Kōrero: Southland region

Moving from Waikato to Southland

Since the early 1990s dairy farmers have been migrating from the dairy heartland of Waikato in the North Island to Southland, where land is cheaper and droughts are uncommon. In this news item, from 24 February 1992, farmer Wayne Webber talks about the advantages of moving south.

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David Grant, 'Southland region - Farming: 1950s to present day', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/video/20120/moving-from-waikato-to-southland (accessed 23 January 2020)

He kōrero nā David Grant, updated 25 May 2015