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Tropical depression leaves growers empty-handed

Saturday 29 January 2022 | Written by Caleb Fotheringham | Published in Features, Go Local

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Tropical depression leaves  growers empty-handed
Local farmer Danny Mataroa stands in his banana plantation that was damaged from the tropical depression. PHOTO: CALEB FOTHERINGHAM/22012812

Vegetable shortages are expected for Rarotonga as last week’s tropical depression wiped out farmers crops causing thousands of dollars’ worth of damage.

Vegetable shortages are expected for Rarotonga as last week’s tropical depression wiped out farmers crops causing thousands of dollars’ worth of damage.


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