27 Jan 2020

Drought may soon be declared in Northland

From Morning Report, 7:49 am on 27 January 2020

Dry conditions in Northland are raising fears that a drought may soon be declared in the region.

Farmers are increasingly worried about water and stock feed levels, with no heavy rain forecast for the next few months.

The Minister of Agriculture Damien O'Connor has been to visit parts of Northland and speaks to Corin Dann.