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Monster waves pound Cook Strait - Newshub;

Monster waves pound Cook Strait - Newshub

NewshubMonster waves pound Cook StraitNewshubThe sailor battled the swells on Sunday and took to Instagram where he reported winds of more than 70 knots or 130 km/h. "This is NOT where you want to be," he wrote. The video also shows the console display from inside the boat showing the Beaufort ...and more »

Raw: Driver gets up close with Mother Nature as waves smash over the road in Lower Hutt - TVNZ

Raw: Driver gets up close with Mother Nature as waves smash over the road in Lower HuttTVNZThe media could not be loaded, either because the server or network failed or because the format is not supported. If you continue to have issues please refer to our help section: http://tvnz.co.nz/tvnz-corporate-comms/feedback-form-4935039 - Refresh ...and more »

Waves and wind close road to Eastbourne; trains replaced by buses - Scoop.co.nz (press release)

Waves and wind close road to Eastbourne; trains replaced by busesScoop.co.nz (press release)High winds and rain forced the closure of Marine Drive between Lower Hutt and Eastbourne last night. Police said that access to Marine Drive was closed from Point Howard. The wind was whipping up waves that were crashing over the road and leaving logs ...and more »

Storm brings down Wellington trees, hampers trains - The Dominion Post;

Storm brings down Wellington trees, hampers trains - The Dominion Post

The Dominion PostStorm brings down Wellington trees, hampers trainsThe Dominion PostA large tree has blown down on three vehicles during a night wild weather forced disruption to Wellington trains. Wellington City Council spokesman Richard MacLean said strong southerly winds on Sunday night and Monday morning had brought trees down ...and more »

Storm hits Hutt Valley trains - NZCity

Storm hits Hutt Valley trainsNZCityWaterfront damage along Wellington Harbour has hit Hutt Valley train services following wild weather which hit the capital and is moving up the North Island. 1 May 2017. Storm damage to Wellington Harbour's waterfront has forced the cancellation of ...and more »

Wintry blast follows night of damage from strong winds across lower North Island - Stuff.co.nz

Wintry blast follows night of damage from strong winds across lower North IslandStuff.co.nzA freezing southerly sweeping over the country is set to send temperatures plunging after a night which saw strong winds down powerlines and waves close roads. Gales cut power, sent trampolines flying and damaged property across the lower North Island, ...and more »

Wild weather moves up country after hitting Wellington - New Zealand Herald;

Wild weather moves up country after hitting Wellington - New Zealand Herald

New Zealand HeraldWild weather moves up country after hitting WellingtonNew Zealand HeraldThere are problems for Wellington commuters this morning after wild weather hit the city overnight. Trains on some of the Hutt Valley Line between Upper Hutt and the city are suspended. They're being replaced by buses between Petone and Wellington ...and more »

Wellington passenger train strikes tree as wild weather wreaks havoc across lower North Island - New Zealand Herald;

Wellington passenger train strikes tree as wild weather wreaks havoc across lower North Island - New Zealand Herald

New Zealand HeraldWellington passenger train strikes tree as wild weather wreaks havoc across lower North IslandNew Zealand HeraldBitterly cold gale force winds are set to batter much of the country ushering in one of the coldest weeks of the year so far. The wet weekend is being quickly followed by a stinging cold front with winds laced with air direct from Antarctica. Crisp ...and more »

Power outages, road closures as southerly storm hits Wellington - Newstalk ZB

Power outages, road closures as southerly storm hits WellingtonNewstalk ZBMetService says a strong, cold southerly flow is moving north, bringing strong to gale-force south to southwest winds to the region. (Getty). AddThis Sharing Buttons. Share to Facebook FacebookShare to Twitter TwitterShare to Print PrintShare to Email ...and more »

Strong winds in central and northern NZ - Radio New Zealand;

Strong winds in central and northern NZ - Radio New Zealand

Radio New ZealandStrong winds in central and northern NZRadio New ZealandIt has issued watches for the central North Island, as well as for Auckland and Marlborough. One flight was diverted back to Auckland from Wellington after it was unable to land. High winds have also forced the closure of parts of Marine Drive in Lower ...and more »

Marine Drive closed in Eastbourne due to wild weather - New Zealand Police (blog) (press release)

Marine Drive closed in Eastbourne due to wild weatherNew Zealand Police (blog) (press release)High winds and rain in Wellington tonight have forced the closure of Marine Drive in Lower Hutt. The wind has been whipping up waves that have been crashing over the road and leaving behind logs and debris on the road surface. For anyone heading ...and more »

Car lands on railway tracks in Lower Hutt - Newshub;

Car lands on railway tracks in Lower Hutt - Newshub

NewshubCar lands on railway tracks in Lower HuttNewshubA car has veered off the road, through a fence and come to rest upside down on railway tracks in Lower Hutt on Saturday night. Police were called to the accident near Oxford Tce, on the eastern side of Waterloo train station, just after 11pm. The car ...and more »

Drunk driver smashes through fence, lands car upside down on railway tracks in Lower Hutt - Stuff.co.nz;

Drunk driver smashes through fence, lands car upside down on railway tracks in Lower Hutt - Stuff.co.nz

Stuff.co.nzDrunk driver smashes through fence, lands car upside down on railway tracks in Lower HuttStuff.co.nzLate-night train commuters in Wellington faced delays in the early hours of Sunday morning after a drunk driver veered off a Lower Hutt road and ploughed through a fence, with their car coming to rest upside down on railway tracks. Police were called ...and more »