The weather on Waitangi Day should turn out pretty good for
many parts of the country as a large area of high pressure
confines the approaching rain-makers to the far north and
east of the country.
MetService and Media and
Communications Meteorologist Daniel Corbett commented,
"Waitangi Day should be a great day for outdoor plans over
many parts of the country except the far north and east,
where there could be a wee bit of wet weather."
could well be a few showers during the day in Waitangi and
Northland for events taking place there.
The large high
that has kept the rain-makers at bay will gradually build
across the South Island in the coming days. However, by
Friday a moist easterly flow, associated with a subtropical
weather system, is likely to sink down from the far north
across central parts of the North Island to bring spells of
rain or showers.
This brief wet spell should gradually
shift to the east coast of the North Island by Saturday,
before clearing away as the high gains a grip on the rest of
the country for early next
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