News Release

Rare Snowfall for Christchurch Provides Service Opportunities

The lowest recorded temperature recorded since 1918 brought heavy snow falls to Christchurch yesterday. The distraction was welcomed by school children and families who built numerous snow-men around the city, while many roads and facilities were closed.

There was plenty of work to do as members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints supported neighbours and others to clear snow from paths and driveways.

The maximum recorded temperature recorded by the end of Monday was 1.9 degrees Celsius.


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