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Store more water, or face the consequences, says Marlborough winegrower
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Water storage is set to become the rallying call for Marlborough farmers and grape growers in the near future. Waihopai Valley grape grower Michael Ponder said water storage could not be avoided if dry summers continued. "We need to store more water, or face the consequences," he said. He said dams did not just need to be holes in the ground for storing water.