Northland: Fine and cloudy periods. A few showers in the east.
Auckland: Mainly fine. A few showers in the northeast.
Coromandel Peninsula: Showers, some heavy today.
Waikato, Waitomo, Bay of Plenty and the Central High Country: Showers during the afternoons, some heavy and possibly thundery, otherwise mostly fine.
Gisborne and Hawkes Bay: Scattered rain, easing this afternoon.
Wairarapa: Drizzle in the east, fine spells inland.
Taranaki to Wellington: Mostly fine.
Nelson, Buller, Westland and Fiordland: Mostly fine. Afternoon showers about the ranges.
Marlborough, Canterbury, Otago and Southland: Cloud and coastal drizzle morning and night. Afternoon showers inland, possibly heavy.
Chatham Islands: Occasional rain or drizzle.
Friday: North Island, a few drizzle patches about eastern coasts,mainly fine elsewhere. South Island, patchy drizzle in the east, long fine spells elsewhere, but rain developing south of the Glaciers and scattered falls further east later.
Saturday: North Island, cloudy periods north of the Bombay Hills,with east coast drizzle patches, scattered light rain or drizzle elsewhere, but dry from Horowhenua to Wellington. South Island, rain spreading up the west coast, high cloud and a few spots of rain elsewhere.
Sunday: North Island, cloudy periods from Waitomo to Coromandel northwards, with east coast drizzle patches, occasional light rain or drizzle elsewhere. South Island, rain in the west, with heavy falls for a time,scattered rain further east clearing from Southland to Canterbury.
Chatham Islands: Mostly cloudy, with drizzle at times. Southerly winds dying out on Saturday, northeasterlies developing on Sunday.