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Published Tuesday 1 Aug 2017

Doug Avery will be speaking at Paper Plus Masterton on Monday 28 August at 6pm.
Tickets are $10, which includes an ale and refreshments.
Tickets by phone 06 3788300 or email masterton@paperplus.co.nz

A touching interview with farmers Doug and Wendy Avery about coming close to losing everything through Doug's depression, and about their realization that therewere many other farmers in the same situation.

"This isn’t a disease of low performers. This is a disease of people who have high expectations and high levels of achievement.’’

Doug calls it taking care of the 'top paddock'  and he's now on a mission to get rural people to look after their mental health.

Listen to the Radio New Zealand interview here: http://bit.ly/2uE9ZQk