Weather

Winter to be a little warmer than usual

Winter to be a little warmer than usual

A mild winter is being forecast for Otago and Southland.

Snow day confusion costly

Snow day confusion costly

The temporary freezing of Dunedin's economy in this week's snowfall has cost the city ''upwards of $10 million'', Otago Chamber of Commerce chief executive John Christie says.

Otago blanketed by snow

Otago blanketed by snow

Many Otago residents awoke this morning to find a thick blanket of snow. 

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Freezing blast on way for South

Freezing blast on way for South

Freezing weather is due to hit the South Island and parts of the North Island, WeatherWatch warns.

'Biblical' rain falls in wrong areas

'Biblical' rain falls in wrong areas

The heavy downpours which have brought flooding to parts of Auckland and Wellington have not hit farming areas most desperate for rain, Federated Farmers says.

Snow, 'biting cold' expected tomorrow

Snow, 'biting cold' expected tomorrow

The first significant snowfall of the year is predicted for Otago and Southland tomorrow.

Weather eases in South after buffeting

Weather eases in South after buffeting

Strong winds buffeting Southland and Otago are beginning to ease, as the wild weather makes its way up to Canterbury.

Wild weather on way for some

Wild weather on way for some

Thunderstorms, heavy rain and gale force winds are likely to hit the South Island's West Coast this weekend.

Wild weather eases around Nelson

Wild weather eases around Nelson

The subtropical weather system which brought torrential rain to the Nelson region has abated and been replaced by much more pedestrian weather, MetService says.

Wild weather sweeps across country

Wild weather sweeps across country

Soaked Nelson residents are bracing for more heavy rain this afternoon as authorities study historical slip sites amid the threat of another torrential downpour.

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