NZ's South Island counts the cost from floods

Gregor Heard
February 6 2020 - 5:00pm
Torrential rain in New Zealand's Southland region on the South Island has wreaked havoc.
Torrential rain in New Zealand's Southland region on the South Island has wreaked havoc.

FLOODS have wreaked havoc through New Zealand's Southland region with unseasonably heavy falls of up to 190mm causing flooding of major rivers in the region.

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Gregor Heard

Gregor Heard

National Grains Industry Reporter

Gregor Heard is ACM's national grains industry reporter, based in Horsham, Victoria. He has a wealth of knowledge surrounding the cropping sector through his 15 years in the role. Prior to that he was with the Fairfax network as a reporter with Stock & Land. Some of the major issues he has reported on during his time with the company include the deregulation of the export wheat market, the introduction of genetically modified crops and the fight to protect growers better from grain trader insolvencies. Still involved with the family farm he is passionate about rural Australia and its people and hopes to use his role to act as an advocate for those involved in the grain sector.

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