Weather

Fine weather for first week of school holidays

Fine weather forecast for most of the week ahead is good news for those plannning to enjoy outdoor activities during the July school holidays. MetService... Read More

More frosty weather as temperatures plummet

The start of July has been a true reminder that we are in the middle of winter, and MetService forecasts that the chilly weather is set to continue. Calm... Read More

BOP temps dip below zero under clear skies

Central North Island regions dipped below freezing overnight as a wintry spell brings clear, cold conditions to most of the country. Rangitaiki was the... Read More

Wintry weather conditions to kick in

July kicks off with windy and wet conditions as MetService forecasts a band of rain to move northwards across New Zealand. The second half of the week holds... Read More

BOP severe weather update

Heavy rain and possible heavy snow, along with northwest gales are being forecast for parts of central and southern New Zealand. A severe weather watch for... Read More

MetService issues severe weather warning

Update, 11am: Heavy rain watches are in force for Northland, Coromandel Peninsula, Bay of Plenty, Mount Taranaki and northwest Tasman. "An active trough is... Read More

Strong southwesterly flows across New Zealand

A seven degree start in Tauranga this morning marks the arrival of a southwesterly flow covering most of New Zealand. Embedded in the weather system is a... Read More

Weekend weather: High pressure in the north

A cold change is about to reach the lower half of the South Island bringing snow to the hills and ranges and a cold Saturday for many. But Friday should be... Read More

The solar winter has begun

While we're still in Autumn the 'Solar Winter” has just begun, says WeatherWatch's Philip Duncan. "The second week of May marks the three months... Read More

Kiwis wake to snow, more cold temps on the way

Kiwis are this morning waking to frosts, snow, and bone-chilling winds - but with it comes dry, fine and sunny conditions for most. The National Institute... Read More

Weather: Chilly southerlies, and icy temperatures

An extended run of low temperatures is being forecast as New Zealand embraces the final month of autumn. This week holds in store a mix of biting cold winds... Read More

May begins on the cooler side

New Zealand is inching closer to winter and that is evident with the cooler temperatures being experienced throughout week. MetService is forecasting temperatures... Read More