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Severe September chill spreads across New Zealand

Severe September chill spreads across New Zealand

Posted September 28, 2020
Weather

The severe weather continues, with MetService forecasting an unseasonably cold start to the week as several cold fronts, followed by...

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Heavy rain prompts call for motorists to take care

Heavy rain prompts call for motorists to take care

Posted September 24, 2020
Weather , Road Info

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency is advising motorists in South Waikato and North Taranaki to take care, as heavy rain...

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Disrupted travel and severe weather to start the school holidays

Disrupted travel and severe weather to start the school holidays

Posted September 24, 2020
Weather

MetService is forecasting heavy rain, strong winds and big waves to impact the nation this weekend, just as the school...

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Spring Equinox Forecast

Spring Equinox Forecast

Posted September 21, 2020
Weather

The spring equinox falls on Wednesday this year, and MetService are forecasting this to align with a spell of gales...

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Windy westerlies prevail

Windy westerlies prevail

Posted September 14, 2020
Weather

Windy westerlies prevail

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Run of the mill spring week

Run of the mill spring week

Posted September 07, 2020
Weather

MetService is forecasting a ridge of high pressure to bring fine weather in the early part of this week, until...

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New Zealand experiences  warmest winter on record

New Zealand experiences warmest winter on record

Posted September 04, 2020
Weather

New Zealand has just experienced its warmest winter on record, according to official NIWA climate data.

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Weather to swing into spring

Weather to swing into spring

Posted August 31, 2020
Weather

MetService is forecasting changeable weather for much of the country this week, with bursts of rain or showers, snow to...

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Hunker down - chill out coming

Hunker down - chill out coming

Posted August 24, 2020
Weather

MetService is forecasting an active weather week ahead, with a southwesterly change in wind flow bringing a gradual return to...

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Active weather continues over New Zealand

Active weather continues over New Zealand

Posted August 20, 2020
Weather

MetService is forecasting a continued period of unsettled conditions, with several lows and associated fronts bringing wet weather for many...

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Wet and windy winter week

Wet and windy winter week

Posted August 17, 2020
Weather

We’ve had settled conditions for the last few days, but MetService is forecasting that to change this week as a...

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Heavy rain and strong winds for the upper North Island on Tuesday

Heavy rain and strong winds for the upper North Island on Tuesday

Posted August 10, 2020
Weather

MetService is warning that heavy rain and strong winds will affect the upper North Island on Tuesday.

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Wintry conditions to break settled run

Wintry conditions to break settled run

Posted August 06, 2020
Weather

New Zealand says goodbye to the high pressure that has dominated for the last couple of weeks, as a low...

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Settled for most but some rain for the Northern areas

Settled for most but some rain for the Northern areas

Posted July 30, 2020
Weather

If you’re having that feeling that the weather hasn’t changed much this week, well you wouldn’t be wrong. The blocking...

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Fine weather high gives way to Tasman Sea low later this week

Fine weather high gives way to Tasman Sea low later this week

Posted July 27, 2020
Weather

A slow-moving ridge of high pressure over New Zealand brought fine, calm and frosty weather to most places over the...

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Cold southwest flow gives way to settled weather for the weekend

Cold southwest flow gives way to settled weather for the weekend

Posted July 23, 2020
Weather

MetService is forecasting cold southwesterlies cover the country today, with several Severe Weather Watches and Warnings in force. For the...

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Winter westerlies return for the working week

Winter westerlies return for the working week

Posted July 20, 2020
Weather

Sodden centres around the North Island can breathe a sigh of relief as MetService forecasts the return of westerlies. Strong...

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Thames Coromandel road update Saturday 18 July 2020

Thames Coromandel road update Saturday 18 July 2020

Posted July 18, 2020
Road Info , Weather

Thames Coromandel road update Saturday 18 July 2020

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Thames Coromandel road and weather afternoon updates

Thames Coromandel road and weather afternoon updates

Posted July 17, 2020
Weather

The worst of the weather has cleared, with 470mm of rain having accumulated at the Pinnacles during this storm, however...

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NZTA North Waikato, Coromandel state highway closures

NZTA North Waikato, Coromandel state highway closures

Posted July 16, 2020
Road Info , Weather

Multiple sections of state highway remain closed due to flooding and slips. Please delay travel in the area if possible,...

