Weather History

Heavy rain fell over southern New Zealand. As a result, a landslide 50 metres long closed State Highway 6 near Queenstown. The Shotover River rose 10 metres at one point, preventing jet boat and rafting operations. The Clinton River in the Milford Sound changed course during the downpour.

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  • First Quarter 15 February 2016
  • Full Moon 23 February 2016
  • Last Quarter 02 March 2016
  • New Moon 09 March 2016

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    March 27, 8:07 am
    Longrange weather chat

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