Chance of thundery showers today

  The wild weather experienced in Rotorua at the beginning of the week is expected to ease, but rain still remains on the cards.   The MetService... Read More

Wet, windy and wild weather

Rain, possibly heavy and thundery, easing in the evening. This is the latest forecast for Rotorua today. A heavy rain warning, which was issued by... Read More

Springing out of Winter with a sunny weekend

MetService is forecasting fine weather for this weekend, which also sees the seasons tick over from Winter to Spring. Sunny days, frosty nights and... Read More

Last week of winter mainly fine

MetService is forecasting a settled week of weather ahead, though this is punctuated for some by a front on Thursday bringing rain to western areas especially... Read More

Is this NZ‘s shortest cold snap of 2019?

NZ has had some short lived cold snaps this winter but the one coming in today and tonight is truly the shortest, says WeatherWatch.co.nz While both... Read More

Heavy rain watch issued for BOP

Bay of Plenty residents are being told to watch out for heavy rain later today. The MetService has issued a heavy rain watch for the region. There... Read More

Windy and wet from Tuesday onwards

Wet and windy weather is forecast to move over the country this week. From today, MetService forecasts deteriorating weather as a front arrives from... Read More

Polar southerly coming in again this weekend

Snow flurries are being forecast for the Desert Road this weekend as another polar southerly moves up the country. WeatherWatch.co.nz says Friday is... Read More

Heavy rain to drench the BOP

Heavy rain is being forecast for the region today as a complex low moves over the country. Rain started falling in the region earlier this morning,... Read More

Heavy forecast for the region

A heavy rain is being forecast for the Bay of Plenty region today. The MetService says a moist northwest flow lies over Fiordland today ahead of a front,... Read More

Snowfall warning for Desert Road

Roads are being closed in the South Island due to heavy snow and a snowfall warning has been issued for the Central North Island. The MetService has... Read More

Cold snap about to pounce on NZ

A nationwide cold southerly is about to pounce and will bring a week long change in New Zealand's weather pattern with colder days, stronger winds... Read More

Winter is ‘spluttering’ in New Zealand

New Zealand may have already reached peak winter - and we're only at the halway mark. "We're now in the second week of July and in a couple... Read More

Heavy rain to hit the region

A large anticyclone west of New Zealand is pushing a southwesterly airflow over the South Island today, while a subtropical disturbance/low is forecast... Read More

Heavy rain, strong winds and possible snow

People in the North Island are being warned to brace themselves for heavy rain, strong winds and possible snow. The MetService has issued a heavy rain... Read More