Watch: Polar blast leaves winter coat

New Zealand last night hunkered down for the big chill - with rugby fans battling sub-zero temperatures at the Super Rugby final and skiers on Mt Ruapehu taking refuge from hurricane-force winds. A polar blast made its presence felt over much of the country and was expected to worsen overnight, with more snow, rain and heavy winds.

Related Content

Must watch video

NZ Herald Focus video

Entertainment video

Lifestyle video

National video

World video

Business video