Northland farmers welcome drought declaration
Wednesday 27 Feb 2013 7:29 p.m.
It's official – there's a drought.
It was declared for Northland today, and means there will be government assistance for people being economically harmed by the long dry spell.
Tristram Clayton spent the day with a Northland farmer to discover if the drought declaration will make a difference.
Watch the video for his full report.