Wintry temperatures this weekend for some

A colder change is expected to arrive for most of New Zealand on Friday. WeatherWatch.co.nz says it may be enhanced further over the weekend depending on what specifically unfolds in the New Zealand area. Either way, the data supports temperatures...... Read More

Uncertainty continues about Cyclone Oma’s track

Areas of rain are coming to New Zealand but the jury remains out on whether or not Cyclone Oma will directly impact the country this weekend and early next week. As hundreds of computer models continue to try and crunch the data the globe's two...... Read More

Nicholas Copernicus, serfdom and the weather

In today’s weather forecast we are expecting a fine day, apart from some cloud morning and evening. Also light winds but afternoon sea breezes. It’s a two-clothing layer day today with a high of 26 and an overnight low of 16 degrees. Humidity...... Read More

Cyclone Oma’s future track remains uncertain

Cyclone Oma is stumping some computer models with two of the most trusted cyclone forecast models taking oposing views about the future track of the storm. It places New Zealand in a frustrating 50/50 position with one model (GFS) showing a direct...... Read More

Sahara, Huckleberry Finn and the weather

In today’s weather forecast we are expecting a cloudy day at times with sea breezes, and could also get an afternoon shower. It’s a one-clothing layer day today with a high of 27 and an overnight low of 14 degrees. Humidity is 90 per cent. Low...... Read More

What’s On: Bubble show and the weather

Good Morning SunLive readers and welcome back to another Sunday. If you are wanting to get things done around the house but haven’t done so yet because of the heat, today just might be that day, as it is set to be cooler than what it has been....... Read More

Cyclone Oma expected to strengthen

People are being warned to be prepared for some changeable forecasts over the next 10 days if you live in the North Island of New Zealand, as Cyclone Oma continues to churn away. The very slow moving Category 2 Tropical Cyclone remains west of Vanuatu...... Read More

Zoos, the maple leaf and the weather

In today’s weather forecast we are expecting morning and evening cloud, otherwise a fine day with light winds and sea breezes. It’s a one-clothing layer day today with a high of 30 and an overnight low of 15 degrees. Humidity is 94 per...... Read More

Residents urged to continue to mind water use

Following a straight run of 28 days without rain, and what looks like more dry, sunny weeks ahead of us, Tauranga City Council is reminding people to continue to be wise when watering their gardens. The initial response to the announcement of water...... Read More

Valentine’s Day, Qwerty and the weather

  In today’s weather forecast we are expecting a fine day apart from morning and evening cloud. There’ll also be light winds, with afternoon northerlies.   It’s a one-clothing layer day today with a high of 27 and an overnight...... Read More




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