Settled weather forecast for the weekend

Warm, settled weather is predicted to prevail across much of the country for the remaining days of summer. The MetService is forecasting cloudy periods,... Read More

Dry weather expected to affect hay fever sufferers

Hay fever sufferers are being warned to stock up on antihistamines as we head into the final stretch of summer. A combination of dead flowers going... Read More

Rain expected mid-week

  Rain is being forecast to hit New Zealand in the next couple of days.   A large high covering the country is expected to move slowly east... Read More

An anticyclone brings mainly settled weather today

Dry weather is expected for the whole of New Zealand today apart from Fiordland which could see some drizzle, says a WeatherWatch spokesperson. After... Read More

Weather warning issued for BOP

A severe weather warning is in place for the Bay of Plenty. The MetService is forecasting heavy rain and gale force winds for part of the North Island. "A... Read More

Tropical low brings rain to the North Island

A tropical low starts to affect the North Island today moving in from the north, bringing heavy rain and increasing wind speeds. The South Island is... Read More

Severe weather warning for upper North Island

Severe weather watch and warnings are in place for the upper North Island from Northland to the Bay of Plenty. The MetService advises that heavy rain... Read More

Mainly settled weather ahead for New Zealand

An anticyclone lies over New Zealand today bringing mainly settled weather. "Basically everywhere is dry today, only Fiordland brings the risk... Read More

Dry high pressure wins over the rain events

Some rain is coming next week but high pressure will once again be pushing back against it. says parts of New Zealand are now well... Read More

Clear skies ahead, but cloud and rain to come

This weekend is sure to remind everyone that we’re still in the summer months. While it might not be the hottest of weekends, calm clear weather,... Read More

Wet stuff falls from sky – more possible next week

It's been a while, but rain clouds are moving into a number of regions today that have had little wet weather this month. Rainfall totals won't... Read More

Humidity increases as rain clouds gather

Drought conditions are now forming across parts of NZ but some wet weather this week and next will be helpful - in both main islands. There has been... Read More

Cold front sliding up the country

Showers and cooler temperatures are moving over the North Island today, as a cold front moves up the country. says a cold front... Read More

2021 Budget focuses on economic recovery

Budget 2021 will sharpen the focus on supporting the New Zealand economic recovery, says Finance Minister Grant Robertson. Speaking at a BNZ Breakfast... Read More

National weather update

The MetService advises that a large ridge of high pressure covering the country is expected to move slowly east on Monday, as a broad front approaches... Read More