16 Jun 2017

Regional Wrap

From Regional Wrap, 9:10 pm on 16 June 2017
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Photo: RNZ/Cosmo Kentish-Barnes

The price of kumara has shot up because a bad growing season, coupled with appalling weather during the main harvest time in autumn, has seen a 35% drop in volume compared with normal years. Heavy frosts hit Marlborough this week but the days were gloriously fine for pruning grape vines.