Wednesday, 09 February 2022 10:30

Rain kills drought meet

Written by  Milking It

OPINION: DairyNZ was forced to cancel its Top of the South farmer meetings, called to discuss a drought response.

Ironically, the reason for the cancellation was a heavy rain warning that Metservice issued for Takaka, Golden Bay.

Farmers took to Twitter to thank DairyNZ for "organising" the rain, prompting one rain-starved Southland farmer to urge DairyNZ to organise a drought meeting for hisarea.

While the West Coast was also forecast to have heavy rain, many other regions - north and south - could also do with some 'rain-making' by DairyNZ.

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