07-07-2014 09:13 AM | New Zealand

North Otago community rallies to help farmers

More than $33,000 has been raised for the North Otago farming families whose sheep were slaughtered in two separate mass shootings.

Things were busier than normal at the Waiareka sale yards this morning. There was a strong turnout this morning at a special stock sale, with buyers paying a premium to support their fellow farmers.

"We all try and look after each other and look out for each other," says North Otago farmer Nicky Gibson.
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