Northland, Auckland, Waikato, Coromandel Peninsula and Bay of Plenty: Fine spells, and a few showers, mainly in the west.
Waitomo to Wellington, including the central high country: Occasional showers developing from the west this morning, some heavy on the ranges for a time.
Gisborne to Wairarapa: Mainly fine, but isolated showers in Wairarapa until this evening.
Nelson: Rain about the western ranges and scattered falls elsewhere.
Buller, Westland: Rain with heavy thundery falls, easing to showers late this afternoon or evening.
Marlborough and Canterbury: Rain near the Main Divide. Showers developing in south Canterbury this morning, some heavy and possibly thundery with hail, spreading north this afternoon.
Otago and Southland: Showers, mostly in the south and east, becoming isolated tonight. Chatham Islands: Cloud breaking this morning.