money Talks 13:30 Country 99 TV News & Weather 14:00 America’s Heartland 14:30 Hell On Hooves 15:00 FEI Nations Cup 2011 16:00 Garden Rambles 17:00 Landline 18:00 Classic Tractor Fever 18:30 Landline 19:30 NTPA Championship Pulling 20:00 Country 99 TV News & Weather (P) 20:30 Straight Talk (P) 21:00 HSBC FEI Classics (P) 22:00 Landline 23:00 NTPA Championship Pulling 23:30 Classic Tractor Fever 00:00 Best Of America By Horseback 00:30 Ag PhD 01:00 NTPA Championship Pulling 01:30 Country 99 TV News & Weather 02:00 Landline 03:00 NTPA Championship Pulling 03:30 Landline 04:30 Ag PhD 05:00 Farming Sunday 05:30 NTPA Championship Pulling

06:00 07:00 07:30 08:00 09:00 09:30

05:00 Ag PhD 05:30 Straight Talk

06:00 Landline 07:00 NTPA Championship Pulling (P) 07:30 Country 99 TV News & Weather 08:00 Money Talks 08:30 Country 99 TV News & Weather 09:00 Gardening Australia 09:30 Cheese Slices 10:00 Your Beautiful Garden 10:30 The Cowboys’ Kitchen 11:00 The Fresh Life 11:30 NTPA Championship Pulling 12:00 Country 99 TV News & Weather 12:30 Money Talks 13:00 TUX North Island & NZ Dog Trial Championships 13:30 Country 99 TV News & Weather 14:00 Landline 15:00 Barbecue University 15:30 FEI Equestrian World 2011 16:00 Gardening Australia 16:30 Cheese Slices 17:00 Your Beautiful Garden 17:30 The Fresh Life 18:00 FEI Equestrian World 2011 18:30 Landline 19:30 NTPA Championship Pulling 20:00 Country 99 TV News & Weather (P) 20:30 Landline (P) 21:30 Classic Tractor Fever 22:00 Landline 23:00 NTPA Championship Pulling 23:30 Gardening Australia 00:00 Cheese Slices 00:30 Your Beautiful Garden 01:00 NTPA Championship Pulling 01:30 Country 99 TV News & Weather 02:00 Landline 03:00 NTPA Championship Pulling 03:30 Gardening Australia 04:00 Cheese Slices

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Pro Bull 2010 FEI Equestrian World 2011 Along For The Ride FEI Nations Cup 2011 Race Country (P) Country 99 TV News & Weather TOWER Sector Report Money Talks Ag PhD Straight Talk TUX North Island & NZ Dog Trial Championships Outdoors With Geoff Thomas (P) Race Country Along For The Ride HSBC FEI Classics Spruce Meadows 2011 (P) TOWER Sector Report America’s Heartland Ag PhD Straight Talk Outdoors With Geoff Thomas Outdoors With Geoff Thomas (P) TUX North Island & NZ Dog Trial Championships The Week In Agri-Business (P) Inside Music Row (P) TruCountry (P) Marty Stuart Show (P) Cumberland Highlanders (P) Best Of America By Horseback (P) Race Country FEI Equestrian World 2011 Along For The Ride Pro Bull 2010 FEI Nations Cup 2011 Spruce Meadows 2011 FEI Equestrian World 2011 Along For The Ride TOWER Sector Report Money Talks

sunday 23 Oct 06:00 07:00 08:00 08:30 09:00 09:30 10:00 10:30 11:00 11:30 12:00 13:00 14:00 14:30 15:00 16:00 16:30 17:00 17:30 18:00 19:00 19:30 20:00 20:30 21:00 21:30 22:00 22:30 23:00 00:00 01:00 01:30 02:00 02:30 03:00 04:00 04:30 05:00 05:30

