Skygazers are hoping for a break in the clouds tonight for a
glimpse of the 'supermoon'.
Tonight's full moon is the closest and largest of the year.
The moon won't pass as close to the earth again until
This moon is expected to appear even larger than the June
'supermoon', as this full moon falls closer to the perigee,
or the moon's closest point to the earth, according to
MetService said the east of the North Island would enjoy the
best view tonight, with clear skies from Gisborne to
Forecaster Philippa Murdoch said it was reasonably clear over
Wellington early in the evening, but more cloud would move in
Parts of Marlborough and eastern Nelson may have also enjoyed
an early view of the moon, but further cloud was moving in.
Auckland's few clear patches would also be closed in by cloud