National weather forecast for Saturday

WeatherWatch have advised that a front pushing over New Zealand and out to the east this morning is leaving a westerly quarter airflow in its wake. “We... Read More

What‘s on - bird show, markets and museums

Good morning and welcome to Sunday. Ko te ra tenei i hanga e te Ariki. Ka koa tatou, ka koa hoki ki reira. This morning's early rain which was heavy... Read More

Settled weather gives way to a series of fronts

MetService is forecasting a mostly fine day today, after a cold start for most this morning. These settled conditions aren’t around long as a... Read More

Comparing NZ weather to the world

It's often said weather forecasters spend much of their lives looking up at the sky, but they spend even more time looking down at the sky from space,... Read More

Welcome to goodbye summer, autumnal blasts coming

New Zealand is at that moment when the summer weather pattern is leaving us and the winter one is coming in. That's what autumn is all about, says... Read More

Rain, snow and humid winds forecast

Humid north to northwesterly winds are expected to drive temperatures to around 22 degrees in the Bay of Plenty, before a cold snap hits tomorrow. Weatherwatch.co.nz... Read More

Incoming southerly to cut temps by 10 degrees

After a warm, wet, and unsettled weekend, MetService is forecasting an abrupt midweek plunge in temperatures. High temperatures cling on today and most... Read More

Rain spreading northwards earlier in the week

The MetService advises that an active front is forecast to move northeast over southern and central New Zealand on Tuesday, bringing a period of heavy... Read More

What‘s on - home show, markets, acoustic blues

Good morning and welcome to Mother’s Day. The MetService is forecasting a cloudy day with a possible morning shower or two, then rain later this... Read More

Weather outlook for this coming week includes rain

On Monday an unsettled northwesterly flow is forecast to cover the country, according to the MetService.   “An active front is forecast... Read More

What‘s on - brick show, home show, museum

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

Settled weather coming to an end

A ridge of high pressure holds for the rest of the working week, bringing settled conditions for most says MetService, but this gives way to a wet and... Read More

April temperatures near record highs through NZ

Summer may have ended, but April was still much warmer and much drier than normal throughout New Zealand. Thirty-four locations had near-record or... Read More

Unsettled conditions on the horizon

    A ridge of high pressure holds strong for the rest of the working week, bringing settled and dry conditions across Aotearoa, says MetService. The... Read More

What‘s on - hikoi, hospitality and gems

Good morning and welcome to Sunday. Ko te ra tenei i hanga e te Ariki. Ka koa tatou, ka koa hoki ki reira. The weather today is forecast to be fine... Read More