18 Oct 2015

Strong winds bring powerlines, roofing down

4:18 pm on 18 October 2015

Gale force winds have been recorded across the country today.

Wellington, Christchurch, Dunedin and Invercargill have been experiencing gusts of 100 kph, with more exposed places in the regions gusting up to 120 kph.

The fire service says it's had six call outs in Christchurch alone with bits of roofing blowing loose and powerlines down.