'Unprecedented turnout' at farmer protest in New Zealand heartland

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Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Fri, 16 Jul 2021, 1:28PM
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'Unprecedented turnout' at farmer protest in New Zealand heartland

Author
Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Fri, 16 Jul 2021, 1:28PM

A groundswell of protest from fed up farmers across New Zealand

Farmers around the country have descended on towns and cities to protest what they say is unworkable legislation and unjustified costs.

The Country's Jamie MacKay is at one of the flagship protests, at the Gore Showgrounds.

He told Simon Barnett and James Daniels the turn out for this protest is unlike anything he’s ever seen.

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