14 Jul 2017

Regional Wrap

From On the Farm, 9:10 pm on 14 July 2017
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Photo: RNZ/Jacob McSweeny

Areas of Manawatu that never see snow received up to 15 centimetres on Thursday, Rotorua city had snow flurries, and outlying areas like Mamaku and Rerewhikaaitu had heavy snow on the ground.  Flood waters also covered paddocks in southern Wairarapa. In the South Island the forecast snow arrived in Canterbury. Between 5 and 20 centimetres of snow was common across the Plains.