Mental health continues to be a big issue for the rural sector.
Recent concerns including the impact of the coronavirus, and drought conditions across many parts of the county are compounding the problem.
Rural Exchange's Hamish McKay and Richard Loe discuss the issue with Newshub journalist, Lisette Reymer.
Listen to the interview.
This article was created for Bayleys Real Estate, as a sponsor of the Pulse of the Country on Rural Exchange.
Rural Exchange with Hamish McKay and Richard Loe, 6-8am Saturday and Sunday on Magic Talk.