3 Dec 2020

Tears of joy as Tongan watermelons allowed into NZ again

From Checkpoint, 5:22 pm on 3 December 2020

Watermelon farmers in Tonga have shed tears of joy over the announcement their exports would be allowed into New Zealand again, on a trial basis.

The Ministry for Primary Industries has issued a temporary approval permit, lifting a nearly two month ban on the Tongan watermelons.

Koro Vaka'uta has the details.