A cold snap combined with clear skies made for a bitterly cold night across the country, with temperatures dropping as low as -4 degrees Celsius.
The coldest temperatures were recorded in Alexandra and Cromwell.
How's the weather at your place today?
We love seeing Neighbourly members mentioned in the news - and we've seen a few in the last few months. From a Neighbourly group that has united the masses right through to a neighbourhood who rallied to deliver a 250kg piano to two blind sisters - there is a lot of good going on in Neighbourly communities around the country. You can read about them right here in our latest blog post.
MetService has issued a strong wind watch for Otago and Clutha.
Valid: 11 hours from 5:00pm Monday to 4:00am Tuesday.
Forecast: Northwesterly winds may approach severe gale in exposed places at times.
An update for severe weather will be issued by 10:00am Monday 16 Sep 2019.
Those are the benefits that Paul Barker, Principal of Kaeo School is seeing in his Northland school thanks to the Kiwi Can programme.