NIWA Weather Terms of Use


Farmlands means Farmlands Co-operative Society Limited and any subsidiary that forms part of the Farmlands Group, under the Industrial and Provident Societies Act 1908.

NIWA means National Institute of Water & Atmospheric Research Limited (NIWA), a Crown Research Institute established under the Crown Research Institutes Act 1992.

Terms of Use

All weather data on the Farmlands website is provided by NIWA.

Uncertainty is inherent in weather forecasts. By accessing this information you acknowledge that there is inherent uncertainty in meteorological data available on this site. Farmlands does not warrant this information and recommends that you exercise your own skill and care with respect to your use of the content.

While Farmlands and NIWA use all reasonable endeavours to ensure the accuracy of the information provided on the Farmlands website, the information is provided “as is” without warranties of any kind, either express or implied, including as to accuracy, completeness, correctness, timeliness or fitness for any particular purpose. Accordingly, Farmlands and NIWA does not give any representation or warranty that:

  •  the information contains no errors, is complete or up-to-date
  • the information may be used for any particular purpose, or give any particular results or outcomes
  • the flow or provision of the information from NIWA will not be interrupted for whatever reason, or available at particular times

In addition, the information contained on this site shall in no way be construed to constitute a recommendation by Farmlands or NIWA to take (or not to take) any specific action.

You acknowledge and agree that you assume the sole risk of assessing, evaluating, interpreting and applying any content and that Farmlands and NIWA are not in any way liable (and expressly disclaims liability) for any loss, damage or injury suffered by you or any other person (whether in contract, tort (including negligence) or otherwise) whatsoever arising from, or connected to, your use, reference to, reliance on or possession of the content or the existence of any errors therein.

Subject to conditions or warranties implied by law which are incapable of exclusion, restriction or modification or where to do so is illegal or would render any provision of these Terms of Use void:

  • You agree that where you are obtaining information, from the website for the purposes of your usual trading activities, or a business, the provisions of the Consumer Guarantees Act 1993 and Fair Trading Act 1986 do not apply; and
  • Farmlands and NIWA’s liability to the user for a breach of any condition or warranty is at our sole discretion.

Farmlands has the right, at its sole discretion and at any time, to change or modify these Terms of Use, and such change will be effective immediately upon posting to the website.