Hardy holidaymakers ‘happy to just hunker down’ as rain rolls in
The country’s recent run of sunshine is being replaced by rain and gales but it appears that won’t dampen the determination of campers ready to have a good time.
A subtropical low to the north of New Zealand is forecast to move slowly southwards to lie west of the country on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, bringing strong northeasterly winds and rain.
According to MetService, this likely means “rainfall amounts will exceed warning thresholds” in Northland, Coromandel Peninsula and the western Bay of Plenty, along with “severe gales” in Taupo, Taihape, Taranaki and Whanganui.
But campgrounds say they’ve had little to