Pro Bull 2011 FEI Nations Cup 2011 Race Country Along For The Ride Farming Sunday (P) Straight Talk Money Talks TOWER Sector Report The Week In Agri-Business TUX North Island & NZ Dog Trial Championships Spruce Meadows 2011 HSBC FEI Classics (P) Race Country Along For The Ride FEI Nations Cup 2011 America’s Heartland Straight Talk Farming Sunday TOWER Sector Report Pro Bull 2011 The Week In Agri-Business Farming Sunday Classic Tractor Fever Marty Stuart Show Inside Music Row TruCountry FEI Equestrian World 2011 Along For The Ride Spruce Meadows 2011 Pro Bull 2011 Along For The Ride Race Country FEI Equestrian World 2011 Along For The Ride FEI Nations Cup 2011 Money Talks Straight Talk TOWER Sector Report Ag PhD

MOnday 24 Oct 06:00 Landline 07:00 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games 2010

18:00 Backstage Pass With Monty Roberts (P) 18:30 Landline 19:30 NTPA Championship Pulling 20:00 Country 99 TV News & Weather (P) 20:30 Money Talks (P) 21:00 Ag PhD (P) 21:30 TUX North Island & NZ Dog Trial Championships (P) 22:00 Landline 23:00 NTPA Championship Pulling 23:30 Garden Rambles 00:30 Best Of America By Horseback 01:00 NTPA Championship Pulling 01:30 Country 99 TV News & Weather 02:00 Landline 03:00 NTPA Championship Pulling 03:30 Your Beautiful Garden 04:00 Garden Rambles 05:00 Race Country 05:30 NTPA Championship Pulling

19:00 Kihikihi Horse Trials 19:30 America’s Heartland (P) 20:00 Country 99 TV News & Weather (P) 20:30 TOWER Sector Report (P) 21:00 TUX North Island & NZ Dog Trial Championships (P) 21:30 Along For The Ride (P) 22:00 Landline 23:00 NTPA Championship Pulling 23:30 Your Beautiful Garden 00:00 Gardening Australia 00:30 Smart Gardening 01:00 NTPA Championship Pulling 01:30 Country 99 TV News & Weather 02:00 Landline 03:00 NTPA Championship Pulling 03:30 Your Beautiful Garden 04:00 Gardening Australia 04:30 Smart Gardening 05:00 Along For The Ride 05:30 NTPA Championship Pulling

16:00 17:00 17:30 18:00 18:30 19:30 20:00

Tuesday 25 Oct

Wednesday 26 Oct

Thursday 27 Oct

06:00 Landline 07:00 NTPA Championship Pulling (P) 07:30 Country 99 TV News & Weather 08:00 TOWER Sector Report 08:30 Country 99 TV News & Weather 09:00 Cheese Slices (P) 10:00 The Cowboys’ Kitchen (P) 10:30 5 Ingredient Fix (P) 11:00 Surfing the Menu (P) 11:30 The Fresh Life (P) 12:00 Country 99 TV News & Weather 12:30 TOWER Sector Report 13:00 Straight Talk 13:30 Country 99 TV News & Weather 14:00 TOWER Sector Report 14:30 TUX North Island & NZ Dog Trial Championships 15:00 America’s Heartland 15:30 Along For The Ride

06:00 Landline 07:00 Hell On Hooves 07:30 Country 99 TV News & Weather 08:00 Straight Talk 08:30 Country 99 TV News & Weather 09:00 Along For The Ride 09:30 FEI Equestrian World 2010 10:00 Race Country 10:30 HSBC FEI Classics (P) 11:30 NTPA Championship Pulling 12:00 Country 99 TV News & Weather 12:30 Straight Talk 13:00 TOWER Sector Report 13:30 Country 99 TV News & Weather 14:00 Ag PhD 14:30 Farming Sunday 15:00 The Cowboys’ Kitchen 15:30 Spruce Meadows 2011 16:30 Animal S.O.S. 17:00 Garden Rambles

