Northland, Auckland and Waikato: Fine spells today, a few showers tomorrow.
Coromandel Peninsula and Bay of Plenty: Brief rain this afternoon then fine spells. A few showers return tomorrow.
Waitomo to Wellington, also Taupo and Taihape: Fine spells and a few showers, some possibly heavy tomorrow.
Gisborne to Wairarapa: Mainly fine with high cloud at times. One or two showers possible in Wairarapa tomorrow.
Nelson: Rain about the western ranges and scattered falls elsewhere.
Marlborough and Canterbury: Mainly fine about the coast and Plains today, but scattered rain further inland. Showers spreading north tomorrow, some heavy and possibly thundery with hail.
Otago and Southland: Showers, some heavy and thundery with hail today.
Buller, Westland and Fiordland, including the Southern Alps. Periods of rain with heavy thundery falls and hail, clearing south of the Glaciers tomorrow and gradually easing further north. Chatham Islands: Cloudy periods.