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It's been a wet and wild start to the day in the south.

Chance of thunderstorms for Auckland and Northland this afternoon as volatile autumn weather continues

Further south the highest chance of thunderstorms and strong winds is along the West Coast.

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Vector are still trying connect power for many Aucklanders cut off after Tuesday's fierce storm.

Long wait for thousands of Aucklanders without power continues, as another storm due tomorrow

Vector says the number without power and hot water is currently fluctuating between 1500 and 2500.

Critics say Aucklanders were left unprepared when the storm hit

More outages across Auckland due to bad weather last night, 9000 homes without power

Power company Vector says more trees have come down causing further outages.

More thunderstorms possible for Auckland today after North Island lashed by rain overnight

The heaviest rain has passed with some areas getting 79mm of rain this morning but Metservice says there is still potential for more

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Tens of thousands are still without power after an initial storm caused damage earlier this week.

More bad weather headed to Auckland tonight as 11,000 homes still without power days after huge storm

Vector says restoring power to some homes and hot water pilot lines will take well into next week.

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Breakfast weatherman Matty McLean has the latest weather forecast.

Auckland's weather woes set to continue with more rain on the way

But settled weather is expected across most of NZ on Saturday.

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The city has been left with hundreds of trees blocking roads, crashing into carports and falling onto houses.

Trees left scattered in Auckland, but what if one comes crashing down on your house?

The city has been left with hundreds of trees blocking roads, crashing into carports and falling onto houses.

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Critics say Aucklanders were left unprepared when the storm hit

Storm-battered Aucklanders face chilly night, thousands still without power

Power outages are still affecting 93,000 homes and businesses, 24 hours after the storm hit.

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The tree has come down in the central suburb of Sandringham.

Thousands of homes and businesses without power after Auckland storm - Vector

More than 100 Vector staff are responding to to downed power lines, faults, power cuts and other damage throughout the region.

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Senior Constable Conrad Smith of the National Park Police spoke to 1News in the aftermath of yesterday’s incident.

Power cuts still affect thousands of Aucklanders after massive storm, capital gets rare thunder, National Park assesses tornado damage

Roofs came off, hundreds of trees were felled and power lines were brought down across Auckland.

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John Dragicevich, Emergency Management Director spoke with media today.

Civil Defence says information 'was out there' after storm ripped through parts of North Island, cutting power and causing damage

However, with cyclone force winds as high as 213km/h striking Auckland overnight, questions are being asked about whether forecasters and authorities were caught unprepared.

Buildings reduced to sticks, houses left roofless as tornado rips through National Park Village

The destruction wrought by the tornado that ripped through the alpine Village has been revealed.

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More icy conditions and snowfall are possible overnight.

Cold snap brings early dumping of snow, drivers warned to take extra care

More icy conditions and snowfall are possible overnight.

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Tornado ripped roofs off homes and cut power to thousands

Storm blasts NZ, tornadoes leave over 1000 Taranaki residents without power overnight, outages in Auckland

Northern areas have been lashed by tornadoes while the south has been hit by snow and cold temperatures.

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Residents in parts of the Otago city have woken up to snow.

Aftermath emerges after tornado tears through National Park as extreme weather causes chaos around NZ

Parts of the South Island have had hail and snow, while severe gales and thunderstorms are expected over much of New Zealand throughout the day.

01:42
Breakfast weatherman Matty McLean has the latest weather update.

Snow and severe weather in the South Island causes road closures

South Island roads are predominantly affected but there's also a snowfall warning for the Desert Rd.

01:42
Breakfast weatherman Matty McLean has the latest weather update.

Early dose of winter for parts of Canterbury as year's first heavy snowfall set to hit later today

"There will likely be snow on Banks Peninsula and about many inland roads."

Cold southerlies and heavy snow set for Lewis Pass and Arthur's Pass

There is also heavy snow expected for the Canterbury high country and Kaikoura ranges.

Impressive sunset over Nelson.

Photos: Spectacular sunset captivates Canterbury and Nelson residents

1 NEWS viewers captured the orange and red hues of the setting sun.

Warmer than average temperatures in store for much of NZ over next three months after 'hottest summer on record'

That's according to NIWA's Seasonal Climate outlook for April to June. However, the cold weather won't be completely kept at bay.

Downpours and possible thunderstorms to move over much of the country today - full forecast here

Severe weather warnings are in place for some areas, with only a couple of areas likely to avoid a soaking.

Cold and wet down south with rain expected for much of North Island as well

Breakfast weatherman Matty McLean has the latest forecast.

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