Cooler weather and rain as autumn arrives

The weather is cooling across the Bay of Plenty and New Zealand as autumn starts to take hold. Weather over Aotearoa will remain settled over the next... Read More

Southwesterly airflow lies over NZ

  A southwesterly airflow lying over New Zealand today is bring a cooler change.   The weather is looking mostly fine today, with the odd... Read More

What‘s on - garden party, fair, comedy, markets

Good morning and welcome to Sunday.   The MetService advise there will be fine spells with the change of one or two showers until evening, and... Read More

Cold and wet weekend forecast for most regions

MetService is forecasting that most areas across Aotearoa will see wet conditions over the coming days. A front currently passing over the North Island... Read More

Severe thunderstorm warning for Bay of Plenty

Severe thunderstorms and torrential rain are on their way to Tokoroa, Ngaroma, Waipapa, Lichfield and Hodderville, according to Met Service. These severe... Read More

Severe thunderstorm watch issued for BOP

The Bay of Plenty, including Rotorua, is on thunderstorm watch. The MetService has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for Auckland, Coromandel, Waikato,... Read More

Thunderstorm watch issued for Coromandel

A thunderstorm watch is in force for the Coromandel this afternoon. As well as Coromandel, the MetService has issued the watch for Northland, Auckland,... Read More

Severe weather watch issued for BOP

UPDATE 9.08AM: A severe weather watch is now in place for the Bay of Plenty. The MetService is forecasting a period of heavy rain for the Eastern Bay... Read More

A turbulent start to autumn being forecast

The MetService is forecasting a turbulent start to autumn this month. On average, the waters around Aotearoa are warmer in the first month of autumn... Read More

BOP offers Kiwi’s sunniest spot in the world

  Bay of Plenty residents need not travel far to visit the sunniest place in the world this winter.   That is according to a tongue-in-cheek... Read More

Settled weather forecast for the weekend

Warm, settled weather is predicted to prevail across much of the country for the remaining days of summer. The MetService is forecasting cloudy periods,... Read More

Sunny days to continue all week

A week of warm weather is being predicted for most of the North Island. Tauranga will remain in the mid-20s with a high of 25 degrees on Saturday. MetService... Read More

Dry weather expected to affect hay fever sufferers

Hay fever sufferers are being warned to stock up on antihistamines as we head into the final stretch of summer. A combination of dead flowers going... Read More

Rain expected mid-week

  Rain is being forecast to hit New Zealand in the next couple of days.   A large high covering the country is expected to move slowly east... Read More

What‘s on - Oropi Sunday market, triathlon, art

  Good morning and welcome to Sunday. Kia ora. Kia ngahau me o whanau me o hoa.   The MetService forecast is a fine day apart from morning... Read More