12 Dec 2023

Wild weather: Strong winds and heavy rain rips through Wellington

From Checkpoint, 5:08 pm on 12 December 2023

Wild weather has ripped through Wellington this afternoon, damaging some buildings and grounding flights in and out of the capital for a period of time.

A front that lashed Canterbury this morning has moved up the country and has been bearing down on Wellington bringing seriously strong winds and heavy rain.

Reporter Jemima Huston speaks to Lisa Owen.