Church experiences Pentecostal-style wind

A strong wind swirling through central Thames early Saturday morning has torn roofing iron off the local Baptist church. Pastor Chris Lee was at... Read More

Snowfall warning for Desert Road

A snowfall warning has been issued for Desert Road, and severe gales and heavy rain are forecast for parts of New Zealand. “Snow showers are expected... Read More

Weekend brings brief respite from sprinting fronts

The unsettled week of weather continues, with MetService forecasting severe weather for some regions as a series of fronts sprint north across the country.... Read More

Severe gales, heavy snow and rain forecast

A smorgasbord of weather is being forecast for New Zealand in the coming days. says more severe weather is on the way as spring westerly... Read More

Severe weather watch for heavy rain

A severe weather watch is in place for the Bay of Plenty today. The MetService is forecasting heavy rain and severe gales for parts of New Zealand.... Read More

A wet and windy week

The second week of spring brings one quick-moving weather system after another, with MetService forecasting severe weather in many parts of New Zealand. A... Read More

Severe weather risks across NZ this week

Heavy western rain, heavy southern snow, strong eastern and northern gales - and some sunshine in the mix too. "Welcome to the first full week... Read More

NZ has its warmest winter on record

The country has just had its warmest winter on record - beating the record set just last year. Official climate data from Niwa shows June to August... Read More

Weather outlook for the week ahead

The MetService advise that a low and associated front will be approaching the country from the Tasman Sea on Monday. “This weather system is forecast... Read More

Springtime brings fluctuating temperatures

Temperatures are springing up and down across both New Zealand and Australia as September kicks in. On the Meteorological Calendar, Spring is already... Read More

Goodbye winter, hello spring

A slow-moving low to the northwest of New Zealand brings unsettled conditions to the upper North Island for the first half of the week. Despite this,... Read More

Weather watch upgraded to warning

A severe weather watch issued for the Coromandel and Auckland area is now being upgraded to a warning. On Monday, the MetService issued a watch for... Read More

Homes flooded as storm hits Auckland

Homes have been flooded and people have had to be rescued from their cars after widespread flooding across parts of Auckland overnight. Fire and Emergency... Read More

Coromandel on heavy rain watch

A severe weather watch for heavy rain is being issued for Coromandel area. The MetService is predicting a band of heavy rain of rain to hit the region... Read More

Some showers coming this week

The MetService advise that a weak cold front will be moving northwards over central and northern New Zealand on Monday and Tuesday, bringing... Read More