A low with sub-tropical origins has meant a hot and humid night for most of New Zealand.
As of midnight most main centres were sitting above 20 degrees, some close to the mid 20s.
Nation’s hot spots at 12:30am, Saturday:
24 degrees – Kaikoura
22 degrees – Christchurch, Whangarei
21 degrees – Auckland, Whitianga, Paeroa, Wanganui, Ohakea, Levin, Lower Hutt, Wellington, Blenheim.
20 degrees – Kaikohe, Whangaparaoa, Hamilton, Tauranga, Hastings, Hawera, Palmerston North, Paraparaumu, Nelson.