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Cabinet Decision: CBC-20-MIN-0033-01 Oral Item: Update on North Island Drought

Issue date: 
Monday, 21 September 2020
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Cabinet Minute: CBC-20-MIN-0033-01 Oral Item: Update on North Island Drought

Portfolio Civil Defence

On 22 April 2020, the Cabinet Business Committee

1noted the update from the Minister of Civil Defence on the North Island Drought situation;

2noted that despite rainfall in many parts of the North Island this week, drought conditions remain in parts of Auckland, North Waikato and the Coromandel Peninsula;

3 [s9(2)(i)]

4 noted that the Ministry for Primary Industries is working with affected farmers on managing their feed stock supplies.

Rachel Clarke
Committee Secretary

Last updated: 
Monday, 21 September 2020

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