Satellite images shows back of front over NZ

The front that brought torrential rain and flooding to the West Coast whimpered across the upper North Island in a weakened state this morning, delivering... Read More

Rain falls in the BOP, more to come

  Occasional rain or showers, with light winds. This is the forecast from the MetService for the Bay of Plenty.   Rain is also in the forecast... Read More

Some rain relief coming for parched North Island

Some rain is on the way for very dry parts of the North Island, says There are two chances of rain, the first is developing today... Read More

Humid and wet forecast for Tauranga

  Tauranga residents should expect a cloudy and drizzly week ahead.   A MetService spokesperson says despite the rain, temperatures will... Read More

A ‘major’ change in the weather this week

MetService is forecasting a significant change in the weather in the days ahead, after nearly a week of calm conditions associated with a persistent... Read More

What‘s on - live music, surf, swaps, and hot pools

Good morning and welcome to your Sunday! If you’re out and about today, make sure to say ‘hello’ to at least five people you haven’t... Read More

Supermoon captured on camera in Western Bay

Bright, large and full of colour is how some people would be inclined to describe last night’s supermoon. The moon marked the autumn equinox,... Read More

Stubborn highs and humid nights

As a high pressure is dominating the weather over New Zealand, MetService are forecasting more settled and warm weather for the coming weekend. “Temperatures... Read More

A few isolated downpours in NZ this week

High pressure dominates NZ’s weather this week but the country will have a few drizzle patches and afternoon downpours here and there. The week... Read More

Still dry in the north of NZ - MetService

Much of the past week saw an area of high pressure to the north of the North Island, which brought mostly settled weather across northern New Zealand. Unfortunately,... Read More

Have your say - climate change, rescue & transport

Climate change, passenger transport and rescue services funding are on Regional Council’s radar. Bay of Plenty residents will be asked to provide... Read More

Calmer and more humid weather moves in

Yesterday New Zealand saw a severe thunderstorm form around Central Plateau and over the next week ahead, people are being warned to expect more heavy... Read More

Waves to welcome surf lifesaving stars

Surf lifesaving officials are casting a wary eye over weather forecasts before the biggest event on the national calendar in Mount Maunganui next week. Nearly... Read More

NZ’s big dry to get bigger and drier

Rainmakers are definitely increasing around the New Zealand area but stubborn high pressure will continue to hold the rain clouds at sea for most (but... Read More

Tropics waking up north of NZ

It's likely a couple of tropical cyclones will form north of NZ over the next 10 days as conditions favour development of storms around the Solomon... Read More