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Auckland water catchments still below normal as drought continues
Auckland's water catchments have received 25 per cent less rainfall than normal due to the drought affecting the region, Watercare Services says.
Waikato-Tainui unhappy with Auckland's plea for more water
Waikato-Tainui says Auckland Council should be talking to it - not a select committee - about taking water from the Waikato River.
Kaikohe one of worst-hit from current drought
Northland is currently experiencing one of the driest 12-month periods on record and the small town of Kaikohe has been one of the worst-hit by the drought.
What we can learn from kukupā
Kukupā are feeling the effects of longer warm months due to the Northland drought. Whangārei Native Bird Recover Centre Owner, Robert Webb says we can learn a lot from native birds on how to preserve our environment and bring balance to the ecosystem.
Tears as convoy of trucks deliver donated bales to drought-stricken Hawke's Bay farmers
More than 600 bales have been donated to drought-stricken farmers in the Hawke’s Bay as they struggle through one of the worst droughts the region has seen in decades.
Northland farmers in dire straits if drought continues
Solid rain today in Northland is not enough to break the region's drought with the dairy industry struggling after two dry summers. Farmers are well aware they will be in dire straits if there is not enough rain this coming winter.
Hawke's Bay farmers under immense pressure from drought
A severe drought in Central Hawke's Bay is putting immense pressure on farmers as it heads into its seventh month of well-below average rainfall.