12 Mar 2013

More North Island regions seek drought declaration

From Morning Report, 7:27 am on 12 March 2013

Farmers in the Wairarapa will today consider asking the Government to recognise a state of drought in their region, while Gisborne has already decided to seek inclusion in the official drought zone, joining Manawatu-Rangitikei and Taranaki - which both made requests last week.