If you're hoping to fire up the barbie ahead of the rugby this weekend, you're in for some good weather!
The sun is expected to shine across most of the country on Saturday, with the warmest day being Sunday due to northwesterly winds.
What are your weekend plans? Will you be watching the first NZ game?
Hamilton City Council staff have been treated to a $19k mass team talk at Claudelands Event Centre. It featured motivational speakers and a 25-minute acrobatic performance from circus company The Dust Palace.
Chief executive Richard Briggs defended the spend.
"Old school thinking is you don't spend any money on your staff and you expect them to just show up to work and go hard," he said after the event.
"New school thinking is you've got to give them some purpose for being here, and today was all about understanding that purpose and improving the wellbeing of the community."
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