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Mini-tornado hits Nelson along with heavy rain and wild weather
The weather gods most definitely made their presence felt, with a mini-tornado sending pieces of plywood flying through the air and causing a bit of a stir but no major damage at a local eatery. 
© 2021 Tue 5:55pm 

Weekend weather 'noticeably warmer' than April average across the country
Much of NZ is enjoying warmer than average temperatures for this time of the year. But it's about to turn for one part of the country. 
© 2021 Sun 6:25pm 

Strong sales in first month of Bluff oyster season
Perfect weather for the first month of the season has seen up to 4000 dozen oysters sold every day from one Southland company. 
© 2021 Thu, 8 Apr 1:45pm 

Gusty severe weather and high fire danger prompt warnings
Fire fighters spent last night battling two small vegetation fires in high winds, and much of the South Island and parts of the lower North Island are being warned to prepare for severe weather today. 
© 2021 RadioNZ Sun, 4 Apr 10:55am 

Warm weather for Easter after a wet and wild week for the North
Despite a wet and wild week across the North Island, this weekend is geared up for dry weather for most parts of the country - perfect for hunting for Easter eggs with the kids. That includes southern cities such as Christchurch... 
© 2021 NZ Herald Sat, 3 Apr 5:55am 

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Wet start to Easter, but finer weather on the way for the North Island
Kiwis getting ready to flee the cities for the Easter break can breathe a sigh of relief as the wet, thundery weather striking the North Island this week disappears in place of warmer, finer weather.However, those heading to Eden... 
© 2021 NZ Herald Thu, 1 Apr 8:25am 

Weather better by Easter, but sparkling autumn days in short supply during long weekend
The Easter weekend will be mostly dry but there will be showers for some parts of the country and it could get windy. 
© 2021 Wed, 31 Mar 7:45pm 

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Weather: Severe thunderstorms and wet weather set to continue
More than 2000 lightning strikes struck around Aotearoa and offshore on Tuesday, with more thunderstorms and wet weather expected today. 
© 2021 Wed, 31 Mar 7:16am 

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Adventurous on land and water but what about adventuring by air?
Rosalie Willis embarks on a trial flight with Kāpiti Districts Aero Club. From the beach it looked as though Kāpiti Island was surrounded by cloud.Great puffy, white ones with an ominous tinge of grey.The weather wasn't... 
© 2021 NZ Herald Tue 11:05am 

Justin Rose clings to Masters lead as thunderstorms suspended play
Back-to-back bogeys lift the chasing pack before weather intervenes in the third round. 
© 2021 Sun 10:05am 

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Lower NZ hit with warm weather as Easter weekend nearly ends
Today is likely to be mostly dry and warm as Easter weekend nears its end - good news for families travelling home early. However, drivers taking on the roads this long weekend are reminded to take care despite the clear weather... 
© 2021 NZ Herald Sun, 4 Apr 5:05am 

Assessing New Zealand's resilience: How do the regions stack up?
Dot Loves Data analysed the fortunes of the main centres to determine how well-placed they are to weather what comes next. 
© 2021 Sat, 3 Apr 1:55am 

Weather warning: Upper North Island under severe thunderstorm alert as Easter exodus gets underway
Brilliant lightning strikes are cracking above Auckland as motorists start a massive exodus out of the city ahead of Easter.A severe thunderstorm watch stretching from Hamilton to Whangarei, including the Coromandel and parts of... 
© 2021 NZ Herald Thu, 1 Apr 4:25pm 

Thunderstorms rattle Wellington overnight, flooding reported amid wild weather
Flooding and debris was reported in Wellington following heavy rainfall overnight, but better weather is on its way. 
© 2021 Thu, 1 Apr 8:16am 

Easter Weekend: Extra busy traffic expected this weekend, summer weather forecast for some
The east coast of the country is the place to be over the Easter Weekend, with one lucky spot set to hit a summery 27C on Sunday. And with last year's Easter travel cancelled due to the nationwide Covid-19 level 4 lockdown, roads... 
© 2021 NZ Herald Wed, 31 Mar 5:55pm 

Heavy rain warning, thunderstorm watch sees New Plymouth Weet-Bix Kid's TRYathlon postponed
Organisers of the New Plymouth event said it was postponed because they were unable to operate safely, given the latest weather warnings from MetService. 
© 2021 Wed, 31 Mar 11:25am 

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