Next Episode of Hyundai Country Calendar is
Season 51 / Episode 39 and airs on 10 December 2016 06:00
Take a look at iconic rural Kiwi life in New Zealand's longest running television series! Made with the support of NZ on Air
A 17-year-old woman leaves school and opts to follow her dream to go farming. Louisa says everyone was surprised at first, but they now support her choice.
A husband and wife farm with a love for each other and of the land. She's a city girl turned farmer, and together they breed horses, train working dogs and ride endurance.
On Great Barrier Island, a market gardening couple grow top-quality heritage fruit and veges using organic methods. They've had to be inventive and hard-working to survive.
A couple expand their free range pig farm in Wairarapa with the help of Hong Kong backers, turning heritage breeds into pork much sought-after by chefs.
A couple uses traditional draught horses for all their farm tasks on a Canterbury high country station. The horses pull the supply wagon for the team working the annual autumn muster.
A young King Country couple take over the running of the parents' farm on the banks of the Whanganui River. They produce woollen baby blankets from the lambs' first shear.
As a young scientist, John Young began investigating if mussels could be farmed and 40 years later he's still on the water, leading New Zealand's second-biggest mussel farming company.
A family in the Canterbury high country prepare for their annual deer auction, while entertaining trophy hunters from the USA, and being part of a traveling theatre troupe.
Two brothers find success chasing crayfish off the wild Marlborough coast. They export them live, providing jobs for their small community, as well as farming beef and growing grapes.
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