Settled weather conditions ahead this week

Towards the end of last week, the broad ridge of high pressure which brought cold nights and frosts over much of Aotearoa began moving eastwards. “A... Read More

Today‘s cancelled and postponed events

Two events have been cancelled and one postponed today due to the rain. Tauranga City Council has announced that due to wet weather, the Matariki Kite... Read More

Drama at sea as Coastguards rescue stricken vessel

The Tauranga, Maketu and Whakatane Coastguard units have been involved in a difficult rescue of a stricken 16 metre vessel and its occupants tonight... Read More

Enormous winter high to influence NZ‘s weather

An enormous block of high pressure is building over Australia and will drive in colder air to NZ this weekend and linger for all of next week. Read More

Black ice warning for road users

As winter sets in and the temperatures drop, motorists are being warned of the potential of black ice on the roads. Superintendent Steve Greally, National... Read More

Cold again tonight, but sub-tropical warmth coming

This morning was the coldest morning of 2019 and while tonight looks frosty for some again, Thursday night looks much milder thanks to the sub-tropics. "Currently... Read More

Frosty start to the day in the BOP

    Temperatures of -1 have been recorded in Tauranga this morning. A SunLive reader on her way to work this morning says her car was reading... Read More

Frosts on horizon: icy road warning

MetService is warning people to brace for plummeting temperatures which are expected to be 4C lower than usual later this week. MetService meteorologist... Read More

Frosty weather ahead

The MetService report that a ridge of high pressure is forecast to build over New Zealand during Tuesday and persist through Wednesday. This will bring... Read More

Update: No Tsunami Threat to New Zealand

11.50am Update: The Ministry of Civil Defence & Emergency Management - MCDEM advise that there is no tsunami threat to NZ following the magnitude... Read More

What’s on – Harleys, music and glow worms

Kia ora and welcome to Sunday! Have you been watching the stunning sunrises and sunsets over the last few days? Photographer Cate Duff has been out... Read More

Kathy grumps when heavens dump

Kathy Fathers is “all wound up” and calling in a ten-year-old promise she says was made to her by the Tauranga City Council. “It’s... Read More

BOP rural support integral following 2017 storms

According to a recent survey, the rural support trust were a significant part of helping farming families when the Bay of Plenty was hammered by storms... Read More

Cool southwesterlies dominate the weekend weather

A cool southwest flow develops over much of the country during the weekend, with Saturday looking showery but improving on Sunday. A low pressure centre... Read More

Chance of showers for Fieldays goers

People heading down to Fieldays should be ready for some cold and perhaps even rainy weather, says The weather organisation is predicting... Read More