BOP offers Kiwi’s sunniest spot in the world

  Bay of Plenty residents need not travel far to visit the sunniest place in the world this winter.   That is according to a tongue-in-cheek... Read More

Settled weather forecast for the weekend

Warm, settled weather is predicted to prevail across much of the country for the remaining days of summer. The MetService is forecasting cloudy periods,... Read More

Sunny days to continue all week

A week of warm weather is being predicted for most of the North Island. Tauranga will remain in the mid-20s with a high of 25 degrees on Saturday. MetService... Read More

Dry weather expected to affect hay fever sufferers

Hay fever sufferers are being warned to stock up on antihistamines as we head into the final stretch of summer. A combination of dead flowers going... Read More

Rain expected mid-week

  Rain is being forecast to hit New Zealand in the next couple of days.   A large high covering the country is expected to move slowly east... Read More

What‘s on - Oropi Sunday market, triathlon, art

  Good morning and welcome to Sunday. Kia ora. Kia ngahau me o whanau me o hoa.   The MetService forecast is a fine day apart from morning... Read More

What‘s on - jazz, cycling, colour splash, skating

Good morning and welcome to Saturday. Kia ora. Kia ngahau me o whanau me o hoa. The MetService forecast is a fine day with light winds and afternoon... Read More

An anticyclone brings mainly settled weather today

Dry weather is expected for the whole of New Zealand today apart from Fiordland which could see some drizzle, says a WeatherWatch spokesperson. After... Read More

Stunning weekend of weather promised

    Bay of Plenty residents can look forward to a weekend of sunny weather. New Zealanders across the nation are being promised a return... Read More

Southern Ocean chill before sub-tropical heat

Colder nights are on the way as a southern ocean chill moves across the country. A powerful high pressure system is moving into New Zealand from the... Read More

Better weather promised for BOP residents

  Bay of Plenty residents can expect better weather as the week goes on.   MetService is suggesting an improvement in the weather, after... Read More

Flooding reports on SH2

UPDATE 2.22PM: Surface flooding is being reported on State Highway 2. NZTA is reporting surface flooding on the highway, between 15th Ave and Elizabeth... Read More

Weather warning issued for BOP

A severe weather warning is in place for the Bay of Plenty. The MetService is forecasting heavy rain and gale force winds for part of the North Island. "A... Read More

Tropical low brings rain to the North Island

A tropical low starts to affect the North Island today moving in from the north, bringing heavy rain and increasing wind speeds. The South Island is... Read More

Severe weather warning for upper North Island

Severe weather watch and warnings are in place for the upper North Island from Northland to the Bay of Plenty. The MetService advises that heavy rain... Read More