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Monday's national forecast

A low pressure system east of New Zealand today brings a cold southerly airflow for the South Island, milder westerlies further north.Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty

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Sep 22 2018 - 9:22am
(This story was originally published on Monday) --- With two major storms impacting a number of nations in recent days a lot of you have asked several questions relating to coverage and why some...
Sep 22 2018 - 7:15am
A ridge brings settled weather to the South Island on Saturday while a southeasterly airflow lies over the North Island. A ridge brings fairly settled weather to most of New Zealand on Sunday,...
Sep 22 2018 - 4:00am
A ridge brings settled weather to the South Island today while a southeasterly airflow lies over the North Island. Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Sep 21 2018 - 3:04pm
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Sep 21 2018 - 12:26pm
It is a significant storm and it will churn past New Zealand over the Southern Ocean next week, working in conjunction with a high near Tasmania to dredge up a polar blast that will bring snow,...
Sep 21 2018 - 11:06am
This weekend is fairly mild in many areas and despite some coastal rain and showers in northern and eastern parts of the North Island, to begin with, Sunday is mostly dry. The South Island has a...
Sep 21 2018 - 7:00am
A front pushes northwards over the South Island this morning then the North Island in the afternoon / evening. A ridge brings settled weather to the South Island on Saturday while a southeasterly...
Sep 21 2018 - 3:42am
A front pushes northwards over the South Island this morning then onto the North Island this afternoon and evening, heralding in a cooler southerly change. Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of...
Sep 20 2018 - 4:00pm
A front pushes northwards over the South Island on Friday morning then the North Island in the afternoon / evening. Dry for most of the North Island on Friday then showers develop late afternoon in...
Sep 20 2018 - 1:01pm
Average to warmer than average weather will continue in many regions over the next few days with some patchy rain and showers here and there but nothing too substantial. A weak low forms on Friday...
Sep 20 2018 - 11:15am
WeatherWatch.co.nz is warning farmers in the lower South Island to be prepared for a late winter storm next week as a polar southerly direct from Antarctic roars up towards New Zealand. "This looks...
Sep 20 2018 - 7:00am
A slack pressure gradient may bring isolated showers late afternoon / evening for some northeastern parts of the North Island today (mainly inland), showers clear away in the east. Mainly dry for a...
Sep 20 2018 - 4:02am
A slack pressure gradient may bring isolated showers late afternoon / evening for some inland parts of the North Island today, showers clear away in the east. Mainly dry for the South Island with a...
Sep 19 2018 - 4:00pm
A slack pressure gradient may bring isolated showers late afternoon / evening for some inland parts of the North Island on Thursday, showers clear away in the east. Mainly dry for a majority of the...
Sep 19 2018 - 10:48am
A developed low is located to the north of North Island and is today slowly starting to weaken. Though its track will not cross the country’s landmass directly, an associated front has brought patchy...
Sep 19 2018 - 10:29am
The next couple of days will see southern places warming up further but it’s ahead of a big cold change sweeping in next week which will put single digit daytime highs back into Southland, Otago and...
Sep 19 2018 - 7:00am
Southeasterlies ease over the North Island today, mainly settled for the South Island. A slack pressure gradient may bring isolated showers late afternoon / evening for some inland parts of the North...
Sep 19 2018 - 4:00am
A southeasterly airflow eases over the North Island today, mainly settled for the South Island with anticyclonic conditions. Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of PlentyMorning showers clear,...
Sep 19 2018 - 1:00am
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Sep 18 2018 - 5:50pm
We have a couple of rain makers affecting New Zealand this week. The first is a low just off the Northland coast today... the second will be another low just off the Northland coast this Saturday....