06:00 Landline 07:00 NTPA Championship Pulling (P) 07:30 Country 99 TV News & Weather 08:00 Money Talks 08:30 Country 99 TV News & Weather 09:00 Gardening Australia 09:30 Cheese Slices 10:30 The Cowboys’ Kitchen 11:00 The Fresh Life 11:30 NTPA Championship Pulling 12:00 Country 99 TV News & Weather 12:30 Money Talks 13:00 TUX North Island & NZ Dog Trial Championships 13:30 Country 99 TV News & Weather 14:00 Landline 15:00 Barbecue University 15:30 FEI Equestrian World 2011 16:00 Gardening Australia

20:30 21:00 21:30 22:00 23:00 23:30 00:30 01:00 01:30 02:00 03:00 03:30 04:30 05:30

Cheese Slices The Fresh Life The Cowboys’ Kitchen Along For The Ride Landline Hell On Hooves (P) Country 99 TV News & Weather (P) America’s Heartland DNA Technology (P) Horse Tales Landline NTPA Championship Pulling Cheese Slices The Cowboys’ Kitchen NTPA Championship Pulling Country 99 TV News & Weather Landline NTPA Championship Pulling Cheese Slices FEI Nations Cup 2011 NTPA Championship Pulling

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PROGRAMME SCHEDULE Thurs 27 Oct - Thurs 3 Nov 16:30 17:30 18:00 18:30 19:30 20:00 20:30 21:30 22:00 23:00 23:30 00:00 01:00 01:30 02:00 03:00 03:30 04:00 05:00 05:30

Cheese Slices The Fresh Life FEI Equestrian World 2011 Landline NTPA Championship Pulling Country 99 TV News & Weather (P) Landline (P) Classic Tractor Fever Landline Classic Tractor Fever Gardening Australia Cheese Slices NTPA Championship Pulling Country 99 TV News & Weather Landline NTPA Championship Pulling Gardening Australia Cheese Slices FEI Equestrian World 2011 NTPA Championship Pulling

Friday 28 Oct 06:00 Landline 07:00 NTPA Championship Pulling (P) 07:30 Country 99 TV News & Weather 08:00 Ag PhD 08:30 Country 99 TV News & Weather 09:00 FEI Nations Cup 2011 10:00 Pro Bull 2010 11:00 Landline 12:00 Country 99 TV News & Weather 12:30 Ag PhD 13:00 Money Talks 13:30 Country 99 TV News & Weather 14:00 America’s Heartland 14:30 Hell On Hooves 15:00 FEI Nations Cup 2011 16:00 Garden Rambles 17:00 Landline 18:00 Classic Tractor Fever 18:30 Landline 19:30 NTPA Championship Pulling

20:00 Country 99 TV News & Weather (P) 20:30 Straight Talk (P) 21:00 Under The Spell Of Horses (P) 22:00 Landline 23:00 NTPA Championship Pulling 23:30 Classic Tractor Fever 00:00 Best Of America By Horseback 00:30 Ag PhD 01:00 NTPA Championship Pulling 01:30 Country 99 TV News & Weather 02:00 Landline 03:00 NTPA Championship Pulling 03:30 Landline 04:30 Ag PhD 05:00 Farming Sunday 05:30 NTPA Championship Pulling

saTurday 29 Oct 06:00 07:00 07:30 08:00 09:00 09:30 10:00 10:30 11:00 11:30 12:00 12:30 13:00 13:30 14:00 15:00 16:00 16:30 17:00 17:30 18:00 18:30 19:00

Pro Bull 2010 FEI Equestrian World 2011 Along For The Ride Under The Spell Of Horses Race Country (P) Country 99 TV News & Weather TOWER Sector Report Money Talks Ag PhD Straight Talk TUX North Island & NZ Dog Trial Championships Outdoors With Geoff Thomas Race Country Along For The Ride Under The Spell Of Horses Spruce Meadows 2011 (P) TOWER Sector Report DNA Technology (P) Ag PhD Straight Talk Outdoors With Geoff Thomas Outdoors With Geoff Thomas (P) TUX North Island & NZ Dog Trial Championships

