Waioeka Gorge closed until further notice

State Highway 2, from Opotiki to Gisborne, is closed this morning. The NZTA says the highway will remain closed until the bad weather forecast for the area has eased. The roading organisation says a safety assessment will be made once the rain in...... Read More

Predictions of more wild weather on the way

Most of the country is in for a showery windy Monday, with a colder spell on the way that could possibly bring snow to the Desert Road on Tuesday. MetService had issued several wind or rain warnings for overnight Sunday. By 5am Monday they were mostly...... Read More

Weather conditions to close Waioeka Gorge

The NZ Transport Agency is urging motorists to stay up to date with road conditions between Opotiki and Gisborne on State Highway 2 as heavy rain in the forecast hits the area. The forecast will likely require the closure of the road through the Waioeka...... Read More

A perfectly fine winter day

In today's weather we are expecting a fine day with light winds. It's a three-clothing and one-windproof layer day today with a high of 14 and an overnight low of 5 degrees. Humidity is 96 per cent. High tide is at 12.20pm and low tide is...... Read More

Severe weather forecast to hit NZ on Sunday

  Light winds and clear conditions have kept things cool across much of the country this week. MetService is forecasting a change this weekend as a frontal system slowly moves up the country bringing heavy rain and strong winds. The South Island...... Read More

Sunny, fine and cold

In today's weather we are expecting a fine day with light winds. It's a three-clothing and one-windproof layer day today with a high of 14 and an overnight low of 3 degrees. Humidity is 93 per cent. High tide is at 11.40am and low tide is...... Read More

EOL’s weather balloon launch breaks NZ record

A record has been broken at EOL’s recent sub-orbital space weather balloon launch. The launch, which involved students from Otumoetai and Mount Maunganui colleges, saw two balloons being released from a site near Ohaupo. Of the two balloons...... Read More

Enjoy the winter sunshine

In today's weather we are expecting a fine day with light southwesterlies. It's a three-clothing and one-windproof layer day today with a high of 14 and an overnight low of 4 degrees. Humidity is 89 per cent High tide is at 10.50am and low...... Read More

Clear skies bring plummeting overnight temps

Clear skies in many parts of the country brought plummeting overnight temperatures, with Tauranga close to one degree in Tauranga early this morning. Timaru was close to -5 degrees and Hamilton around -2C. According to the MetService, it is currently...... Read More

Fine day with light southerlies

In today's weather we are expecting a fine day with light southerlies. It's a three-clothing and one-windproof layer day today with a high of 15 and an overnight low of three degrees. Humidity is 96 per cent. High tide is at 10.10am and low...... Read More




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