21 Jan 2020

Farmers worried by possible Northland drought

From Morning Report, 6:39 am on 21 January 2020

There's no sign of rain for Northland which has been on the brink of drought for weeks - and it's got the agriculture minister worried.

Damien O'Connor said yesterday he was keeping a close eye on the situation and if it got worse then the government might have to step in with financial aid for farmers.

Northland federated farmers president John Blackwell speaks to Corin Dann.