19:30 The Week In Agri-Business (P) 20:00 Inside Music Row (P) 20:30 TruCountry (P) 21:00 Marty Stuart Show (P) 21:30 Cumberland Highlanders (P) 22:00 Best Of America By Horseback (P) 22:30 Under The Spell Of Horses 23:30 Along For The Ride 00:00 Pro Bull 2010 01:00 FEI Nations Cup 2011 02:00 Spruce Meadows 2011 03:00 FEI Equestrian World 2011 03:30 Along For The Ride 04:00 TOWER Sector Report 04:30 Money Talks 05:00 Ag PhD 05:30 Straight Talk

sunday 30 Oct 06:00 07:00 08:00 08:30 09:00 09:30 10:00 10:30 11:00 11:30 12:00 13:00 14:00 14:30 15:00 16:00 16:30 17:00 17:30 18:00 19:00 19:30 20:00 20:30 21:00 21:30

Pro Bull 2011 FEI Nations Cup 2011 Race Country Along For The Ride Farming Sunday (P) Straight Talk Money Talks TOWER Sector Report The Week In Agri-Business TUX North Island & NZ Dog Trial Championships Spruce Meadows 2011 HSBC FEI Classics (P) Race Country Along For The Ride Under The Spell Of Horses DNA Technology Straight Talk Farming Sunday TOWER Sector Report Pro Bull 2011 (P) The Week In Agri-Business Farming Sunday Classic Tractor Fever Marty Stuart Show Inside Music Row TruCountry

22:00 22:30 23:00 00:00 01:00 01:30 02:00 02:30 03:00 04:00 04:30 05:00 05:30

FEI Equestrian World 2011 Along For The Ride Under The Spell Of Horses Pro Bull 2011 Along For The Ride Race Country FEI Equestrian World 2011 Along For The Ride FEI Nations Cup 2011 Money Talks Straight Talk TOWER Sector Report Ag PhD

MOnday 31 Oct 06:00 Landline 07:00 NTPA Championship Pulling (P) 07:30 The Week In Agri-Business 08:00 Farming Sunday 08:30 The Week In Agri-Business 09:00 Your Beautiful Garden (P) 09:30 Gardening Australia (P) 10:00 Smart Gardening (P) 10:30 Garden Rambles (P) 11:30 NTPA Championship Pulling 12:00 The Week In Agri-Business 12:30 Farming Sunday 13:00 Money Talks 13:30 The Week In Agri-Business 14:00 Straight Talk 14:30 Ag PhD 15:00 Farming Sunday 15:30 Under The Spell Of Horses 16:30 Gardening Australia 17:00 Smart Gardening 17:30 FEI Nations Cup 2011 18:30 Landline 19:30 America’s Heartland (P) 20:00 Country 99 TV News & Weather (P) 20:30 TOWER Sector Report (P) 21:00 TUX North Island & NZ Dog Trial Championships (P) 21:30 Hell On Hooves 22:00 Landline 23:00 NTPA Championship Pulling 23:30 Your Beautiful Garden 00:00 Gardening Australia

00:30 Smart Gardening 01:00 NTPA Championship Pulling 01:30 Country 99 TV News & Weather 02:00 Landline 03:00 NTPA Championship Pulling 03:30 Your Beautiful Garden 04:00 Gardening Australia 04:30 Smart Gardening 05:30 NTPA Championship Pulling

Tuesday 1 nov 06:00 Landline 07:00 National Tractor Pulling Championship (P) 07:30 Country99 TV News & Weather 08:00 Tower Sector Report 08:30 Country99 TV News & Weather 09:00 Cheese Slices (P) 09:30 Barbecue University (P) 10:00 NZ on a Plate (P) 10:30 5 Ingredient Fix (P) 11:00 Surfing the Menu (P) 11:30 The Cowboys’ Kitchen (P) 12:00 Country99 TV News & Weather 12:30 Tower Sector Report 13:00 Straight Talk 13:30 Country99 TV News & Weather 14:00 Tower Sector Report 14:30 TUX North Island & NZ Dog Trial Championship 15:00 America’s Heartland 15:30 NZ Dressage Championships 2011 16:30 NZ Dressage Championships 2011 17:30 NZ National Agricultural Fieldays Exhibitors (P) 18:00 NZ National Agricultual Fieldays Event Highlights (P) 18:30 Landline 19:30 Hell On Hooves (P) 20:00 Country99 TV News & Weather (P) 20:30 America’s Heartland 21:00 ASB Rural Innovation Week (P) 21:30 Horse Tales and Other Stories

