July sees floods, high temperatures and dry spells

Large areas of the country had well above normal rainfall in July, and most had above average temperatures, Niwa's climate summary reveals The month... Read More

Wintry, snowy change coming for Sunday

There's been some very mild weather around NZ lately, but that is expected to change this weekend as winter reminds us that the season is still with... Read More

Snowfall warning issued for Desert Road

A snowfall warning is in place for the Desert Road. For six hours from 4pm, the MetService is forecasting snow flurries for the state highway. “A... Read More

Wednesday to be a good washing day

MetService is forecasting unsettled weather and strong winds for most during the coming week, with a brief reprieve on Wednesday. On Monday afternoon,... Read More

Today marks the end of the Solar Winter

As the days get longer, New Zealand and the Southern Hemisphere say goodbye to the Solar Winter today - the 12 weeks of the year with the least amount... Read More

Surge of gales expected on Tuesday

A classic cold front is moving in on Tuesday and with it comes a surge of gale force winds gusting over 100km/h in exposed areas for northern New Zealand,... Read More

Some rain rolling across the North Island today

WeatherWatch advises that an area of low pressure will be rolling over the top of the North Island today away to the east.   “With it comes... Read More

What‘s on - orchestra, Mahy magic, career expo

Good morning and welcome to Saturday. Ko te ra tenei i hanga e te Ariki. Ka koa tatou, ka koa hoki ki reira. MetService are forecasting a cloudy day... Read More

Mixed bag of weather for the weekend

This weekend should remain mainly settled for much of New Zealand, while a front brings rain to the lower South Island and low pressure to the north... Read More

Chance of rain for some this weekend

More wet weather is coming into the NZ area - but it's not as extreme nor is it heavy falling in unusual places, says WeatherWatch.co.nz “Fiordland... Read More

Calmer weather forecast to return this week

Windy westerlies will blow through some regions today with heavy showers here and there, ahead of a calmer Wednesday in many regions. This is according... Read More

Motorists asked to avoid unnecessary travel

Motorists are being urged to take care and avoid unnecessary travel, with heavy rain warnings in place for the Bay of Plenty and Coromandel. Waikato... Read More

Heavy rain warning in force in BOP

Heavy rain is expected to pummel the Bay of Plenty today. A severe weather warning is in force for the region. The MetService says a front over the... Read More

Heavy rain and severe gales for parts of NZ

MetService advises that a front over the Tasman Sea is forecast to move across New Zealand on Monday, preceded by a strong and moist north to northeasterly... Read More

What‘s on - markets, museums and art

Good morning and welcome to Sunday. Ko te ra tenei i hanga e te Ariki. Ka koa tatou, ka koa hoki ki reira. MetService are forecasting a cloudy day with... Read More