Northland to Waitomo, also Coromandel: Cloudy periods, with a few showers mainly from afternoon.
Bay of Plenty, Gisborne and Hawkes Bay: Mainly fine.
Taranaki, Taumarunui, and the central high country to Wellington: Cloudy periods, with occasional showers.
Wairarapa, also Marlborough and Canterbury: A few showers spreading north during the day, reaching Wairarapa this evening, some possibly heavy.
Nelson: Mainly fine, rain about the ranges.
Buller to Fiordland: Occasional rain, possibly thundery for a time this morning, clearing this afternoon but showers returning to Fiordland tonight.
Otago and Southland: Scattered showers, clearing this evening and becoming fine.
Chatham Islands: Cloudy periods, with occasional showers.
Saturday: North Island, odd shower in Northland, showers from Auckland to Waitomo clearing. Fine and cloudy areas elsewhere. South Island, rain spreading from Fiordland to Buller. Fine with high cloud elsewhere.
Sunday: North Island, patchy drizzle developing from Northland to central plateau, also south of Manawatu, turning to rain in west at night. Mainly fine elsewhere. South Island, heavy rain spreading to Nelson and Marlborough while turning to showers in west. Occasional rain or showers in south.
Monday: North Island, rain spreading northeast, followed by a few showers. South Island, frequent showers in west, some heavy and possibly thundery. A few showers elsewhere, although mainly fine in east north of Christchurch. Snow flurries possible about the hills in far south.
Chatham Islands: Showers clearing on Saturday. Mainly fine on Sunday. Rain developing on Monday. Southwesterlies turning northwest Saturday and strengthening on Sunday.