About Us

From the storm warning that safeguards a fishing fleet, forecasts that help power companies meet demand, to a commuter’s decision to wear a coat. Whether you're staying dry, staying safe or staying ahead of the competition, MetService is right there with you.

MetService, Te Ratonga Tirorangi, is New Zealand's national weather authority and designated representative to the World Meteorological Organization, providing comprehensive weather services, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. We help people stay safe and make informed decisions, based on the weather.

Commercially, we deliver scientific insights and solutions that give local and international businesses a competitive edge in the transport, energy, media, resources, industry, infrastructure and retail sectors.

As a State Owned Enterprise established to deliver weather services to benefit New Zealand's people and economy, MetService has become a commercially successful science company. Our team of over 300 employees includes world-class meteorologists, oceanographers, data analysts, modellers and researchers across New Zealand, Australia, Asia and Europe.

We deliver powerful weather intelligence by combining data, scientific rigour and valuable insights with the latest technology. An unrelenting approach to accuracy, quality and consistency underpins everything we do - lives and businesses depend on it.