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Craig Wiggins - Farmer's Voice

Farmers Weekly columnist Craig Wiggins is going around New Zealand to find the real face of farming.

Check back here for new video content as we talk to those who have a passion for the primary sector.






Part two: Back on stable ground

The Kellys tell Wiggy how they're future-proofing their farm after the devastating Kaikoura earthquake.


Part one: Back on stable ground

Dave and Rebekah Kelly had been through market lows and droughts together, but when the 2016 earthquake hit North Canterbury they faced a scenario that no farmer wants to go through. Farmer's Voice checked in to see how they guts it out and what effects it had on them and their farm.



Buffalo Milk

Twelve percent of the worlds milk is buffalo milk, so even though it's small in New Zealand, the industry is big overseas. Craig caught up with Clevedon Valley Buffalo Company just outside of Auckland to see how they make and distribute their milk, yoghurt and cheese.

Tony White

Farmer's Voice visited Tony White and took a look at a post rammer that was designed on the back of a cigarette packet and is now sold internationally.


Fight Night, Waikato

Farmer's Voice went and checked out the 2018 Waikato/Bay of Plenty Young Farmers Fight Night for Charity at Lake Karapiro. With the event growing and boxers travelling up from the South Island, it is definitely one to keep an eye out for.


Flock Hill Sale

Farmer's Voice visited Flock Hill Station at the start of the year where they caught up with Manager, Richard Hill and one of the auctioneers of the day, Allister Orchard.

Fencing: The Bouskills

We caught up with Shane Bouskill at the 2018 National Fieldays to witness him compete for the title of Golden Pliers champion and go head to head with the rest of the crew to see if they can knock him off his perch - one of them being his son. 


National Fieldays: NIWA

Sam Dean talks to Craig about the information NIWA has to help farmers future proof and protect their capital investments as the weather patterns become more variable.


National Fieldays: Stoney Creek

Farmer's Voice checked in with founder/director Brent McConnell of Stoney Creek NZ at their site.


National Fieldays: Innovation tent

Join Craig Wiggins as he takes us around some of the sights and sounds in the Innovation tent.


Tammy Wright

 Wiggy talks with Ryal Bush Transports Tammy Wright, as they attend Flock Hill Station's annual lamb draft sale.


Carrfields Machinery Sale

See what was on offer at the first Carrfields NZ Machinery auction in Ashburton with Craig 'Wiggy' Wiggins.

Fergus Smith, Smedley Farm

 Wiggy is back at Smedley Station talking to their cadets about life and education on the farm.

Shane Bouskil, Smedley Farm

Wiggy talks to champion fencer Shane Bouskil about Smedley Station and representing New Zealand in fencing. Stay tuned to follow how Shane, his son and some of the students he teaches get on in their fencing competitions.


CD Fieldays: Peter Silcock, Civil Contractors

Wiggy chats with Peter Silcock from Civil Contractors about the National Excavator Operator competition at the 2018 Central District Field days.


CD Fieldays: Nigel Meads, Alltech

Wiggy talks to Nigel Meads from Alltech about how to maximize profits while reducing environmental problems.


CD Fieldays: Dean File, Bayleys

Wiggy catches up with Dean File from Bayleys Real Estate.


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