|Cold blast closes South Island roads, rain and heavy fog in North Island|
Snow and ice in the South Island has closed highways as the cold weather system moves north, rain is hitting the lower North Island and fog at Auckland Airport is expected to cause delays.
© 2022 RadioNZ 6:54am Downed plane: Strong winds in Southern Alps delay rescue team
Bad weather is delaying attempts to reach a light plane that came down in the Southern Alps yesterday.
© 2022 RadioNZ Fri 8:07am Search underway for plane missing in Southern Alps
A light plane is missing in the Southern Alps after taking off from Franz Josef this morning, but weather has so far hampered search efforts.
© 2022 RadioNZ Thu 4:39pm Weather: Heavy rain, strong wind warnings issued in South Island
More wild weather is on the way for parts of the South Island, with heavy rain and strong winds forecast over the coming days.MetService says a strong-to-gale northwest flow will hit southern and central New Zealand from tomorrow...
© 2022 NZ Herald Mon, 1 Aug 2:52pm South Island and Wellington whipped by winter weather
Many parts of the country have been lashed by heavy rain and wintery weather this morning and overnight, with travel disrupted in many areas.
© 2022 RadioNZ Sun, 31 Jul 10:32am Wellington road kept closed as heavy rain threatens landslide
The main route in and out of a Wellington suburb is being kept closed, with heavy rain further threatening a landslide that's already come down twice. The slip toppled onto Wadestown's Lennel Rd after wild weather lashed the region...
© 2022 NZ Herald Sat, 30 Jul 1:19pm Weather: Wet day in store for the west, snowfall warnings as another storm system looms
More wild winter conditions are coming this weekend - with wet weather continuing in western parts of the country while snow alerts remain in place for some alpine passes in the south. MetService is warning more bad weather is just...
© 2022 NZ Herald Fri, 29 Jul 10:17am Weather: Wild weather overnight causes flooding in Canterbury and Otago
Civil Defence officials have been on standby overnight, as wild weather has caused flooding around Canterbury and Otago.In Christchurch, there are reports of evacuations on Lower Styx Rd and flooding in Avondale, Mairehau, Wainoni...
© 2022 NZ Herald Wed, 27 Jul 6:22am
Wild weather: New flood and wind warnings issued
Weather warnings continue across the country as heavy rain, wind and fog have caused major travel disruptions, and new flood and wind warnings have been issued.
© 2022 RadioNZ Sat 4:22pm Weather: National forecast a mixed bag of fog, strong winds, heavy rain and snow
Heavy rain, strong wind, low snow and potentially fog colours the national weather forecast for the coming days, with the South Island in line for the harshest weather. MetService forecaster Aidan Pyselman said western parts of...
© 2022 NZ Herald Thu 7:22pm Weather: Auckland records second wettest July since the 1960s
Dry July was anything but in Auckland as the city suffered through the second wettest July since 1962.Soaked residents may not agree, but a weather expert is calling the deluge a "mixed blessing" for the region.MetService this...
© 2022 NZ Herald Mon, 1 Aug 12:22am $200m insurance payouts for extreme weather events damage in 12 months to June
Insurers have paid out close to $200 million for extreme weather claims in the 12 months to June.
© 2022 RadioNZ Sun, 31 Jul 8:42am Weather forecasters abused over UK heatwave reports
Meteorologists from the BBC and elsewhere faced abuse as they reported on the UK's record heat.
© 2022 BBCWorld Fri, 29 Jul 7:47pm Pareawa Banks Avenue School in Christchurch opens despite flooding
Wet weather and sewerage system issues have not stopped school pupils and staff from celebrating their long-awaited move to a new school.Pareawa Banks Avenue School pupils, teachers and parents celebrated arriving at the new school...
© 2022 NZ Herald Thu, 28 Jul 5:17am