Weather

Respite for weather-battered North Island

Respite for weather-battered North Island

Power has been restored to all but 150 of the Taranaki properties who lost their supply as a result of Sunday's high winds.

'Chaotic' winter weather to continue

'Chaotic' winter weather to continue

The wintry blast that has caused havoc around the country is easing its icy grip but forecasters warn more of the same is on the way.

Storm disrupts holiday plans

Storm disrupts holiday plans

The cold snap which caused massive transport disruptions around the country yesterday is set to hang around - at least for today.

Wintry blast creates travel havoc

Wintry blast creates travel havoc

Severe southerly gales battering Wellington today are creating havoc for school holiday travellers as flights and ferry crossings are cancelled.

Parts of Nth Island belted by weather

Flooded roads remain closed today as the eastern North Island continues to be hammered by heavy rain, but residents elsewhere are in for a brief respite today.

Weather batters North Island

Weather batters North Island

A "bone-chilling" weekend is in store for northern New Zealand, MetService warns, as parts of the North Island cope with flooding and rising rivers today.

Winter weather bites in North Island

Winter weather bites in North Island

The Desert Rd remains closed due to snow this morning, while the rain continues to fall over soggy parts of the North Island.

Low-level snow on way for South

Low-level snow on way for South

Snow is on the way this week, and falls to low levels are forecast for the deep south.

More rain in headwaters predicted

It is hoped Otago will escape the latest heavy rain warning without further flooding.

June weather: highs all round

June weather: highs all round

Coastal Otago may have flooded, but it was Central Otago which recorded its wettest June since records began.

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