Starlink, not aliens, to appear again tonight

Anyone who missed the spectacular train of Starlink3 Satellites that crossed the sky in a single file row last night will have another opportunity to... Read More

What‘s on - cricket, soccer and A&P show

Kia ora and welcome to Sunday. Kia mahara ki te inu wai i tenei ra. There’s a fine hot day with brisk westerlies ahead. Remember to keep well-hydrated. It’s... Read More

What‘s the temperature at your place today?

Temperatures are soaring around the Bay of Plenty today. Yesterday Gisborne reached 38.2 degrees Celsius and the Australian heatwave hasn't even... Read More

NZ may reach 40C in the next few days

Yesterday Gisborne reached 38.2 degrees Celsius and the Australian heatwave hasn't even reached our shores yet. There is a chance 40 degrees could... Read More

What‘s on - saving penguins, roller disco, pooches

Kia ora and welcome to Saturday. Ka waiho hei ra wera i te kokoru. Temperatures are expected to soar today, so make sure you keep well-hydrated. It’s... Read More

Heat puts a city on edge

There’s no respite in store. WeatherWatch is forecasting temperatures of 30,29,29,28 and 28 for Tauranga over the next five days. So, no immediate... Read More

Aussie heat to smother parts of New Zealand

An intense heatwave in Australia will cross parts of New Zealand this weekend and the first two days of next week, pushing overnight lows above 20 degrees... Read More

Drivers encouraged to be aware of ‘summer ice’

Waikato and Bay of Plenty drivers are urged to be aware of potentially hazardous ‘summer ice’ on the regions’ roads, says Waka Kotahi... Read More

Sleepless warm nights equal zombie day mode

Struggling to sleep due to the heat and humidity? You're not alone! Muggy conditions are on the rise over parts of New Zealand, in particular the... Read More

Australian heatwave to impact New Zealand

With the exception of a few regions, most parts of New Zealand will be kicking off February even hotter than how they left January. Read More

Australia‘s drought now impacting New Zealand

A few showers are likely this week in New Zealand's driest regions but once again the bulk of the rain is falling in places that don't care for... Read More

What‘s on - Chinese New Year, music, surf and art

Kia ora and welcome to Saturday. Kia pai te ra, kia koa te puoro me te hararei. Expect a fine, warm day today with light winds and afternoon sea breezes,... Read More

Warm weather for the weekend

As a ridge of high pressure settles in for the weekend, MetService forecasts warm and fine weather for much of the country. The weather is forecast... Read More

Drought risk increasing as weather gets hotter

The big dry over northern and eastern parts of New Zealand is getting even drier - and hotter. “Airflows out of Australia and the sub-tropics,... Read More

Big Dry over northern NZ increasing

Back in September 2019 alluded to northern NZ catching Australia's dry - now even more dry weather is forecast. THE STATE OF... Read More