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22:00 Landline 23:00 National Tractor Pulling Championship 23:30 Cheese Slices 00:00 Barbecue University 00:30 The Cowboys’ Kitchen 01:00 National Tractor Pulling Championship 01:30 Country99 TV News & Weather 02:00 Landline 03:00 National Tractor Pulling Championship 03:30 Cheese Slices 04:00 Barbecue University 04:30 FEI Nations Cup 2011 05:30 National Tractor Pulling Championship

Wednesday 2 nov 06:00 07:00 07:30 08:00 08:30 09:00 09:30 10:00 10:30 11:30 12:00 12:30 13:00 13:30 14:00 14:30 15:00 15:30 16:30 17:30 18:00 18:30 19:30

Landline Hell On Hooves Country99 TV News & Weather Straight Talk Country99 TV News & Weather ASB Rural Innovation Week FEI Equestrian World 2011 (P) Race Country HSBC FEI Classics 2011 National Tractor Pulling Championship Country99 TV News & Weather Straight Talk ASB Rural Innovation Week Country99 TV News & Weather Ag PhD Farming Sunday The Cowboys’ Kitchen Spruce Meadows 2011 The Beef & Lamb Glammies (P) NZ National Agricultural Fieldays Exhibitors (P) NZ National Agricultual Fieldays Event Highlights (P) Landline National Tractor Pulling Championship

20:00 Country99 TV News & Weather 20:30 Money Talks 21:00 ASB Rural Innovation Week (P) 21:30 TUX North Island & NZ Dog Trial Championship 22:00 Landline 23:00 National Tractor Pulling Championship 23:30 Garden Rambles 00:30 America’s Heartland 01:00 National Tractor Pulling Championship 01:30 Country99 TV News & Weather 02:00 Landline 03:00 National Tractor Pulling Championship 03:30 Your Beautiful Garden 04:00 Garden Rambles 05:00 Race Country 05:30 National Tractor Pulling Championship

Thursday 3 nov 06:00 Landline 07:00 National Tractor Pulling Championship (P) 07:30 Country99 TV News & Weather 08:00 Money Talks 08:30 Country99 TV News & Weather 09:00 ASB Rural Innovation Week 09:30 Golden Shears (P) 10:00 Golden Shears (P) 10:30 Golden Shears (P) 11:00 Golden Shears (P) 11:30 National Tractor Pulling Championship 12:00 Country99 TV News & Weather 12:30 Money Talks 13:00 ASB Rural Innovation Week 13:30 Country99 TV News & Weather 14:00 Landline 15:00 Barbecue University 15:30 FEI Equestrian World 2011 16:00 DNA Technology Changing The Face Of NZ Sheep Farming (P) 16:30 Pro Bull 2010

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PROGRAMME SCHEDULE Thurs 3 Nov - Wed 9 Nov 17:30 NZ National Agricultural Fieldays Exhibitors (P) 18:00 NZ National Agricultual Fieldays Event Highlights (P) 18:30 Landline 19:30 National Tractor Pulling Championship 20:00 Country99 TV News & Weather (P) 20:30 Tower Sector Report 21:00 ASB Rural Innovation Week (P) 21:30 Classic Tractor Fever 22:00 Landline (P) 23:00 National Tractor Pulling Championship 23:30 Gardening Australia 00:00 Cheese Slices 00:30 Your Beautiful Garden 01:00 National Tractor Pulling Championship 01:30 Country99 TV News & Weather 02:00 Landline 03:00 National Tractor Pulling Championship 03:30 Gardening Australia 04:00 Cheese Slices 04:30 Your Beautiful Garden 05:00 FEI Equestrian World 2011 05:30 National Tractor Pulling Championship

