High volumes of milk production are reported in the lower North Island.
Country Life reports daily milk volumes for the past six days in Horowhenua were 15% higher than last year.
Fonterra collected 19% more milk than the same week last year for all of the lower North Island.
Some farms in Taranaki are 15% - 20% ahead of last year. However, Setpember was not flash for milk production there last year.