4 Apr 2022

Coastal Southland suffers through driest summer on record

From Checkpoint, 5:54 pm on 4 April 2022

For coastal Southland it's the driest summer on record and there's no real relief forecast as the drought pushes into the north of the region.

With meat and milk prices, there were hopes for bumper season for the region's farmers.

But, as Timothy Brown reports, instead it has been a perfect storm of pain.