Parts of the South Island could see record highs.
And the places Kiwis are moving to the most.
Former All Blacks coach Graham Henry was back on the sidelines for the match.
The hospital was the dying wish of Blair Vining.
"When Blair was diagnosed he was given 6-8 weeks to live and we had many, many great memories where he lived longer."
The event in Invercargill is a chance to 'bring town and country together", says Federated Farmers.
Heavy rain has caused rural road flooding and in towns.
Temperatures are expected to rise dramatically later this week.
"I've been in Southland for 31 years now and I've never experienced wind as I have overnight."
"There's no question this is a corporate handout, this is how Rio Tinto lives."
Labour is also sticking to its promise of a transition plan in Southland.
"Southland Farmers - prepare now."
"Every minute, hour, day that goes by that window of opportunity to find them alive is closing."
Two have sustained serious injuries.
Residents are asked to refrain from lighting fires until conditions ease.
Adrienne set off to cycle New Zealand when she ran into the reception.
"I want to look back on that day. Not everything else that happened afterwards."
Residents have their bags packed in case potentially lethal ammonia gas is released from toxic waste.
"You've got high pressure to the north of New Zealand, low pressure to the south of New Zealand and the filling in the middle is the windy westerlies."
The footage shows a cow in labour in a mud-filled paddock and another which has recently given birth.