15 May 2023

Farming relief 'won't spread far' - Federated Farmers

From Morning Report, 6:08 am on 15 May 2023

Cyclone-affected farmers are getting a boost as part of a near billion-dollar recovery package announced by the government yesterday.

Around $35 million has been allocated to rural communities for urgent maintenance, critical transport of supplies and people, and expert advice to address safety issues.

Federated Farmers says while every dollar of support is welcome, it won't spread very far.

Hawke's Bay branch president Jim Galloway spoke with Ingird Hipkiss.