weather

The husband-and-wife owners of Kinloch Lodge say a cloud of uncertainty over flood-proofing the only road in and out of town is having a detrimental impact on their business. While flooding in the area's nothing new, torrential rain on March...

Wild weather clean-up begins

Power has been restored to many of the areas in the Queenstown Lakes and Central Otago affected by a chaotic burst of severe weather yesterday. Strong gusts of wind and heavy rain left about 4,500 homes and businesses in the...

Snow falling in Queenstown

Snow has started to fall in central Queenstown as a late wintry blast hits the lower South Island. This comes as the MetService has confirmed heavy snow is likely to fall in inland Southland, Central Otago and inland Clutha for the...

Hundreds still without power

Hundreds of people remain without power following yesterday's heavy dumping of snow in the Queenstown area. All roads apart from the Glenorchy Road are now open, with the Queenstown Lakes District Council urging people to take care while driving. The Glenorchy...
People are being urged to take extreme care on the roads as wintery weather causes havoc around Queenstown. Heavy snow fell overnight and this morning around the district. A truck was blocking the road near Lake Hayes for a few hours...
Perfect conditions for golf watching. A slow moving ridge of high pressure should remain just to the south of the South Island through the weekend providing fine, settled weather.  With clear skies overnight, temperatures should get down to 5 -...
Worried about the weather bomb hitting this great southern land tearing into Saturday's Gibbston Valley Winery Summer Concert? Call us crazy, but there should be electric blue skies in the morning and the forecast afternoon rain might be nothing too serious. This...
Don't expect a repeat of 2014's deluge for Saturday's Queenstown International Marathon. More than 9500 entrants will run and walk the trails between Arrowtown and Queenstown, in the 10km, half-marathon and marathon distances. Sponsor Air New Zealand has put on extra flights to get...
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