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Cloud to close the school holidays

Cloud to close the school holidays

Posted July 16, 2020
Weather

A Heavy Rain Warning (Orange) for Coromandel Peninsula remains in place until this evening (Thursday), and is likely to see...

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Please stay home - Traffic complicating storm management

Please stay home - Traffic complicating storm management

Posted July 16, 2020
Road Info , Weather

Thames Coromandel District Council is asking people to please stay home as the volume of traffic on flooded roads is...

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Wet end to school holidays on the Coromandel

Wet end to school holidays on the Coromandel

Posted July 15, 2020
Council Matters , Weather

Thames Coromandel Council's Emergency Management Unit and the Waikato Regional Council Flood Room teams met with the MetService Severe weather...

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MetService issues heavy rain warning

MetService issues heavy rain warning

Posted July 15, 2020
Weather

MetService has issued a heavy rain warning for the Northland and Coromandel regions for 24 hours from 11:00 pm Wednesday...

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Rainy week ahead for the upper North Island

Rainy week ahead for the upper North Island

Posted July 13, 2020
Weather

Today, a weakening rain band over the central North Island will continue to sit frustratingly south of Auckland dams in...

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Settled Weather, But Don’t Expect Warm

Settled Weather, But Don’t Expect Warm

Posted July 09, 2020
Weather

After a cold and a tempestuous week, MetService is forecasting generally calm weather for the weekend and the week ahead,...

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Thursday brings respite from adverse weather

Thursday brings respite from adverse weather

Posted July 06, 2020
Weather

After a wet and windy night for many, MetService is forecasting further winter weather, complete with snow, for New Zealand...

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This week in one word - southerlies

This week in one word - southerlies

Posted June 29, 2020
Weather

Last week saw the country divided in half with the lower South Island having settled conditions while places in the...

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Lightning strike cuts power

Lightning strike cuts power

Posted June 27, 2020
Environmental , Weather

A lightning strike was responsible for a power cut affecting 10,371 properties in the Waihi to Whangamata area from 3.44...

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Heavy rain arrives in the north, unsettled weekend for most

Heavy rain arrives in the north, unsettled weekend for most

Posted June 25, 2020
Weather

Heavy rain and strong easterlies are affecting parts of the upper North Island today, as a front moves slowly southwards....

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Severe Thunderstorm Watch issued June 24, 2020

Heavy rain and easterly gales for parts of the North Island later this week June 22, 2020

Winter flips the switch: Wet weather returns June 15, 2020

A spell of rain, then cool and calm June 11, 2020

Two sides of winter in two weeks June 08, 2020

Welcome to winter June 04, 2020

Rain again, then a cold southwest change June 02, 2020

An unsettled outlook for Queen’s Birthday Weekend May 28, 2020

Mixed bag of weather for the coming days May 26, 2020

Cool and settled weather to continue May 18, 2020

A mostly fine weekend, but showers affect the east of the North Island May 14, 2020

Calm after an active weather week May 07, 2020

Windy, warm and wet to end the week April 30, 2020

Sunny days welcome COVID Alert Level 3 April 28, 2020

Anzac Weekend Weather April 23, 2020

A settled April week for many April 20, 2020

Decent rain in store for the upper North Island over the weekend April 16, 2020

Chilly showery southwesterlies for NZ until Friday April 14, 2020

A fine start but stormy weather to finish the Easter Weekend April 09, 2020

Foggy mornings continue, but sunny weather this weekend April 02, 2020

Unsettled Weather for the Weekend March 26, 2020

STRONG WINDS AND HEAVY SWELL FOR PARTS OF THE UPPER NORTH ISLAND March 16, 2020

A Dry Weekend for Many March 12, 2020

Settled weather this week, then rain and wind for the North this weekend March 09, 2020

