Rain easing up for a mostly sunny Monday

WeatherWatch advise that the weather will be mainly anticyclonic for New Zealand on Monday, with an area of low pressure to the northeast directing a... Read More

Weather update

Heavy rain is expected today about Gisborne, Coromandel Peninsula, and in the Bay of Plenty north of Katikati. SH25 between Hikuai and Tairua has been... Read More

The dark and bright sides of the shortest day

With the Winter Solstice happening tomorrow morning, it’s an opportunity to consider the bright and dark sides of the shortest day of the year. We’re... Read More

National weather update

WeatherWatch advises that a ridge lies over the South Island today. “Meanwhile a southeasterly airflow flows over the North Island feeding into... Read More

Shortest day of the year this Sunday

New Zealand is at the peak of the long dark nights as we approach the winter solstice, which this year is at precisely 9:43am New Zealand Time on Sunday. After... Read More

Reminder to review stopbank grazing

With the change of season, Bay of Plenty Regional Council is again reminding rural landowners of the requirements to protect the region’s stopbanks... Read More

Wet weather continues in the BOP

The Bay of Plenty is expected to be pummeled with heavy rain as a severe weather warning remains in place. Rain starting falling in the region overnight... Read More

Heavy rain forecast to lash BOP

Heavy rain is expected to last the Bay of Plenty for the next few days. The MetService has issued a severe weather warning for heavy rain from today... Read More

Bay of Plenty on heavy rain watch

A heavy rain watch has been issued for the Bay of Plenty. The MetService is forecasting heavy rain and strong winds for central parts of New Zealand,... Read More

NZ‘s weird winter continues

Today's warmer weather is expected to be short-lived as a cold front moves up the country. WeatherWatch.co.nz says a cold front due to move northwards... Read More

Winter flips the switch: Wet weather returns

Winter is expected to flip its switch this week and show its wetter and changeable side. A rainy front moving up the country is reminiscent of the more... Read More

A mix of sun and cloud ahead

A mix of sun and cloud is being forecast for the Bay of Plenty today. A north to northwesterly airflow is lying over New Zealand, with a front pushing... Read More

National weather update

MetService advise that a high is expected to cover much of the country over Sunday, while a weak cold front moves slowly north over the upper North Island.... Read More

What‘s on - frocks on bikes, markets and hot pools

Good morning, welcome to Sunday.  Morena koutou. Kia pai to ra. We are expecting a fine day ahead with light winds, so make the most of it for... Read More

Anticyclone over most of NZ today

WeatherWatch advises that an anticyclone covers most of New Zealand today. “However a front is stalling over the upper North Island delivering... Read More