Video | Business Headlines | Internet | Science | Scientific Ethics | Technology | Search

 

Metservice Gives Santa A Mixed Bag

21 December 2005

Metservice Gives Santa A Mixed Bag

A period of fine weather with light winds is forecast for travellers setting off around the country on Christmas Eve.

"There are still a few more days to go with showery southwest or southerly winds," commented MetService Weather Ambassador, Bob McDavitt. "Things relax nicely during Saturday. Then, for Christmas Day, everyone gets a mix of fine and cloudy conditions, and those in western and central areas also share in some wet stuff."

On Christmas Day a front is forecast to bring a brief period of rain to the west of the South Island during the morning and to central areas during the afternoon, and then to weaken to showers by the time it gets north of Taranaki later in the day.

"There is enough variety in the weather this summer so that holiday-makers may need to check the forecast daily," added Mr. McDavitt. MetService meteorologists are forecasting another front just after Boxing Day and then more settled weather for a few days. Unsettled weather may well return for the New Year weekend.

ENDS

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
Business Headlines | Sci-Tech Headlines

 


Tegel: Chicken Prices On The Rise But It’s Still The Favourite Protein For Kiwi Families

A combination of domestic and international factors is forcing New Zealand’s largest poultry supplier Tegel to raise its prices from July. The roughly 10% price rise is a result of ongoing cost pressures on the industry, including increases in labour... More>>

Hospitality NZ: Hospitality Wages Jump 9% To Pass Living Wage
Wages and salaries across the hospitality sector continue to increase despite businesses having to battle through some of the toughest trading periods in living memory... More>>



Climate Leaders Coalition: Launches New Statement Of Ambition, Appoints New CEO Convenor

The Climate Leaders Coalition is tonight officially launching a new Statement of Ambition to accelerate business action on climate change... More>>


MYOB: New Data Shows Increase In SMEs Experiencing Stress And Anxiety

The lingering impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic have led to a surge in the number of local SME owners and operators experiencing stress and anxiety, according to new research from business management platform, MYOB... More>>



Carbonz: Cashing In On Carbon: The New Marketplace Helping Native Forest To Thrive

The country’s first voluntary carbon credit marketplace, Carbonz, is here to restore native biodiversity and help Aotearoa reach its carbon zero goals by selling the first carbon credits exclusively from native forest... More>>
Entrust District: Dividend Will Be Welcomed After Another Tough Year
We’ve all heard of the saying; “if it sounds too good to be true, it probably is” but for Aucklanders within the Entrust District, getting their share of Entrust’s 2022 annual dividend payment really is as good as it sounds... More>>