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Flooding, fallen trees as wild weather hits South Island - New Zealand Herald

Up to 30 vehicles are being towed out of state highways near Twizel and Aoraki Mt Cook as snow sets in. State Highway 8 between Twizel and Fairlie and SH80 between Aoraki Mt Cook and Ben Ohau are closed due to the snow, police said, with vehicles ...and more »

Snow closed roads in the South Island, now a front moving north could bring downpours for Gisborne - Stuff.co.nz

Snow being cleared from a road in Tekapo. South Island motorists trapped by snow earlier on Saturday have managed to drive out, but not without caution. Up to 30 vehicles were towed after State Highway 8 between Twizel and Fairlie, and State Highway 80 ...and more »

Roads reopen after snow falls cut access to some South Island towns - The Press

Snow being cleared from a road in Tekapo. Southern snow falls eased on Saturday evening after closing roads and stranding tourists. Snow falls cut road access into Tekapo and Mt Cook causing two buses to slide into snow as a low pressure system over ...and more »

Heavy snow cuts off Tekapo and Mt Cook - Newshub

State Highway 8 between Fairlie and Twizel along with State Highway 80 between Mt Cook and Ohau were shut just after midday on Friday as more than 10cm of snow fell. Heavy snow also fell in Tekapo. Police say 30 vehicles were stranded on the road ...and more »