Auckland’s dams are half-empty and huge swathes of the country are reeling from one of the deepest droughts New Zealand has ever experienced. Climate scientists say: get used to it.

The drought began early this year.

Before January was even half-over, Auckland, Kaipara and Whangārei were already registering on the National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research’s drought index.”

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