Southern District Police advise that driving conditions around the Southern region are treacherous tonight and expected to continue through tomorrow.
The region is affected by widespread snow and black ice which has caused a number of crashes.
A bitterly cold southerly flow is spreading across the North Island tonight (Tuesday) and during Wednesday morning, and snow is expected to affect central and eastern areas of the country.
New Zealand Children’s Art House Foundation founder and director Shona Hammond Boys was announced as the winner of the World Children's Festival Award in Washington D.C.
A cold southwesterly airflow lies over the country on Wednesday - meaning more chilly conditions around NZ.
Auckland Council’s Auckland Development Committee has today passed a recommendation to create a screen precinct on council-owned land at Hobsonville Point.
Undergraduate students from 20 universities around the world have gathered at the University of Auckland for the 11th annual Universitas 21 Undergraduate Research Conference. Universitas 21 is a global network connecting research-intensive universities around the world.
Environment Minister Dr Nick Smith today announced a $158,000 Community Environment Fund grant for a project which aims to protect native birds and forest at Rotokare Scenic Reserve in South Taranaki.
Winstone Aggregates tranferred 23 Ngahere geckos from an area marked for extension at Belmont Quarry to Mana Island over the weekend.
Ten acting District Court Judges have been appointed, Attorney-General Christopher Finlayson announced today.
Another burst of torrential showers is moving across Auckland.
We are not focused on thunderstorms like MetService. Our main focus is on downpour rain rates heavy enough to cause localised surface and flash flooding between now and 5:30pm.
Rush hour commuters may be affected.
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