Rain still hard to come by for most of New Zealand February 24, 2020

Brief rain to interrupt prolonged dry spell February 20, 2020

Warm and windy weekend increases risk of heatwave conditions January 30, 2020

Warm weather for the weekend January 23, 2020

Hazy Skies to start the New Year January 06, 2020

A warm start to the new decade December 30, 2019

Christmas and Boxing Day forecast December 23, 2019

Severe Weather before Santa gets to town December 16, 2019

Changeable weather continues into the weekend December 13, 2019

Thunder & lightning very very frightening December 09, 2019

Summer is on the way November 25, 2019

"Clean your BBQ" - MetService November 18, 2019

Rain this weekend but not a washout for all November 08, 2019

A warm week ahead November 04, 2019

State Highway 25A between Kopu and Hikuai is expected to reopen this evening October 16, 2019

Westpac Rescue Helicopter airlifts 4 after yacht sinks off Cape Brett October 15, 2019

SH25 closed at intersection with Hikuai Settlement Road October 15, 2019

Freedom campers moved to avoid rising floodwaters October 15, 2019

Coromandel roads reopened following weather closures October 15, 2019

Rain and Strong Winds to Affect North Island October 14, 2019

Springs changeable weather pattern continues October 07, 2019

Cold front forecast for the weekend October 04, 2019

Strong Wind Watch today October 01, 2019

Cold Blast Coming This Week - MetService September 29, 2019

Green light for flood reduction work in Kaiaua September 26, 2019

Weather change fronting up September 23, 2019

TCDC Update September 13, 2019

TCDC local roads update September 11, 2019

Some Coromandel roads open again September 10, 2019

Road closures around the Coromandel September 10, 2019

NZTA crews clearing roads September 10, 2019

Severe Weather Watch for Coromandel Peninsula September 09, 2019

Caution advised at Buffalo Beach Whitianga September 04, 2019

MetService is forecasting is a wet start to the first week of Spring September 02, 2019

Sunny outlook ahead August 29, 2019

Hazards portal provides handy information for home buyers August 28, 2019

THUNDERSTORMS AND GUSTY WINDS BATTER THE NORTH August 22, 2019

Unsettled weather ahead August 05, 2019

Regional council to show off how Paeroa’s new floodgates on SH26 operate August 02, 2019

Emergency Services Exercise in Whangamata this Saturday July 26, 2019

Something to look forward to...Fine Weekend for Most July 25, 2019

NZ Stuck in an Unsettled Weather Pattern July 15, 2019

Changeable weather conditions forecast this weekend July 11, 2019

Severe Weather eases in time for School Holidays July 04, 2019

BOP Flood Room Activated July 04, 2019

Clear night skies ahead for many places to spot Matariki rising June 24, 2019

Fine and Frosty Forecast June 17, 2019

Watch this Space! June 10, 2019

Waning Winter Weather for a While June 10, 2019

Cold blast to start Winter – more unsettled weather ahead June 05, 2019

Caring for livestock in wild winter weather June 05, 2019

Deep low to move over North Island June 04, 2019

Rain and strong wind expected to affect road conditions this Queen’s Birthday holiday week May 31, 2019

It’s up to everyone to keep our roads safe May 31, 2019

Winter to arrive on schedule May 30, 2019

A TURBULENT WEEK OF WEATHER TO END AUTUMN May 27, 2019

Get the outside chores out of the way this weekend May 24, 2019

Dirty Ridge - MetService are forecasting a mild Autumn week of weather May 20, 2019

A cooler and windier week ahead May 12, 2019

Severe weather starts the week, but ends on a high April 29, 2019

Fair weather ahead for Anzac services April 23, 2019

Weather forecast for Easter weekend April 18, 2019

Sprinkler restrictions still necessary April 18, 2019

Easter welcome for the long weekend April 18, 2019

Lead up to Easter on a high April 15, 2019

Warm, humid weather continues for North Island March 14, 2019

Warm weather set to continue March 05, 2019

Sprinkler restrictions still necessary on alternate days March 05, 2019

Weather man predicts a cool change but not for long February 25, 2019

Total watering ban still in place - Waihi and Waikino February 18, 2019

MetService are forecasting what looks to be the wettest week this year. February 18, 2019

Total watering ban in Waihi and Waikino February 16, 2019

Surf Lifesaving New Zealand urges caution due to large swell February 11, 2019

Woman charged after leaving child in car February 04, 2019

High Pressure Clings on February 04, 2019

A hot weekend in store, many places will hit 30°C on Sunday January 22, 2019