Cold snap 'far from over' - NIWA
Rain, snow, hail, ice, wind - all of winter's elements blasted the country this weekend.
The south Otago region in particular was hit with large amounts of snow.
A group of two adults and four children have also spent the night in the Kahurangi National Park near Nelson after their cars got stuck in snow.
NIWA principal scientist and forecaster Chris Brandolino joined Paul Henry this morning.