Motueka hailstorm damage tipped to exceed $100 million

An Insurance Business Magazine article.

Fruit growers are among the most severely affected by the Boxing Day hailstorm in Motueka, which is expected to cause total damages of more than $100 million.

In a report by Stuff, Motueka Fruit Growers Association president Richard Clarkson said there was a huge variation in the extent of damage. Some orchards were severely damaged, with the entire crop destroyed, while others were hardly touched.

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