New Zealand: Mercury plunges to record lows
July 14, 2010
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Jul 14, 2010
An extreme cold snap has broken temperature records and produced what are likely to be the country’s coldest nights this year.
The National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research said the past few days had seen some of the lowest temperatures on record.