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InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Wednesday / Thursday

A blustery west to southwesterly airflow lies over the country today tending northwest on Thursday with a front moving onto the western South Island from afternoon.


Wednesday's national forecast

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A breezy west to southwesterly airlfow lies over New Zealand today, wet weather in the west, mainly dry in the east although a few showers affect the South Island's east coast for a time.

Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Wednesday

A blustery west to southwesterly airflow lies over the country on Wednesday.


Feeling SAD? You may have the winter blues, here are some suggestions to help

Finding it hard to wake up in the mornings? Feeling a lack of energy? Feeling generally flat and down? You may be suffering from SAD - Seasonal Affective Disorder. SAD is quite normal to experience when our nights get long and the days short.


Updated: Rain and Snow maps for NZ (+5 Maps)

NZ is in a westerly flow this week but by the weekend rain shifts to eastern areas thanks to a new low and this spreads rain right across the country.


VIDEO: Wet weather coming next 5 days

Most parts of New Zealand have rain or showers coming over the next five days. The bulk of the rain will be on the western side of the nation but this weekend a low deepens out to our east and this encourages rain into the eastern side of the country while western areas become sunny.


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Tuesday / Wednesday

A front passes over the North Island today moving in a west to east fashion clearing off to the east by late afternoon. A west to southwesterly airflow lies over the South Island. A blustery west to southwesterly airflow lies over the country on Wednesday.


Tuesday's national forecast

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A front passes over the North Island today moving in a west to east fashion clearing off to the east by late afternoon. A west to southwesterly airflow lies over the South Island.

Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty


InfoGraphic: The Big Picture for Tuesday

A front passes over the North Island on Tuesday moving in a west to east fashion clearing off to the east by late afternoon. A west to southwesterly airflow lies over the South Island.


Poll Results shows what most of us know - Winter doesn't feel so wintry this year

Ask someone if it feels cold in winter and they usually say yes, but this year more people are finding it warmer than normal - which matches the data.