WeatherWatch (July 9) Gales set to spread elsewhere
Damaging winds are easing across Wednesday over the upper North Island. Roofs were lifted in Eastern Waikato and Northland while power cuts affected thousands in Auckland and Northland. The gales will ease further across Thursday but may then build in other areas of central and eastern New Zealand on Friday – however damaging gusts are not currently in the forecast. We take a look at the weekend forecast – and check out our new political poll at the end of the video.