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A northwest gale of "terrific proportions" hit Waimate. "It was impossible to stand up in the gale when it was at its height. In some cases, whole plantations have been flattened." At one location,timber from a woolshed roof pierced the roof of a house. The owner of the house said "...sheets of iron were hurled in all directions,cutting into anything they struck."

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  • New Moon 31 October 2016
  • First Quarter 08 November 2016
  • Full Moon 15 November 2016
  • Last Quarter 21 November 2016


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    March 27, 8:07 am
    Longrange weather chat

    2015 continues the overall predicted outlook of being a drier-than-average year for most of NZ. Exceptions will be wetter Inland Otago and Southland,...

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