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An update describing soil moisture across the country to help assess whether severely to extremely dry conditions are occurring or imminent.
The intense low pressure system that developed in the Tasman sea late yesterday had become as strong as a category 2 tropical cyclone by 8am today, says NIWA meteorologist Ben Noll.
An update describing soil moisture across the country to help assess whether severely to extremely dry conditions are occurring or imminent.
NIWA climate scientists present the NIWA 2016 Annual Climate Summary.
An update describing soil moisture across the country to help assess whether severely to extremely dry conditions are occurring or imminent.
A NIWA technician spends four days and three nights on a crowded boat heading to one of the most remote places in the Pacific to help install a weather station. Conditions are so arduous he decides to quit his job - but how do you do that in the middle of the ocean?
With Christmas on the doorstep it’s time to look ahead to what Mother Nature has in store for the holiday period (including a sneak peek all the way to New Year’s Day).
An update describing soil moisture across the country to help assess whether severely to extremely dry conditions are occurring or imminent.
Uncertainty abounds with Tropical Depression 04F set to become the first Tropical Cyclone of the season in the Southwest Pacific, about 300km north-west of Nadi, Fiji.
With just under three weeks until the end of the year, NIWA climate scientists say 2016 is set to be New Zealand’s hottest on record, breaking the previous record set in 1998.
A weekly update describing soil moisture anomalies across the country.
A weekly update for Thursday 1 December 2016 - describing soil moisture across the country to help assess whether severely to extremely dry conditions are occurring or imminent.
A weekly update describing soil moisture across the country to help assess whether severely to extremely dry conditions are occurring or imminent.
The hottest November temperature in New Zealand in at least the last 15 years occurred yesterday, when Gisborne reached a sizzling 34.8°C at 4.00 pm.
A weekly update describing soil moisture across the country to help assess whether severely to extremely dry conditions are occurring or imminent.
New research tests the air to estimate the carbon sink potential of forests and landscapes. It reveals that the ability of New Zealand’s land biosphere to absorb carbon could be 50 per cent more than currently estimated.
A weekly update describing soil moisture across the country to help assess whether severely to extremely dry conditions are occurring or imminent.
Warm nor’westers, or foehn winds, are forecast for parts of the eastern South Island tomorrow and Wednesday, before spreading to the east of the North Island from Wednesday into Thursday.
This week's update describing soil moisture across the country to help assess whether severely to extremely dry conditions are occurring or imminent.
A weekly update describing soil moisture across the country to help assess whether severely to extremely dry conditions are occurring or imminent.

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