12:30 Ag PhD 13:00 ASB Rural Innovation Week 13:30 Country99 TV News & Weather 14:00 Dog-a-thon’ - TUX South Island Dog Trial Championships (P) 20:00 Country99 TV News & Weather (P) 20:30 Straight Talk (P) 21:00 ASB Rural Innovation Week (P) 21:30 Under The Spell Of Horses (P) 22:30 Hell On Hooves 23:00 National Tractor Pulling Championship 23:30 Classic Tractor Fever 00:00 America’s Heartland 00:30 Ag PhD 01:00 National Tractor Pulling Championship 01:30 Country99 TV News & Weather 02:00 Landline 03:00 National Tractor Pulling Championship 03:30 Landline 04:30 Ag PhD 05:00 Farming Sunday 05:30 National Tractor Pulling Championship

12:30 Outdoors With Geoff Thomas (P) 13:00 Race Country 13:30 FEI Equestrian World 2011 14:00 Under The Spell Of Horses 15:00 Spruce Meadows 2011 Suncor Cup (P) 16:00 Tower Sector Report 16:30 America’s Heartland 17:00 Ag PhD 17:30 Straight Talk 18:00 Outdoors With Geoff Thomas 18:30 Outdoors With Geoff Thomas (P) 19:00 TUX North Island & NZ Dog Trial Championship 19:30 The Week In Agri-Business (P) 20:00 Inside Music Row (P) 20:30 TruCountry (P) 21:00 The Marty Stuart Show (P) 21:30 Cumberland Highlanders (P) 22:00 America’s Heartland 22:30 Under The Spell Of Horses 23:30 FEI Equestrian World 2011 00:00 Pro Bull 2010 01:00 FEI Nations Cup 2011 02:00 Spruce Meadows 2011 03:00 Under The Spell Of Horses 04:00 Tower Sector Report 04:30 Money Talks 05:00 Ag PhD 05:30 Straight Talk

Friday 4 nov

saTurday 5 nov

saTurday 6 nov

06:00 Landline 07:00 National Tractor Pulling Championship (P) 07:30 Country99 TV News & Weather 08:00 Ag PhD 08:30 Country99 TV News & Weather 09:00 ASB Rural Innovation Week 09:30 FEI Equestrian World 2011 10:00 Pro Bull 2010 11:00 Landline 12:00 Country99 TV News & Weather

06:00 Pro Bull 2010 07:00 FEI Equestrian World 2011 07:30 Kihikihi International Horse Trials 2 Star (P) 08:00 Under The Spell Of Horses 09:00 Race Country 09:30 Country99 TV News & Weather 10:00 ASB Rural Innovation Week 10:30 ASB Rural Innovation Week 11:00 ASB Rural Innovation Week 11:30 ASB Rural Innovation Week 12:00 TUX North Island & NZ Dog Trial Championship

06:00 07:00 08:00 08:30 09:00 09:30 10:00 10:30 11:00 11:30

Pro Bull 2011 FEI Nations Cup 2011 Race Country FEI Equestrian World 2011 Farming Sunday (P) Straight Talk Money Talks Tower Sector Report The Week In Agri-Business TUX North Island & NZ Dog Trial Championship 12:00 Spruce Meadows 2011 13:00 HSBC FEI Classics 2011 (P) 14:00 Race Country

14:30 15:00 16:00 16:30 17:00 17:30 18:00 19:00 19:30 20:00 20:30 21:00 21:30 22:00 22:30 23:00 00:00 01:00 01:30 02:00 02:30 03:00 04:00 04:30 05:00 05:30

