Readers' Snow Photos (20)

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Here are 20 photos from across New Zealand showing snowmen, kids playing in the snow, pets looking curious, gardens covered in white and roads covered in snow.

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Snow on Mt Te Aroha
Very heavy snow on Mt Te Aroha, eastern Waikato.  Snow levels estimated to be 300 to 500m / Ian Duncan

This is a photo of my daughter, Gaby, in the snow for the first time ever / Emma Oakden

Photo of snow at Townshend Crescent Halswell (outside our house) taken about 2am after it had just stopped snowing / Gary Garner

Snow to Sea Level in Wellington
Snow to sea level in Eastbourne (Wellington) 10pm Sunday / Darren Schollum

Rangiora, so tranquil out there. Lovin the day off work :) / Monique Johnson ·

The highest 1.5km of Auckland's highest road, Scenic Drive (380 to 405 metres above sea level), looking a little white on the morning of Monday 25th July 2011. This was the result of regular sleet falls during the morning, and in fact at dawn it was a lot whiter than this. Wasn't quite falling as snow, but not regular hail either. Sleet is very rare in and around Auckland / Geoff Blackmore

Christchurch this morning :-) / Donna Bee

Stratford, Taranaki / Katy Flintoff

Snow at my place in St. Albans / Rachel Jennings

Hills behind Levin this morning / Andrew Blair

Luke planking in the snow / Sal Hayes

Sal Hayes

Sal Hayes

Jim loves the snow! Christchurch. Consistent 10cm across the ground, some places thicker / Jacob Chubb

this is why pretty much all of chch is closed... taken on Blenheim rd across from Tower Junction about 8.30am / Cait Donaldson

My cats first taste of the snow...she was fascinated with it! / Sharalee Devereux

 Blue Mountains Road, Upper Hutt / Adrian McBrydie

Snow on the hills in Acacia Bay, Taupo as seen from across the lake in town / Daniel Leonard

Ellie Whyte

Neighbour's kids who had never seen snow like it before... first thing on the agenda? Snowball fight! / Ellie Whyte

Here in Queenstown it is snowing still... I live in Dalefield and there is 7cm of snow in my yard and the driveway is deeper. I a pen in the snow to c how deep and it came up 3/4 of the pen. Will not go into work today am not good in driving in snow / Periena Martin



And yet not one speck of snow

And yet not one speck of snow here in Ashburton, we had a lovely day of sunshine and lots of green grass. Weird how that happens.

same! A beautiful day in

same! A beautiful day in Picton.

Jeff Blackmore's image

We got the tail end of this in New Lynn. Sleet on the roof for very short time. Since warmed up, Monarch female butterfly flew off late this morning.


was out feeding the horses at around 1:30 this afternoon and the temp dropped and in came the sleet, not much but made its presence felt. We live about half way up Christian Road in the Waitaks