19 Jan 2017

Hundreds delayed as weather affects flights

2:25 pm on 19 January 2017

Winds gusting up to nearly 140km/h forced the cancellation and delay of dozens of flights in and out of Wellington this morning.

Air New Zealand cancelled two of its international flights and nine domestic flights out of the capital, while hundreds more passengers faced delays.

RNZ videographer Rebekah Parsons-King spoke to some of those affected.

Get the new RNZ app

for ad-free news and current affairs