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Another icy blast on the way
Another icy blast on the way

Snow is forecast to fall in the South Island today before the big chill creeps up the country in the coming days.

video WeatherWatch: (July 03) Wellington weather to improve for rugby
WeatherWatch: (July 03) Wellington weather to improve for rugby

This weekend is a fairly mild one compared to the Antarctic change coming next week. Saturday sees heavy…

Weather: What to expect
Weather: What to expect

Wet and windy weather which is lashing parts of the country today looks likely to settle in time for…

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WeatherWatch: (July 01) Will Wanganui flood again? video WeatherWatch: (July 01) Will Wanganui flood again?

A lot going on our skies at the moment – a late season…

WeatherWatch: (June 29) Warmer this week video WeatherWatch: (June 29) Warmer this week

Some parts of New Zealand will be over 20 degrees…

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Rain alert as nasty front heads north
Rain alert as nasty front heads north

A nasty patch of weather expected to hit the waterlogged Whanganui region is instead heading Auckland's way today and it…

Britain swelters, Aussies snicker
Britain swelters, Aussies snicker

Britain experienced its hottest July day for 160 years as temperatures hit 36.7C. Roads melted and hundreds of trains cancelled…

Weather: Wet start to school holidays expected
Weather: Wet start to school holidays expected

Forecasters are predicting a wet start to the school holidays for the top of the North Island as a band of rain makes its…

Dangerous heat wave scorching Europe
Dangerous heat wave scorching Europe

Joggers wheezed, electric wires warped, and Britain sweated through its hottest July day on record as a wide swath of Western…

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Flood-striken regions brace for more rain
Flood-striken regions brace for more rain

Heavy rain is expected to drench the South Island tomorrow and then make its way up the country - possibly…

Another big, bad El Nino?

Weather patterns suggest NZ could be in for another horror El Nino like that of 1997 and 1998, which resulted in a severe…

Where are Kiwis relocating to?

Find out which New Zealand towns have grown the fastest over the past 80 years.

Home where the heat is for family

Sunshine and a better paying job were reasons enough to make the Kontzes pack up in Palmerston North and move to Tauranga…

'Nasty, horrible' weather on the way
'Nasty, horrible' weather on the way

Severe weather warnings are in place for a good portion of the country with winds expected to reach…

Kiwi population growth: Chasing the sun

Tauranga and Whakatane have been New Zealand's fastest growing towns over the past 80 years.

Strong gales to hit Canterbury

Gusts of up to 140 kilometers an hour are expected in exposed parts of Canterbury today.

Auckland - not really cold but definitely cool

Those shivering southerners who knock our city are just jealous, writes Matt Heath.

Icy start for parts of NZ

A horse float has flipped on its side in a crash on icy roads near Oamaru this morning. The crash, about 3km north of Oamaru…

Stalwarts stand by their beers
Stalwarts stand by their beers

It's takes more than the worst recorded flood in Whanganui history to put Riverside Bar regulars off…

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