Enjoying more of the Easter moonlight

On Easter Friday night, the moon above the Bay of Plenty provided a stunning display of golden luminescence. Kerri-Anne Fraser made use of the opportunity... Read More

Rain to come in Eastern Bay

Heavy rain is forecast for the ranges of eastern Bay of Plenty and Gisborne, Taranaki and western Nelson. An active front lying over central New Zealand... Read More

NZ under influence of 5000km long high pressure

An enormous high pressure system is perfectly centred across both main islands of NZ but stretches from Fiji to eastern Australia and all the way down... Read More

Both rain and shine this Easter

  Tauranga residents can expect a mixed bag of weather this Easter weekend.   A MetService spokesperson says the weekend starts off as fine,... Read More

Fine weather to start the school holidays

High pressure is the theme for the first week of the school holidays, and the lead up to Easter. This means that weather will be generally settled... Read More

Cooler southerlies for eastern NZ

A cooler southerly flow continues today across the country but the winds are slowly easing as high pressure gradually builds from the west. The southerly... Read More

Easter Egg shape weather on its way

Easter Weekend is on the way and we have a big Easter Egg-shaped high on the way - but will it last through the long weekend? The answer is probably... Read More

Cold surges moving up the country

New Zealand has two surges of cold air coming which may produce frosts, slow down pasture growth and convince more leave on trees to lose their green. This... Read More

Systems collide to create tumultuous thunderstorms

More than 500 lightning strikes have been recorded in the central North Island after weather systems collided. Heavy rain warnings are now in place... Read More

A stunning autumn day in the BOP

It’s going to be a sunny day in the Bay of Plenty today, as early morning cloud clears throughout the day. A ridge of high pressure lies over... Read More

What’s On: Speedway and some rain

Good Morning SunLive readers and welcome back to another Saturday. Reminder to turn your clocks back, as daylight saving ends tomorrow. Looking at... Read More

Severe weather watch for BOP

A severe weather watch has been issued for the Bay of Plenty today. Heavy rain is being forecast for eastern areas of Marlborough and Wellington, southern... Read More

Whakatane remembers floods two years on

Saturday, April 6 marks two years since Tropical Cyclone Debbie caused widespread flooding in the Whakatāne District. Worst hit was the township of... Read More

Wet in the East, dry in the West

MetService are forecasting some wet weather this weekend for the East Coast. The cliché of the weather for Aotearoa due to the general westerly... Read More

Risk of thunderstorms and small tornadoes in BOP

A severe thunderstorm watch has been issued for the Bay of Plenty, meaning there is a risk for thunderstorms to become severe and small tornadoes. The... Read More