North Island


InfoGraphic: The main Weather News Highlights across NZ: Mon, Tue, Wed

A low is centred out to the west of the North Island today bringing in a humid northerly quarter airflow, this brings the risk of some unstable weather this afternoon. Southerlies over the South Island strengthen over the lower North Island from afternoon. Anticyclonic conditions for most on Tuesday although weak low pressure lies over the upper North Island.


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture on Monday

A low is centred out to the west of the North Island on Monday bringing in a humid northerly quarter airflow, this brings the risk of some unstable weather in the afternoon. Southerlies over the South Island strengthen over the lower North Island from afternoon.


InfoGraphic: The main Weather News Highlights across NZ: Fri, Sat, Sun

A low slowly brews in the Tasman Sea and approaches the west of the country today, this low still sits out to the west on Saturday however it shunts north a little in the Tasman Sea as some frontal activity affects the North Island. Breezy northeasterlies lie over the country on Sunday.

Friday


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture on Friday

A low slowly brews in the Tasman Sea and approaches the west of the country on Friday.

For the upper North Island expect sunny areas and thickening high cloud, there may be a touch of fog to start about the Waikato. Showers about the Bay Of Plenty clear away during the afternoon then high cloud thickens.


Australia's flooding rains heading towards NZ

Eastern Australia's set up of a blocking high to the east with sub-tropical downpours being fed from the north is heading to the North Island this Sunday and Monday says WeatherWatch.co.nz. With it comes the chance of localised flooding.

A low in the Tasman Sea will deepen today and Friday and spread into the North Island on Saturday and Sunday.


InfoGraphic: The main Weather News Highlights across NZ: Thu, Fri, Sat

Anticyclonic conditions for New Zealand today with an easing southwesterly airflow. A low slowly brews in the Tasman Sea and approaches the west of the country on Friday, this low still sits out to the west on Saturday however it shunts north a little in the Tasman Sea as some frontal activity affects the North Island.

Thursday


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture on Thursday

Anticyclonic conditions for most of New Zealand on Thursday with an easing southerly quarter airflow.

Northland sees sunny spells on Thursday morning then some afternoon cloud develops with the chance of a shower or two. Auckland and the Waikato see any morning showers or drizzle patches clear then some sun breaks through from afternoon.


Trolley Derby coming to Auckland this Sunday!

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This Sunday is the Beachlands & Maraetai Trolley Derby. Since starting in 2013 they've had one vision: To create a mad race of trolleys and push them down a rugged hill. Omana Regional Park in south-east Auckland is that perfect place.

For the family, for the community - for anyone new and old who wants to have a race.


InfoGraphic: The main Weather News Highlights across NZ: Wed, Thu, Fri

A westerly airflow lies over the North Island today while a south to southwesterly airflow lies over the South Island, a small low situated near central parts of the country slinks away to the east during the day. Anticyclonic conditions for most on Thursday and Friday while a low sits in the Tasman Sea and slowly moves towards the western side of New Zealand.


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture on Wednesday

A westerly airflow lies over the North Island on Wednesday while a south to southwesterly airflow lies over the South Island, a small low situated near central parts of the country slinks away to the east during the day.