25 Mar 2022

Farmer records rainfalls of 15cm per hour near Te Puia

From Midday Report, 12:45 pm on 25 March 2022

A hill country farm near Te Puia springs has recorded nearly 800-millimetres of rain this week.

It's caused widespread damage to fencing and the land.

Dan Russell who runs a hill country beef and sheep breeding station just north of Tokomaru Bay told Māni Dunlop he is luckier than many.