Snow down south and heavy swells, winds, hail and snow flurries in Wellington.
While Gisborne also got heavy swells along the coast and some snow on the hills around the city.
It's been wild weather the past 24 hours and the cold snap is set to continue today.
All Cook Strait ferry sailings for both the Interislander and Bluebridge were cancelled yesterday, and Interislander confirmed today's sailings would be as well.
MetService forecaster Stephen Glassey spoke to Corin Dann.