Today's weather with Rosalie

Posted at 7:46am Monday 05 Mar, 2018 | By Rosalie Liddle Crawford

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Today we are expecting a partly cloudy day, with a few showers from the afternoon and light winds. 

It's a one-clothing-layer day today with a high of 28 and an overnight low of 18 degrees. Humidity is 93 per cent. 

High tide is at 10.10am and low tide at 4.30pm. There's a sea swell of .8m, sea temperature is 21 degrees and sunset tonight is at 7.47pm. 

If you're going fishing today the best fish bite time is from 7 to 10am and from 7 to 10pm.

This day in NZ history in 2013 the NZ census was held after a two-year delay. New Zealand's five-yearly census had been scheduled for March 8 2011.

But after Canterbury's devastating February earthquake, Government Statistician Geoff Bascand and Statistics Minister Maurice Williamson announced that it would not go ahead. 

This day in world history in 1770, the Boston Massacre occurred. Five Americans were fatally shot by British soldiers.

This event contributed to the outbreak of the American Revolutionary War. In 1918 on this day the Soviets moved the capital of Russia from Petrograd to Moscow.

In 1984 the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that cities have the right to display the Nativity scene as part of their Christmas display. 

Today is the birthday of mathematician William Oughtred. Born in 1574, he was the inventor of the slide rule. It is also the birthday of U.S. physician Elisha Harris. Born in 1824, Elisha became the founder of the American Public Health Association.

And it's the birthday of Howard Pyle. Born in 1853, Howard wrote and illustrated 'The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood'.

He once said "Yea, he who is a true king of men, will not say to himself, 'Lo! I am worthy to be crowned with laurels;' but rather will he say to himself, 'What more is there that I may do to make the world the better because of my endeavours?'" 

To get involved in some of the many activities happening around the Bay, please check out our What's on page. 

Have a great day!


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