24 Mar 2020

Ongoing drought, Covid-19 lockdown a distressing time for NZ farmers

From Checkpoint, 6:19 pm on 24 March 2020

The drought in many parts of New Zealand continues to bite even after rain in some of the affected areas.

The entire North Island, parts of the South Island and the Chatham Islands are in drought.

And now under-stress farmers have the double-whammy of having to go into lock-down because of Covid-19.

Andrew McRae reports.