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

A ridge lies over much of the country today, the airflow coming in from the northeast over the North Island and northwest for the South Island. A north to northwesterly airflow lies over the country on Friday and Saturday.


Blue – A light frost for some this morning, a little heavier about the Central North Island. Watch for a risk of fog this morning from Auckland through to the Central North Island.


Blue – Chance of a light frost for the upper South Island inland, also the Central North Island.

Showers about Fiordland may be heavy at times.

Chance patch of fog about northeastern parts of the North Island in the morning then breaking away.


A risk of fog for some northeastern parts of the North Island once again on Saturday morning. Rain heavy about Fiordland, especially from afternoon.

– Please note, the idea behind this update is to focus on the main weather highlights, which is why not all regions are mentioned. 

For specific 10 day information for your city, town, rural community or island please see the 1500 forecasts on our homepage!

– Aaron Wilkinson,


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