Northland, Auckland and Coromandel: Mainly fine, however isolated showers this afternoon.
From Waikato to Wellington, also Bay of Plenty, Taupo, Taihape and Wairarapa: Fine spells. Scattered showers developing inland this afternoon, some heavy.
Gisborne and Hawkes Bay: Scattered showers, some possibly heavy about the ranges this afternoon and evening.
Southern Fiordland, Southland and Dunedin: Cloud gradually increasing. Scattered light rain or drizzle developing in southern Fiordland this morning, spreading to coastal Southland in the afternoon, and further north in this evening.
The remainder of the South Island: Fine, apart from areas of cloud morning and evening.
The Chatham Islands: Cloudy periods.
Friday: North Island, rain in most places from Auckland southwards,patchy from Taranaki to Wellington. A few showers in Northland. South Island, patchy rain or showers in the south and east, mainly fine in the west.
Saturday: North Island, periods of rain from Gisborne to Wairarapa,easing in the south. Elsewhere, showers clearing but a few lingering in the far north. South Island, showers in the south, and patchy rain at times in the east, cloudy periods elsewhere.
Sunday: North Island, mainly fine, after remaining showers in the north and east clear. South Island, fine in the north, rain or showers spreading from the south, reaching northern Canterbury by the end of the day. Chatham Islands: Drizzle on Friday, clearing on Saturday but remaining mostly cloudy. Cloudy periods on Sunday.