Cyclone Cody expected to stay clear of NZ

MetService meteorologists advise that the risk of heavy rain has diminished as Cyclone Cody looks to track east of New Zealand. However, the risk of... Read More

Wind watch in force as Cyclone Cody heads to NZ

A strong wind watch is in force for the Bay of Plenty tonight. The MetService says Cyclone Cody, currently over waters to the northeast of New Zealand,... Read More

Cody sliding east but remains a powerful storm

Cody remains a serious storm but latest tracking to the east reduces the risks to more parts of the North Island, says a spokesperson. "As... Read More

What‘s on - festival, carboot sale, markets

Good morning and welcome to Saturday. Ko te ra tenei i hanga e te Ariki. Ka koa tatou, ka koa hoki ki reira. MetService are forecasting a partly cloudy... Read More

Motorists warned over Cyclone Cody threat

Waka Kotahi NZTA is encouraging people to check the weather forecast before travelling this weekend, with the remnants of Cyclone Cody expected to hit... Read More

Cyclone Cody: Severe weather watch for Eastern BOP

UPDATE: MetService has now issued a severe weather warning for the former Cyclone Cody this Monday. A strong wind watch is in place for the Bay of Plenty,... Read More

Cyclone Cody: Bay of Plenty at risk of direct hit

The Bay of Plenty is an area potentially at risk of a direct hit from Cyclone Cody with new modelling showing the storm hitting New Zealand late on Sunday... Read More

Cyclone Cody still tracking towards NZ

Large swells are being predicted for the Bay of Plenty as Cyclone Cody tracks towards New Zealand. Cody intensified overnight to a Category 2 storm... Read More

Cyclone Cody may directly impact NZ

Tropical Cyclone Cody may impact New Zealand in the coming days. Cody intensified overnight to a Category 2 storm, despite it tracking southwards away... Read More

LIVE: 2021 NZ’s warmest year on record

2021 was New Zealand’s warmest year on record, surpassing the previous record set in 2016, according to the latest Climate Summary from NIWA. Seven... Read More

Another week of summer sun

MetService is forecasting a settled, summery week of weather for most people in New Zealand, but the weather organisation is keeping a close eye on a... Read More

One dead as Fiji prepares for cyclone

A man has drowned in Fiji while attempting to cross a flooded river as bad weather associated with a tropical depression continues to slam parts of... Read More

Dry week ahead and cylone about to form near Fiji

A tropical low near Fiji is expected to reach storm status, with gale force winds around the centre, which means it will become a named tropical cyclone,... Read More

What‘s on - dinner in the park, live music, art

Good morning and welcome to Sunday Ko te ra tenei i hanga e te Ariki. Ka koa tatou, ka koa hoki ki reira. MetService are forecasting a fine day with... Read More

Big high over NZ as tropics heat up

A new high pressure zone is smack bang over the top of New Zealand this weekend bringing lighter winds and a lift in temperatures, says a WeatherWatch... Read More