Vote in today's quick poll - does it feel like summer where you are today? Or perhaps another season as a cool to cold southerly spreads across the country - a bit of a shock to the system following the big heat of last week.
Please take a second to let us know how you're finding our coverage of Cyclone Evan.
The concept of seasonally adjusting the clock has always been controversial.
It's been added, removed and adjusted many times since its original inception here in New Zealand 85 years ago.
Some wanted it extended, some wanted it scrapped, some wanted it to last all year.
Some news outlets nail it when we have a storm coming in, others get caught up in hype and some barely cover the weather.
Weather news stories frequently dominate the news ratings and since WeatherWatch.co.nz came on the scene back in 2005 there have been significant changes to the way some media cover news stories.
Poll + Story -- Earlier today the NZ Herald reported that Air New Zealand is dropping the teal colour from its planes and instead replacing it with black.
In our first poll of winter 2012 we want to know if the season is shaping up just the way you like it - or maybe it's not cold enough! Please vote in our poll, comments more than welcome too - just don't forget to tell us where you're from!
Poll, plus column by Philip Duncan --- Anzac Day is one of the few days of the year that most New Zealanders come together and show immense respect to those that sacrificed so much to secure a free and democratic future for us all. It's a day that many spend reflecting on our past - and I guess, what the future may hold.
At the change of every season WeatherWatch.co.nz receives a number of comments from our readers with regards to the "official" start and end dates of our seasons.
This summer certainly hasn't been our hottest - and many of our warmest days have come with cloud. Talking amongst our friends and family most people we know haven't had a swim this summer - is that just us, or have you been cheated the hot, sunny, weather that would normally draw you to the beach, pool, lake or river?
- Homepage image / Zelda Wynn
The generally cloudy and cooler summer that is affecting New Zealand may not be remembered for anything special - but it is possible some of you have had to use a little more electricity, gas and wood to keep yourselves warm.