FEI Equestrian World 2011 Under The Spell Of Horses America’s Heartland Straight Talk Farming Sunday Tower Sector Report Pro Bull 2011 (P) The Week In Agri-Business Farming Sunday Classic Tractor Fever The Marty Stuart Show Inside Music Row TruCountry FEI Equestrian World 2011 FEI Equestrian World 2011 Under The Spell Of Horses Pro Bull 2011 FEI Equestrian World 2011 Race Country FEI Equestrian World 2011 FEI Equestrian World 2011 FEI Nations Cup 2011 Money Talks Straight Talk Tower Sector Report Ag PhD

MOnday 7 nov 06:00 Landline 07:00 National Tractor Pulling Championship (P) 07:30 The Week In Agri-Business 08:00 Farming Sunday 08:30 The Week In Agri-Business 09:00 Your Beautiful Garden (P) 09:30 Gardening Australia (P) 10:00 Smart Gardening (P) 10:30 Garden Rambles (P) 11:30 National Tractor Pulling Championship 12:00 The Week In Agri-Business 12:30 Farming Sunday 13:00 Money Talks 13:30 The Week In Agri-Business 14:00 Straight Talk 14:30 Ag PhD 15:00 Farming Sunday 15:30 Under The Spell Of Horses 16:30 Gardening Australia

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17:00 17:30 18:30 19:30 20:00 20:30 21:00 21:30 22:00 23:00 23:30 00:00 00:30 01:00 01:30 02:00 03:00 03:30 04:00 04:30 05:00 05:30

Smart Gardening HSBC FEI Classics 2011 (P) Landline America’s Heartland (P) Country99 TV News & Weather (P) TOWER Sector Report (P) TUX North Island & NZ Dog Trial Championships (P) Hell On Hooves Landline National Tractor Pulling Championship Your Beautiful Garden Gardening Australia Smart Gardening National Tractor Pulling Championship Country99 TV News & Weather Landline National Tractor Pulling Championship Your Beautiful Garden Gardening Australia Smart Gardening Kihikihi International Horse Trials 2 Star 201 National Tractor Pulling Championship

Tuesday 8 nov 06:00 Landline 07:00 National Tractor Pulling Championship (P) 07:30 Country99 TV News & Weather 08:00 TOWER Sector Report 08:30 Country99 TV News & Weather 09:00 Cheese Slices (P) 09:30 Barbecue University (P) 10:00 NZ on a Plate (P) 10:30 5 Ingredient Fix (P) 11:00 Surfing the Menu (P) 11:30 The Cowboys’ Kitchen (P) 12:00 Country99 TV News & Weather 12:30 TOWER Sector Report

13:00 Straight Talk 13:30 Country99 TV News & Weather 14:00 TOWER Sector Report 14:30 TUX North Island & NZ Dog Trial Championships 15:00 America’s Heartland 15:30 FEI Equestrian World 2011 16:00 Cheese Slices 16:30 Barbecue University 17:00 NZ on a Plate 17:30 The Cowboys’ Kitchen 18:00 Team Fredericks - In Control (P) 18:30 Landline 19:30 Hell On Hooves (P) 20:00 Country99 TV News & Weather (P) 20:30 America’s Heartland 21:00 Straight Talk 21:30 Along For The Ride (P) 22:00 Landline 23:00 National Tractor Pulling Championship 23:30 Cheese Slices 00:00 Barbecue University 00:30 The Cowboys’ Kitchen 01:00 National Tractor Pulling Championship 01:30 Country99 TV News & Weather 02:00 Landline 03:00 National Tractor Pulling Championship 03:30 Cheese Slices 04:00 Barbecue University 04:30 Under The Spell Of Horses 05:30 National Tractor Pulling Championship

Wednesday 9 nov 06:00 Landline 07:00 Hell On Hooves 07:30 Country99 TV News & Weather 08:00 Straight Talk 08:30 Country99 TV News & Weather 09:00 Along For The Ride 09:30 FEI Equestrian World 2011

