30 Mar 2020

Wairarapa farmer labels weekend's rain a 'gamechanger'

From Morning Report, 7:43 am on 30 March 2020

A Wairarapa farmer says heavy rain that fell over the weekend will be a "gamechanger" for the drought-stricken region.

Wairarapa is classified as "extremely dry" and a large-scale adverse event has been declared to battle ongoing drought conditions across the country.

William Beetham is Federated Farmers' Wairarapa president.

He speaks to Susie Ferguson.