Heavy rain, strong winds, sunshine, snow & swells

A burst of rough weather is about to move into New Zealand this weekend and the country's mountains and ranges will create stronger winds, heavier rain for many, but also sunshine and warmth for others. On Thursday a small areas of heavy downpours...... Read More

Weather report from Yatton Park

In today's forecast we are expecting occasional rain, easing overnight, with light winds. It's a two-clothing layer day today with a high of 15 and an overnight low of 7 degrees. Humidity is 98 per cent. High tide is at 11.30am and low tide...... Read More

Nelson Mandela and the weather

In today's forecast we are expecting a partly cloudy day with light winds. It's a three-clothing layer day today with a high of 16 and an overnight low of 7 degrees. Humidity is 97 per cent. High tide is at 10.40am and low tide is at 4.50pm....... Read More

Becoming finer in the Bay

In today's forecast we are expecting the weather to be fine, however there is still a chance of evening showers, and also westerlies. It's a two-clothing layer day today with a high of 16 and an overnight low of 7 degrees. Humidity is 94 per...... Read More

Businesses suffer as ’lifeline’ roads cut

Businesses in the Coromandel have been feeling the pinch after stormy weather closed the roads in the area. They say regular road closures, bad weather, and slips mean visitors are staying away. The peninsula was cut off at the weekend after slips...... Read More

Most of Coromandel stranded trampers now out

Nearly 60 trampers were stuck in the Coromandel Peninsula last night due to the wild weather. Most of them have since made it out. The storm swept down the North Island causing slips and flooding across Auckland and the Coromandel. Department of Conservation...... Read More

End of July shaping up to be warmer than average

Milder air flows may lock in a warmer than average second half to July according to WeatherWatch.co.nz forecasters, with temperatures a few to several degrees above average at times. Daytime highs in a number of centres this week will be in the mid...... Read More

Fine spells with a chance of showers

In today's weather we are expecting fine spells but with a chance of showers. Northerlies turning westerly in the afternoon. It's a two-clothing layer day today with a high of 16 and an overnight low of 8 degrees. Humidity is 100 per cent. High...... Read More

Man rescued after cold, wet night on Mt Ruapehu

A 21-year-old man has been rescued following a cold, wet night on Mount Ruapehu. Police were called at 5pm on Saturday after the man did not return from a day hike up the mountain. A search base was set up at Turangi and four search teams, around...... Read More

Coromandel roads closed following storm

State Highway 25 and State Highway 25A in the Coromandel are closed this morning. The NZTA says SH25 is closed in both Tapu and Ruamahunga, while SH25A in Kopu and Hikuai is closed due to slips in the area. SH25/25A COROMANDEL - ROADS CLOSED - 6:15AM,...... Read More




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