24 Jan 2020

Heat to blast eastern New Zealand over the weekend

From Morning Report, 7:43 am on 24 January 2020

New Zealand is set to swelter this weekend with parts of the country forecast temperatures in the mid 30s.

Canterbury and Southland are due to for the best of it on Friday and Saturday as well as the East Coast of the North Island.

But as usual it's the capital that misses out.

Maria Augutis is a weather forecaster for NIWA and joins us now speaks to Philippa Tolley.