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Coldest night of the year, again
Coldest night of the year, again

Last night was chilly. MetService said it was probably the coldest night of the year for the country because a cold air…

Holiday danger on black-ice roads
Holiday danger on black-ice roads

Holidaymakers hoping to avoid a right royal pain on the roads this Queen's Birthday weekend are urged…

video WeatherWatch: (May 29) Queen's Birthday weekend forecast
WeatherWatch: (May 29) Queen's Birthday weekend forecast

Our last long weekend until late October is upon us – and the weather is a typical autumn mixture of…

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Weather: Early Queen's Birthday forecast video Weather: Early Queen's Birthday forecast

Our last long weekend in almost half a year is approaching…

Weather: Snow covers Wellington's Rimutaka Ranges video Weather: Snow covers Wellington's Rimutaka Ranges

Snow covers Wellington's Rimutaka Ranges. Snow fell…

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Warmer, wetter weather for long weekend
Warmer, wetter weather for long weekend

While Aucklanders shivered through the coldest night of the year last night, temperatures will rise over the long weekend…

Watch: Six-metre swells smash coast
Watch: Six-metre swells smash coast

Unusually large waves battered the coast of Napier forcing cyclists to slosh through the water.

Killer heatwave sweeps through India
Killer heatwave sweeps through India

At least 800 people have died in a major heatwave that has swept across India, melting roads in New Delhi as temperatures…

Weather: Temperatures on the rise
Weather: Temperatures on the rise

After sudden temperature drops around the country heralding in winter, the weather is predicted to become milder by the…

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Twister rips through Mexico killing 13
Twister rips through Mexico killing 13

A tornado has raged through a city on the U.S.-Mexico border, destroying homes and flinging cars, killing…

video Snow in the deep south

Paul Le Comte ventured out onto Otago Peninsula to film these spectacular shots of the polar blast. Source: Paul Le Comte/YouTube…

What to expect for the long weekend

As a north westerly wind moves through on Friday morning, temperatures should rise but with it comes rain.

El Nino to bring more snow

South Islanders will have some reprieve from the cold winds, rain and snow that lashed regions yesterday but are warned…

Bitter chill brings winter white
Bitter chill brings winter white

Snow dusted paddocks as far north as Central Hawkes Bay yesterday after falling heavily on the Rimutaka…

Early taste of winter

The wet weather will linger in Auckland today as the storm that dumped snow around the country moves past New Zealand.

New El Nino brings risk factor to farms

El Nino this year is likely to reduce New Zealand's agricultural output, say BNZ economists.

Wet May in US causes havoc

Record rainfall wreaked havoc across a swath of the central US, causing flash floods in normally dry riverbeds, spawning…

Biggest storm on Earth

A storm blasting Antarctic weather over New Zealand is currently the biggest storm on Earth, according to WeatherWatch.

video WeatherWatch: (May 25) Winter hammer falls on NZ
WeatherWatch: (May 25) Winter hammer falls on NZ

New Zealanders have been smashed by cold and wet weather with parts of the country blanketed in snow…

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Environment

What are your feelings on plastic bags?
What are your feelings on plastic bags?

With a single dissenting voice, those who responded to an appeal for ideas to curb plastic trash, simply wanted plastic…

Business can reduce plastic trash
War on plastic in our Gulf
Brian Fallow: Government shrugs off climate change
Peter Bromhead: A toxic waste
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