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Harvey is in New Zealand for a family wedding, that no one was expecting to be a white one!

'Playing and eating snow' – Young Aussie tourist revels in first Queenstown snow experience, in November

Harvey is in New Zealand for a family wedding, that no one was expecting to be a white one!

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Breakfast viewer Michelle Smith sent us this wonderful video from the far south this morning.

Queenstown flights cancelled and power outages hit as wintry storm hits lower South Island

Dumping of snow on the ski fields will be wasted as it's so far out of season.

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Breakfast viewer Michelle Smith sent us this wonderful video from the far south this morning.

Snow in November? White stuff falls in Arrowtown, five weeks out from Christmas

Snow has fallen to 400 metres in lower parts of the South Island.

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Farmer recounts watching dust storm form into twister that lifted two-tonne mower

Rakaia farmer Randal Hanrahan was on his land when he says he noticed the wind change.

A circumhorizontal arc spotted above Paparoa in Northland.

MetService explains 'amazing' optical phenomena spotted over Northland yesterday

Natalie Richards was passing through with her mum yesterday when they noticed the phenomena in the sky, saying it was slowing changing colour for about 15 minutes.

Severe southerly storm forecast to hit South Island on Sunday, bringing snow, heavy rain and gales

Snow could fall as low as 200 metres in Canterbury on Monday, an unheard of altitude for mid-November.

Canterbury highway to re-open tomorrow after deluge

Torrential rain washed out a bridge near Arthur's Pass on Friday.

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Rising waters also forced the closure of a desert highway.

Flash floods kill four in Jordan as hundreds of tourists evacuated from Petra

Rising waters also forced the closure of a desert highway.

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The flames are being driven by the notorious Santa Ana winds.

Los Angeles Zoo under threat as raging southern California wildfires edge closer

The flames are being driven by the notorious Santa Ana winds.

Motorists face delays as main road to West Coast to remain closed over weekend

The main road between Christchurch and the West Coast will be closed until at least Monday.

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Unexpected spring snow hits South Canterbury - 'Global warming gone mad'

It was a surprise day off school for many kids in Fairlie today.

North Canterbury scorcher sees town crack 30 degrees for first time since March

Cheviot hit a scorching 31.2 degrees, the hottest temperature recorded in NZ since March this year.

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But it’s not all good news as the chance of a long, hot summer arises.

NIWA forecasts near 90 per cent chance of El Niño to bring long, hot summer

Still spring, eastern parts of the country could see temperatures rise to 30 degrees this week.

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Vehicles belonging to Massey University students were crushed after high winds brought down trees in Palmerston North.

Cars crushed after trees brought down by high winds at Massey University in Palmerston North

Westerly winds meant the damage wasn't as bad as it could have been.

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Temperatures in the major centres are forecast to reach 38 degrees.

NSW swelters in record-breaking spring heatwave

Temperatures in the major centres are forecast to reach 38 degrees.

The weather’s packing in a bit over the next couple of days, says TVNZ 1 Breakfast’s Matty McLean.

Blast of wet and windy weather for many over the weekend

Eastern and central parts of the South Island and the lower North Island are in for northwest gales on Saturday.

Authorities want to make sure people understand the risks of swimming and boating this summer.

Sizzling temperatures set to hit 20s and 30s in coming weeks as El Niño hits New Zealand - NIWA

Much of New Zealand is on the cusp of El Nino type conditions with long warm dry spells predicted.

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TVNZ weather presenter Dan Corbett gives the latest update.

Hundreds of Auckland homes left without power after high winds batter city

Vector are now working on two pockets, one south of Waimauku, and the other north-west of Pakari.

Severe gales causing havoc, power outages across the Auckland area

Crews are working to restore the power as quickly as possible.

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Strong, gusty winds are expected for the city of sails tonight and tomorrow morning.

Risk of severe gales and rain for Duke and Duchess of Sussex's Auckland visit

Strong, gusty winds with the risk of severe gales are expected for the city of sails tonight and tomorrow morning.

Watch: Large tornado rips through farms near Hamilton as Civil Defence warns don't stand in front taking videos

Eureka sharemilker Sam Owen snapped photos of the tornado while sitting on his tractor

Southerly front drenches West Coast, Christchurch next in line

Haast in the West Coast has had 42mm of rain in the last 12 hours.

Warm spell set to end as cold front approaches NZ

After a brief glimpse of summer, the southerly will also be heading north later in the week.

Warm spring weather coming to an end as rain, cold heads towards central North Island

The front is forecast to reach the far south tonight before making its way up to the North Island tomorrow.

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TVNZ weather presenter Dan Corbett gives the latest update.

Canterbury faced a scorcher today, but rain coming

Temperatures were eight degrees above the October average for some today.

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