10:00 Race Country 10:30 HSBC FEI Classics 2011 (P) 11:30 National Tractor Pulling Championship 12:00 Country99 TV News & Weather 12:30 Straight Talk 13:00 TOWER Sector Report 13:30 Country99 TV News & Weather 14:00 Ag PhD 14:30 Farming Sunday 15:00 The Cowboys’ Kitchen 15:30 Spruce Meadows 2011 16:30 Animal S.O.S. 17:00 Garden Rambles 18:00 Backstage Pass With Monty Roberts (P) 18:30 Landline 19:30 National Tractor Pulling Championship 20:00 Country99 TV News & Weather (P) 20:30 Money Talks (P) 21:00 Ag PhD (P) 21:30 TUX North Island & NZ Dog Trial Championships 22:00 Landline 23:00 National Tractor Pulling Championship 23:30 Garden Rambles 00:30 America’s Heartland 01:00 National Tractor Pulling Championship 01:30 Country99 TV News & Weather 02:00 Landline 03:00 National Tractor Pulling Championship 03:30 Your Beautiful Garden 04:00 Garden Rambles 05:00 Race Country 05:30 National Tractor Pulling Championship

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Accounting software has changed the way we manage our tax compliance obligations – but the question has to be asked: Why have accounting fees gone up, not down for farmers? Michael Fresnel, Principal, NZ Accounting, believes technology is the problem – and that accounting software is for the most part not good value for money, is time consuming, and is often difficult to use.

in the office means more time can be spent doing other more important things. And because NZ Accounting specialise in farm accounting, ensuring the right decisions are made at tax time comes with the territory, says Fresnel. “At NZ Accounting, everyone who works here is either a farmer or come from a farming background. That’s what sets us apart from townie accountants who don’t live and breathe farming, as we do.” Michael likes to meet potential clients in the cow shed first so he can get a feel for the whole picture – as long as there’s a free breakfast on offer afterwards. “We’re a small practice – which means personal service. Visiting your farm is an easy no-obligation way farmers can suss out whether or not they want to consider NZ Accounting – plus, it’s a good excuse for me to get out of the office.” To make an appointment for a farm visit with Mr Fresnel call him personally on 07 981 1007.

“The bottom line: in my opinion, when it comes to bookwork, accountants do less, farmers do more, and fees have gone up. Software companies and accountants make money selling software and upgrades – and farmers are the ones paying for those upgrades every year,” says Fresnel. That is why NZ Accounting doesn’t use specialised software and have settled for simple systems that work – which means costs are less for the firm and for the client, he says. “Our fees are less because we’ve gone back to our knitting – we simply focus on the bookkeeping process of accounting for farmers. We’re not high and mighty types – we keep it simple, we work hard, we get the basics right.” NZ Accounting do all of the data entry, GST and end of year tax filing for only $1500+GST per annum for farmers turning over less than $3 million – which means clients of the firm only spend a couple of hours each year working on the books. Less time

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Waikato Farming Lifestyles

Agricultural Accounting “I want an accountant who really understands farming...”

“... and I want to save money getting my farm books done without compromising quality.” These are the two main reasons farmers choose NZ

Additional charges apply

Accounting. That’s because everyone who works for

if you are outside of this

NZ Accounting is either a farmer or comes from a

scope.

farming background — that’s our point of difference. And we’re the cheapest — that’s our mantra.

PLEASE We

do

NOTE: not

service

We charge $1500+GST for farmers turning over less than

clients outside of the

$3,000,000 per annum — and for that, you get full service

Waikato area.

accounting. That means we code all of your data, file all of your GST and tax returns, and complete a full set of books for you.

If you would like to find out more please contact the Principal,

Michael Fresnel

This charge covers one entity (like a company,

Michael Fresnel,

partnership or trust) and up to two individuals,

on 0800 000 674 to arrange a face to face

and applies if you are filing returns bi-monthly.

appointment.

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22 Wilson St, Cambridge 3434 Fax 0800 000 694

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Waikato Farming Lifestyles, October 2011  

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