After a wild start, we ease into a settled weekend

MetService is forecasting broad areas of severe weather with some of it lasting into Friday as an active cold front pushes up the country. The front... Read More

Severe gales as spring blast hits NZ

Government weather warnings, severe weather alerts and temperature changes make up the next few days ahead as spring does it’s thing. The classic... Read More

Westerlies to prevail across Aotearoa

  People are being warned to secure their trampolines with a forecast of prevailing westerlies expected to bring periods of rain and gales across... Read More

A week of windy westerlies

New Zealand has a classic spring set up this week with plenty of western cloud and gale westerly quarter winds at times. A storm in the Southern Ocean... Read More

Sunday‘s national forecast

  The MetService advises that a couple of cold fronts, preceded by strong northwesterlies, are expected to move northeast across the South Island... Read More

What‘s on - markets, paintball, tennis and music

Good morning and welcome to Sunday. Nau mai ki te Ratapu. Kia pai to ra. There’s plenty to go and do today, with a fine day ahead and some southerlies... Read More

What‘s on - roller skating disco, market and art

Good morning and welcome to Saturday. Kia harikoa. Kaua e manukanuka. Kia hari to whanau me o hoa. A fine day ahead is forecast with southerlies dying... Read More

National weather update for Saturday

  WeatherWatch advise that the weather will be mainly settled for New Zealand today due to a ridge of high pressure.   “The departing... Read More

Unusual cold snap forecast for the weekend

A cold change is making its way up the country and MetService is forecasting rain to turn to snow for some elevated roads. However, most of the wet... Read More

Run of the mill spring week

MetService is forecasting a ridge of high pressure to bring fine weather in the early part of this week, until a cold front sweeps over New Zealand from... Read More

Rain to clear for the North Island

Morning rain or showers are expected to clear for most western North Island regions today. Showers are forecast to hang about Northland through till... Read More

What‘s on - Father’s Day, opera, exhibitions, dogs

Good morning and welcome to Saturday. Happy Father’s Day. Ata mārie. Kei te mihi matou ki nga matua tane. Kia pai te wa me te whanau me o hoa. Today... Read More

Heavy rain coming for part of North Island

A severe weather warning has been issued by the MetService for parts of the North Island today. A front over the upper South Island is expected to move... Read More

Winter 2020 – NZ’s Warmest Winter On Record

  New Zealand has just experienced its warmest winter on record, according to official NIWA climate data. NIWA’s Seven Station Temperature... Read More

What‘s on - karaoke, rugby finals, markets and art

Good morning and welcome to Saturday. Kia harikoa. Kaua e manukanuka. Kia hari to whanau me o hoa. Today the weather is expected to be fine with westerlies... Read More