13 Feb 2024

Around the motu: Lauren Crimp in Napier

From Nine To Noon, 10:45 am on 13 February 2024

One year on from Cyclone Gabrielle's devastating effect on Hawkes Bay, Lauren examines where recovery is at, how people are coping and some of the sticking points. While some growers lost everything, and face losing their  businesses, there's optimism from others who have fruit on their trees. Lauren also explains why Conservationist Kay Griffiths is calling the district "bat central", with a colony of long-tailed bats found roosting in a farm shed roof in Central Hawke's Bay.

A colony of long-tailed bats have been found roosting in an unlikely spot: a farm shed roof in Central Hawke's Bay.

Photo: RNZ / Lauren Crimp