18 Aug 2023

Fencing help for Tairawhiti farmers

From Afternoons, 1:15 pm on 18 August 2023

We all know that locals on the East Coast of the North Island are still recovering from the devastation of Cyclone Gabrielle.

One charity group is reaching out to farmers in the Tairawhiti region to provide 100km of free fencing materials to help them get back on their feet. Last month they ran that same initiative in Hawke's Bay.

Rapid Relief Team Director Danny Blampied talks to Charlotte.

Reporter Kate Green flew along on a Civil Defence fly over areas near Gisborne, as experts assessed the damage from Cyclone Gabrielle, on 18 February, 2023.

Photo: RNZ/ Kate Green