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Biggest storm on Earth
Biggest storm on Earth

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

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

Snow covers Wellington's Rimutaka Ranges. Snow fell overnight in Wairarapa down to 300m, with New…

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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WeatherWatch: (May 22) Stormy weekend for some video WeatherWatch: (May 22) Stormy weekend for some

A rapidly deepening low is heading towards the upper…

WeatherWatch: (May 20) Deep northern low coming video WeatherWatch: (May 20) Deep northern low coming

A cold front is moving north up the South Island on…

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Icy winter blast hits NZ
photos Icy winter blast hits NZ

New Zealanders across the country can expect cold and wet weather to welcome in the week.

Rain continues to lash North Island
Rain continues to lash North Island

Get out those raincoats, gumboots and umbrellas as rain and wind are set to continue lashing the upper North Island.

Weather: Temperatures plunge in May
Weather: Temperatures plunge in May

Temperatures have plummeted unusually sharply this month, with the mild start to May now a distant memory - and next month…

Storm leads to power outage
Storm leads to power outage

Power was lost to almost 3000 homes after a deluge of rain in the Auckland region last night.

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Some 3000 homes without power
Some 3000 homes without power

Around 3,000 Auckland homes are without power tonight as the wet weekend weather kicks in.

Cold and wet weekend ahead

Keep the raincoats, scarves and umbrellas at the ready as heavy rain and strong winds are forecast to lash the top of the…

Weather: Coldest blast yet expected

Early next week, cold air could cover more of the North Island, bringing snow to higher roads. In the South Island, the…

Severe weather warning for North Island

An unusual weather pattern could result in flooding and wind damage for localised areas around the top half of the North…

Wet and cold weather on the way
Wet and cold weather on the way

Wet and cold weather will batter the country today, before taking a short break, then returning in time…

Watch: Elderly weather man's daily grind

For almost a century, the Mason family have kept a close eye on the weather. But now, at 94, volunteer Alan Mason of Feilding…

Weather systems to clash over NZ

Aucklanders and others in the upper North Island should brace themselves for an inclement Saturday if current forecasts…

video 94-year-old weather volunteer looks for successor

For almost a century the Mason family of Feilding have been keeping a closer eye on the weather than most people. But now…

$8m proposed for Welly flood mitigation

Severe rainstorms over the past month have prompted a proposal to bring forward $8 million in flood mitigation spending…

North set for a drenching
North set for a drenching

On Thursday, a front from the south will move northwards, followed by a cooler southerly flow that will…

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