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Fine and Frosty Forecast

Posted 17 June 2019 by Gold FM in Weather and Environmental

Southwesterly winds have dominated the weather regime for the last few days but MetService are forecasting a ridge of high pressure which is set to bring settled weather with widespread frosts on Tuesday. The next rain band isn’t expected to reach...
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Waning Winter Weather for a While

Posted 10 June 2019 by Gold FM in Media Release and Weather
Media Release: Metservice New Zealand

It has been over a week since the start of winter and the arrival of the wintery weather. With this shift, even during cloud free sunny days some parts of the country are only reaching maximum temperatures of 13C, so it is time for us to hunker down...
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Deep low to move over North Island

Posted 4 June 2019 by Gold FM in Media Release and Weather
Media Release: Metservice New Zealand

MetService are forecasting a deep low to move across the North Island on Wednesday bringing heavy rain and strong winds to the Island, and also the upper South Island. MetService meteorologist Stephen Glassey warns: “As well as strong winds and...
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Winter to arrive on schedule

Posted 30 May 2019 by Gold FM in Media Release and Weather
Media Release: Metservice New Zealand

A cold snap is forecast to spread over the country on Saturday, which is perfectly timed for the change in season. Although MetService is forecasting a lot of severe weather for parts of New Zealand between now and Monday, Queens’ Birthday is...
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A TURBULENT WEEK OF WEATHER TO END AUTUMN

Posted 27 May 2019 by Gold FM in Media Release and Weather
Media Release: MetService NZ

As Autumn comes to a close, so does the generally settled weather over New Zealand. A warning for heavy rain has already been issued for the southwest of the South Island, the first of many expected to be issued this week as series of fronts move...
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A cooler and windier week ahead

Posted 12 May 2019 by Gold FM in Weather,Environmental and Road info
Media Release: NZ MetService

A low from the Tasman Sea is forecast to move over New Zealand later today and early Monday bringing strong winds and rain to many places. As the low approaches today, northerlies are forecast to strengthen over the North Island and upper South...
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Weather forecast for Easter weekend

Posted 18 April 2019 by Gold FM in Media Release and Weather
Media Release: MetService NZ

A ridge of high-pressure which has been dominating Aotearoa this week is set to give way to a front this Easter weekend. MetService is forecasting a front to reach the South Island tomorrow before moving northwards towards the North Island late...
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Lead up to Easter on a high

Posted 15 April 2019 by Gold FM in Media Release,Weather and Environmental
Media Release: Metservice New Zealand

High pressure is the theme for the first week of the school holidays, and the lead up to Easter. This means that weather will be generally settled for most places. Much of the country is already seeing sunshine on Monday, though cloud and the odd...
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