The satellite image comes from Aqua (250m) and shows an area over the Tasman sea west of New Plymouth for the 9th of November, 2015.
See original satellite image here: http://rapidfire.sci.gsfc.nasa.gov/imagery/subsets/?subset=NewZealand.2015313.aqua.250m.jpg
According to Weatherwars.Info, man-made holes in clouds can be associated with the active suppression of the rain and can frequently appear in pairs. It states on the page The Electric Sky – 5 and may be related to what is appearing below: ‘Nodes and Anodes in acoustic speak… Nodes are up drafts, low pressure zones, while anodes are downward spirals of air, creating a local area of higher air pressure. – Boyd Bushman – Lockheed Martin Scientist Ret.’