Strong winds continue to buffet South Otago this morning, blowing a campervan on to its side on State Highway 1 about 5km north of Balclutha.
Snow, rain and plummeting temperatures are expected in parts of the country from Tuesday as a cold front hits.
Heavy rain is drenching the lower North Island as a front moves up the country, giving the upper South Island a chance to dry out.
A severe weather warning has been issued for Fiordland, as heavy rain is set to pound the region for the next 24 hours, before moving on to other parts of the South Island.
The weather during the second week of the school holidays looks to be more settled than the past week, when flash flooding and fog brought parts of the country to a standstill.
Heavy fog has lifted at Auckland airport allowing regional flights to resume.
The Queenstown Lakes District Council received seven requests for service for burst pipes or water leaks after the deep freeze on Monday morning. One household reported no water, probably because of frozen pipes.
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High winds are causing disruptions in Auckland City, the Fire Service are dealing with reports of flooding from all over the city and power has been cut to hundreds this afternoon, as a severe thunderstorm hits the region.
Southerners are being told to brace for a rough night as strong winds bear down on the country.
Snow meant a late start for Queenstown and Arrowtown schools and forced one main road closure this morning.
The MetService is warning of gale-force winds and snow to low levels in parts of Otago and Southland tomorrow as a narrow ridge covers the country.
The wild weather that is hitting Otago has disrupted Queenstown's Winter Festival, causing organisers to reschedule two of today's events.
A gap in the chilly weather in the South Island will be short lived, as the Metservice warns snow could be back to sea level in some parts tomorrow.
Forecasts for the Queen's Birthday holiday weekend promise a fine start but mixed end to the three-day break.
Aucklanders have been warned to brace for a deluge of rain this afternoon with the risk of tornadoes and thunderstorms.
Shower and thunderstorm activity over parts of the North Island's northern and western coasts is bringing with it the risk of small tornadoes.
Sodden West Coasters are drying off and counting their losses after "blizzard-like" conditions ripped through the region and killed dozens of cattle last week.
Snow flurries to near sea level are predicted for coastal Otago and eastern Southland tonight and tomorrow morning.
More than 100 people in Christchurch have endured their second night without electricity, but temperatures are picking up after the big freeze.