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40 Years of Country Calendar Television (Full Length Episode) – 2005 Documentary Captioned Magazine Lifestyle

40 Years of Country Calendar

Television (Full Length Episode) – 2005 Documentary Captioned Magazine Lifestyle

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...my word you can run when there's something after you.
– Farmer Elsie Jane Westhead on a close encounter with one of her animals
Everyone likes to see something that's greener looking, nicer looking, and seems a more peaceful place to live.And occasionally actually stop and admire the fortitude, financial and physical, and the sheer guts that it takes sometimes to farm in New Zealand.
– Reporter John Gordon, on why Country Calendar has lasted so long
We bit the bullet and got into it and did something, because we had no other option. The calicivirus was the big breakthrough that we all needed, and really without it we wouldn't be here. This paddock of hay wouldn't be here, it would be just a dust bowl ... even though we didn't know much about it we knew it was a hope, so's we grabbed hold of it with both hands.
– MacKenzie Basin farmer Rob Allan, on illegally using the RCD virus to deal with a rabbit infestation