White-out weather chaos moves north

The snowfall in Wellington caused excitement and chaos throughout the city last night.

Snow settled in the northern suburbs, including Churton Park, Newlands and Karori, and there was flooding in Kilbirnie.

The final of the Ford National Hockey League was called off mid-game because of the weather.

English actor Stephen Fry, who is in Wellington filming The Hobbit, was among hundreds of people who took to Twitter.”It’s been an exciting day here in Wellington. Snow. That’s unusual … NZ is same latitude as Melbourne so it’s rare,” Fry tweeted. [Read More]