How to move files to your webserver using rsync
andrew
Members Blog
I recently moved webhosting and found my new host didn't support FTP. It's a reasonable feature. After all plain FTP isn't secure, and sends logon credientials "in the clear", meaning that if anyone was able to intercept the traffic as it's being transmitted over the internet, the logon credentials could easily be read. Many hosts offer altern...
Weather Webcams - Protocols, Features and Resolution
andrew
Members Blog
Finding the right webcam for your weather website takes a bit of research. If you have read our first blog on the types of Webcams, you are off to a good start. If not, you can get some good hints and tips by reading that blog.Before you choose a specific model there are some additional considerations to make Security If not set up correctly, webca...
MetService Severe Weather Bulletins
andrew
Members Blog
The latest watches and warnings from New Zealand's official forecaster, the MetService, are listed below.  For the most up to date information please refer to the Met Service website.
Finding a Webcam for your Weather Station
andrew
Members Blog
Recently one of my old web cams died - well to be honest the webcam was fine, but the plastic connection that held the web camera in place, broke and the old sellotape it to the glass window trick, just wasn't going to cut it! I replaced it with an alternative camera I had, but that had actually broken! They were both D-link cameras and had served ...
Summer 2019 is here!
andrew
Members Blog
Thanks to FelixMittermeier for our celebration of the season photo, this season. If you like it, go to his Pixabay site and by him a coffee! If you have a photo with a seasonal theme you would like to see on our website and our Facebook page, then send it to our Admin Team #Summer2019      
Looking for info
mjskinner
Members Blog
I had heard of a program where old ship record weather reports were being transcribed by volunteers. Anyone know of this?  Can I get a link through this site for this program?
Southern Weather Discovery Citizen Science project
andrew
Members Blog
  NIWA have kicked off a citizen science project, to get 1000's of data points from early weather observations into a computer readable format. All it takes is a little bit of data entry, and you can do as little or as much as you want.   The video below explains it more, or you can go to the southernweatherdiscovery.org website. ost in t...
Other Weather Sites
andrew
Members Blog
While we think the best place to get your weather fix is weather.net.nz, you might want to take at look at some of the following sites:   Weather Watch Forum - An internationally focused weather site that has lots of great information about weather topics, hardware and software. It's also the support forum for the Weather-Display software WXforum.n...
2018 Niwa's Autumn Outlook
andrew
Members Blog
Niwa's autumn outlook is now available. Suggesting a warmer autumn than average. More details here: https://youtu.be/nIFzaVNOkY0