Colder than usual nights, milder than average days

Many parts of New Zealand will experience colder nights this week but the flip side is a warm afternoon thanks to high pressure and plenty of sun, according... Read More

Rain will subside and end on a high

Heavy rain, thunderstorms and strong winds is not the most pleasing way to start the working week, however MetService says the rest of the week promises... Read More

A great week for washing and drying laundry

People with loads of washing piled up are being advised to leave it until Tuesday. says a large high is rolling in and will linger... Read More

Hiker found and lucky to be alive

An Auckland hiker on Mt Ngauruhoe last night was lucky he was found by 7pm because by then it was dark and he was very cold.  He was located by... Read More

Saturday‘s national forecast

A cold front is pushing northwards over the South Island today then onto the western North Island overnight. Strong northwesterlies ahead of this front... Read More

ANZAC Day weather looking ideal for most

Many places across New Zealand will have excellent weather for ANZAC but some rain is in the forecast which is being monitored, says Read More

Severe weather watches no longer in force

With heavy rain easing over the Bay of Plenty and west of Whakatane, the weather watch has been lifted, says a MetService spokesperson. “Although... Read More

A wet Monday for most, but is improving

As the long weekend draws to an end, a front moving slowly eastwards across the North Island will bring rain to much of central and northern New Zealand,... Read More

Heavy rain watch for Bay of Plenty

An active front lying over central North Island areas should continue moving slowly eastwards during today before moving away to the east on Tuesday... Read More

What’s On: Heavy rain and the blues

Good Morning SunLive readers, I hope you are enjoying your Easter break and making the most of your time off before it is back to work tomorrow. The... Read More

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