New Zealand is in the grip of one of the worst droughts in a decade, but should we be getting used to it?
One of New Zealand's foremost climate scientists, Jim Salinger, says the current drought is historic and could spell the end of farming as we know it.
Salinger will joining us in the newsroom for a live chat on the issue, to answer all your questions about the drought, what future Summers could bring, and how practices may have to change.
A lead author for the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, which was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2007, he has calculated that the amount of rain needed for grass growth in this drought is the highest since records began.
We'll be getting the discussion under way at midday, so leave your question below in the comment box.
- © Fairfax NZ News
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