Northland to Horowhenua, including Coromandel and the central high country: Cloudy periods and few showers, but turning to more general rain at times south of Hamilton tomorrow.
Bay of Plenty, Gisborne, Hawkes Bay: Mainly fine, but a few showers about Bay of Plenty tomorrow.
Kapiti, Wellington, Wairarapa, Marlborough and Nelson: Fine today. A few showers tomorrow morning, then clearing.
Canterbury and North Otago: Mainly fine, but showers about the Alps, and the odd one elsewhere tomorrow.
Central Otago, Dunedin and Clutha: Showers developing today. Showers and long fine spells tomorrow. Snow lowering to about 200 metres overnight.
Buller, Westland, Fiordland and Southland: Showers, some heavy and thundery with hail. Snow to low levels about Fiordland and Southland from tonight, and affecting the main Alpine passes further north tomorrow.
Chatham Islands: Rain and low cloud clearing tonight. Showers returning tomorrow.
Tuesday: North Island, showers becoming frequent and heavy in west. South Island, showers clearing in the west and becoming fine. Snow to near sea level in the south.
Wednesday: North Island, showers, clearing about the central high country. Snow lowering to 400 metres in south and east. South Island, Showers in south and east with snow level gradually lifting, fine elsewhere.
Thursday: North Island, fine spells but showers south of Taranaki to East Cape and north of Auckland. Snow above 300 metres in east. South Island, Showers in the south and east with snow above 400 metres, fine elsewhere.
Friday: fine spells but showers south of Taranaki to East Cape and north of Auckland. Snow above 400 metres in the east. South Island, showers in the south and east with snow above 400 metres at first, fine elsewhere.
Chatham Islands: Showers with westerlies, strong at times unitl Friday.