Feeling down on the farm

Farmers across the country are experiencing challenging times as plummeting returns knock the rural industries and their support sectors.

A Tamahere couple know well the toll hard times can take on individuals both mentally and physically and are speaking out about their experiences.

Ken and Sue Ballantyne, who moved to Tamahere in 2013 after a lifetime farming in the King Country, recently talked candidly to The Nutters Club host Mike King about depression, managing bi-polar disorder and life on the farm.

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