Severe September chill across New Zealand

The severe weather is set to continue, with MetService forecasting an unseasonably cold start to the week as several cold fronts, followed by an influx... Read More

Snow driving warning issued for Desert Road

Motorists are being warned to expect snow, wind and ice on the Desert Road overnight and into tomorrow. Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency's Waikato... Read More

Antarctic blast on the way for NZ

Temperatures are being forecast to drop nationwide this week. Sub-zero wind chill is predicted for Southern New Zealand until Wednesday, as the Antarctic... Read More

Heavy snow forecast for the Desert Road

Snow to low levels could be on its way for many parts of the South Island overnight and through until Tuesday, with MetService issuing warnings for... Read More

Severe weather warning issued for BOP

A heavy rain warning is in force for the Bay of Plenty as a significant weather event is forecast to hit New Zealand today. The MetService says... Read More

Severe gales and snow forecast for the week ahead

The MetService warns that severe gales are forecast for many parts of New Zealand during the week ahead, with a period of snow to low levels in... Read More

Heavy rain and gales for New Zealand

Weather warnings and watches are in force for much of the country today. The MetService advise that there is a severe weather watch in place as a significant... Read More

What’s on – rugby, archeology, art and music

  Good morning and welcome to Saturday. Kia harikoa. Kaua e manukanuka. Kia hari to whanau me o hoa.   The MetService advise that the day... Read More

“Explosive” cyclogenesis to create Antarctic blast

Temperatures are being predicted to plummet as a "weather bomb" hits New Zealand this weekend. says a ‘weather bomb’... Read More

Severe weather to start the school holidays

MetService is forecasting heavy rain, strong winds and big waves to impact the nation this weekend, just... Read More

Heavy rain watch in force for the BOP

Heavy rain is being forecast for parts of the North Island and lower South Island. The MetService has issued heavyh rain watch for the Bay of Plenty... Read More

Severe weather bomb forecast to hit NZ

Severe weather is being forecast to hit the country on Sunday. A nasty low pressure system is expected to rapidly develop this Sunday and Monday with... Read More

Warmer temperatures for the week ahead

Temperatures this week are warmer than average by several degrees in many regions as the country passes the spring equinox on Wednesday, says WeatherWatch. The... Read More

High pressure to push away light showers

A large high from the Tasman Sea moves in today, pushing away remaining light showers but still bringing a fairly cloudy day to a number of regions. Central... Read More

NZ experiencing true spring style rain

In true spring style rain has been heavy on the West Coast but hardly making it to the eastern and northern parts of the country, thanks to the westerly... Read More