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What’s On

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, equestrian and lifestyle programmes both from here in New Zealand and abroad. Our own rural News and Weather show “The Daily Report” hosted by Mark Leishman and Philip Duncan provides the only comprehensive rural news and weather service available. In our studio, we also produce “Point of View”, our flagship current affairs show also hosted by Mark Leishman.

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  • Reel West Coast

    Sundays At 09:00 PM

    SKY Channel 81 / Live TV / Video on Demand

    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..

  • Canada In The Rough

    Sundays At 08:30 PM

    SKY Channel 81 / Live TV / Video on Demand

    Canada in the Rough features the majestic mountains of British Columbia, the endless horizons of the open prairies, the mysterious bogs of Newfoundland, the mystical boreal forest of Ontario’s Canadian Shield and the desert-like beauty of the high Arctic. We take our cameras across our vast and wondrous land to bring you a hunting experience you won’t find anywhere else.

  • Wild Game Cooking

    Mondays At 08:30 PM

    SKY Channel 81 / Live TV / Video on Demand

    WILD GAME COOKING presents some quick and easy ways to prepare wild game.
    From rabbit and venison to alligator and bear, Chef Rupert Boreland and his team of guest chefs prepare wild game dishes that are delicious and nothing that you’d expect.
    Cooking wild game is more than boiled meat, and Wild Game Cooking shows you how to get the most out of your wild game.

  • Pro Bull

    Sunday Nights At 07:30 PM

    SKY Channel 81 / Live TV / Video on Demand

    Pro Bull is one of the toughest sports on dirt: An 8-second contest of strength, balance and endurance between the world’s best bull riders and the strongest bulls! The combination of intense sports action and world-class production can’t be rivaled by any other major league sport.

  • Country Music News

    Saturdays At 08:30 PM

    SKY Channel 81 / Live TV / Video on Demand

    Want the current news in country music? Aubree Anna has the artists who top the music charts, breaking news on record releases, artist life events, and sits down with artists to find out what causes and foundations they support and the story behind why.

  • Farm Trader TV

    Wednesdays At 08:00 PM

    SKY Channel 81 / Live TV

    Farm Trader TV brings you a diverse range of machinery tests and reviews, stories about farming and machinery innovations, and technical advice from experts in the industry.

  • Ag PhD

    Fridays At 09:30 PM

    SKY Channel 81 / Live TV / Video on Demand

    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 07:30 PM

    SKY Channel 81 / Live TV / Video on Demand

    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.

  • Only Foals & Horses

    Monday Nights

    Video on Demand

    Following the lives of two passionate horse vets in Carmarthenshire. An all-female veterinary team at a small equine clinic near Camarthen is to star in a new BBC documentary series which airs this month. Only Foals and Horses follows the unusual homely practice, where vets Phillipa Hughes and Lisa Durham cover an area spanning seven counties, from mid to south-west Wales.

  • Back Roads

    Wednesday Nights At 09:30 PM

    Back Roads takes viewers to some of Australia’s most interesting and resilient communities. These towns are full of colourful characters whose grit and good humour will continue to uplift and inspire. In this series we take viewers on a road trip along New South Wales’ spectacular Waterfall Way, the innovative former timber town of Scottsdale in North-East Tasmania, a voyage of discovery along the Murray River in South Australia, the “bogan” town of Nyngan in NSW and the fascinating multicultural agricultural town of Robinvale which also has a fascinating war history.

  • The Daily Report

    Weeknights At 07:00 PM

    SKY Channel 81 / Live TV / Video on Demand

    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 Aaron Wilkinson, The Daily Report delivers all the key information pertinent to agribusiness.

  • Landline

    Fridays At 08:00 PM

    SKY Channel 81 / Live TV / Video on Demand

    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.

  • Farmweek


    Fridays At 09:00 PM

    SKY Channel 81 / Live TV / Video on Demand

    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.

  • American Farmer

    Friday Nights At 10:00 PM

    SKY Channel 81 / Live TV / Video on Demand

    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. Hear the untold stories from farmers instrumental to the crop cultivation of the fresh foods and textiles we enjoy daily.

  • National Tractor Pulling Champs 2020

    Sunday Nights

    SKY Channel 81 / Live TV

    The competitor pulling the furthest distance without going out of bounds is declared the victor of the National Tractor Pulling Champs 2020.

  • Mobile MD

    Mondays At 07:30 PM

    SKY Channel 81 / Live TV / Video on Demand

    A family physician on the Canadian prairies yearns for adventure and takes her practice on the road. Dr. Samantha Henley knows that many people outside the city do not have easy access to healthcare. Because of this, some in remote and rural areas do not seek help for their chronic illness. When left untreated, these chronic problems can lead to serious or life-threatening conditions. Dr. Henley makes the decision to leave her comfortable successful city practice and packs her bags and equipment into a mobile home so she can bring much needed medical help to the Saskatchewan wild.

  • FEI Jumping Nations Cup

    Tuesday Nights

    Video on Demand

    The FEI Nations Cup™ Jumping series is equestrian’s oldest and most prestigious team challenge, with national teams from around the globe competing in the Olympic discipline of Jumping for one of the coveted prizes in this discipline.

  • Rural Deliery

    Wednesday Nights At 07:30 PM

    SKY Channel 81 / Live TV / Video on Demand

    An agricultural business show, showcasing the latest innovations and technology in the New Zealand rural sector, plus interviews with industry leaders, news headlines, market data, and weather. The show provides news and information for all farmers.