Ride-along with Ferk

Though still damp with autumn rain Tony Ferkins decided it was “better to be cutting than doing nothing”, so fired up the combine harvester in Tolaga Bay.

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He’ll be able to go twice the speed as the maize dries, but in the meantime it allows tractor driver Jacob Gueze plenty of time to line-up the hopper.

The East Cape is uniquely susceptible to climate change. In particular the pattern of El Nino/La Nina that results in both floods and droughts for the cape.

Episodes From This Location

First light

1 minute / 2019

Harvest honey

1 minute / 2019

Ride-along with Ferk

1 minute / 2019

Collect kaimoana with the vicar

1 minute / 2019

Join the shearing gang

1 minute / 2019

Train with the boys

1 minute / 2019

First light

1 minute / 2019

Dive with the swarm

1 minute / 2019

Murmuration

1 minute / 2019

Colonialism

1 minute / 2019

Fly over the acid lake

1 minute / 2019

Sun down

1 minute / 2019