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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.

TV Guide

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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..

  • Nice Fish Pro Stuf

    Nice Fish Pro Staff

    Sundays At 08:30 PM

    SKY Channel 81 / Live TV / Video on Demand

    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.

  • Steven Raichlen’s Project Fire

    Mondays At 08:30 PM

    SKY Channel 81 / Live TV / Video on Demand

    Smoking is the new grilling and Steven Raichlen is back with his how-to show on Country TV, exclusively about smoking. Using cool tools, fragrant fuels, and a world-class collection of smokers and grills, Steven Raichlen takes you on a tour of traditional and cutting-edge smoking techniques with the intelligence, substance, and style that made Raichlen’s Primal Grill and Barbecue University such successful cooking series.

  • 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.

  • Nashville Insider

    Saturdays At 08:30 PM

    SKY Channel 81 / Live TV / Video on Demand

    Nashville Insider gives viewers a passage to all things country music. Featuring music, interviews, news and behind-the-scenes – tune in to get the scoop!

  • Farm Trader TV

    Wednesdays At 07:30 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.

  • Land Leader Television

    Monday Nights

    Video on Demand

    Land Leader travels to the hottest ranch and farm real estate available in the United States.

  • Back Roads

    Wednesday Nights

    Video on Demand

    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 Philip Duncan, 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.

  • The Angus Report

    Friday Nights

    SKY Channel 81 / Live TV / Video on Demand

    The half-hour show is the first news program created by a beef breed association for beef cattle producers.

  • 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.

  • FarmHer

    Mondays At 07:30 PM

    SKY Channel 81 / Live TV / Video on Demand

    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.

  • FEI Equestrian World

    Tuesday Nights

    Video on Demand

    The FEI Equestrian World magazine focuses on the spirit of equestrian sport and the lifestyle surrounding it. It reflects the seven FEI disciplines, with the main emphasis on the Olympic disciplines Jumping, Dressage and Eventing. Tune in and enjoy behind-the-scenes, personality, lifestyle-led features combined with latest news and results from all the major FEI Championships and FEI series.

  • Catalyst

    Wednesday Nights

    SKY Channel 81 / Live TV / Video on Demand

    Catalyst takes you to the heart of the biggest science stories from Australia and around the world, revealing the latest understanding of how science affects our lives – from deep inside the human body to the furthest reaches of outer space.