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Eggceptional Easter weather - mostly


We’re in for a calm, mostly fine and mild Easter, according to NIWA’s weather forecasting team.

While more detailed forecasting can be found on, here’s the executive summary with a rating in eggs out of 10:

A high pressure system brings happy weather to Aotearoa, expect for Fiordland. Rating. 9/10.

Save the odd shower, mostly dry in the north while a front affects the lower and western South Island. Rating 7/10.

Increasing chances for showers or rain in the North Island, except the east, showery and cooler in the South Island. Rating 4/10.

Rain or showers likely continuing in the North Island, improving conditions in the South Island. Rating 5/10.

Next week
Turning milder with a blend of active and quiet weather. Westerly winds increasing later in the week, leading to scattered rain, particularly in western areas. Rating 5/10.


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