Northland to Taumarunui, including the central high country and Bay of Plenty: Showery. A few squally thunderstorms north of Hamilton this evening.
Gisborne and Hawkes Bay: Fine, apart from afternoon and evening showers.
Taranaki to Wellington, also Marlborough: A few showers.
In the west, from Nelson to Fiordland: Remaining showers clearing this evening. Rain spreading north tomorrow, possibly heavy. Snow to 600 metres, lowering to 300 metres in the south at night.
Canterbury: Occasional showers, clearing for a time tomorrow morning. Snow lowering to 500 metres tomorrow night.
Southland and Otago: Rain developing this evening, clearing for a time overnight. Snow lowering to 300 metres tomorrow night.
Chatham Islands: Showers, some heavy tonight.
Monday: North Island, showers easing, and clearing north of Egmont to East Cape later. Snow showers on high level roads from evening. South Island, becoming fine early in the west, showers elsewhere gradually clearing, snow to low levels at first.
Tuesday: North Island, Showers in the east clearing then fine. Cloudy periods increasing elsewhere with the odd shower. South Island, occasional showers in the south, and the odd shower along the west coast, mainly fine elsewhere.
Wednesday: North Island, fine spells and the odd shower. Cloud increasing in the north later. South Island, Fine in the east. A few showers in the south and west, with cloud increasing in the west.
Chatham Islands: Occasional showers, southwesterlies strengthening on Monday, easing on Wednesday.