Northland to North Taranaki, including Taumarunui, Taupo, Bay of Plenty and Coromandel: Fine weather.
South Taranaki, Wanganui and Taihape, including Manawatu to Kapiti: Fine, apart from some fair weather cloud.
Gisborne to Wairarapa and Wellington: Cloudy, with patchy drizzle, mainly about the east coast.
Marlborough, Nelson, Buller, Westland and Fiordland: Mainly fine, however, one or two light showers possible about the Buller and northwest Nelson Ranges this afternoon and evening.
Canterbury, Otago and Southland: Mostly cloudy in the east and south, with patchy drizzle near the coast and about Banks Peninsula. Fine weather inland. Chatham Islands: Often cloudy with the odd shower. Strong southerlies easing.