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Wintry outbreak – highlights

Snow around Rotorua

Our Rotorua Weather Watch reporter Andrew Black snapped this picture today – clearly showing snow to low levels around Rotorua.

  • Current highlights:
  • Snow to very low levels on Mt Taranaki
  • Snow to low levels around Rotorua
  • Snow on the Mamaku ranges
  • Snow to low levels on the Port Hills and around Dunedin
  • Sleeting showers in Christchurch – no signs of it easing anytime soon.
  • Bitterly cold, strong, southerlies in Wellington
  • Skies clearing in Auckland
  • Most centres still on single digits temperatures

What’s it like where you are?  Post a new comment below.


Guest on 21/05/2009 4:28am

I grew up in Rotorua, and I remember snow dusting the hills around the lake every few years, but never so early.

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