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InfoGraphic: The main Weather News Highlights across NZ: Tue, Wed, Thu

A ridge lies over the North Island today, while a northerly airflow and approaching front affect the South Island. This front slowly moves northwards over the South Island on Wednesday however it does weaken, a ridge lies over the North Island. Mostly high pressure covering New Zealand on Thursday.


Blue – Rain becomes heavy about Fiordland from evening, moving a little further northwards overnight.

Yellow – High’s in the late 20’s and early 30’s for the South Island. Mid 20’s for parts of the North Island in the afternoon.

Wednesday and Thursday

Yellow – Afternoon high’s in the mid to late 20’s for the areas marked in yellow below.

– 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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