Northland and Auckland: Fine spells. Chance shower tomorrow.
Coromandel, Bay of Plenty and Taupo: Cloudy periods and isolated showers developing this afternoon or evening.
Waikato to Wellington and Wairarapa, also Taumarunui and Taihape: Long fine spells. A few light showers about northern Taranaki and Kapiti tomorrow morning.
Hawkes Bay and Gisborne: Fine apart from afternoon showers about the ranges today.
Nelson and Marlborough to Southland: Mainly fine. However, rain developing along coastal Southland tomorrow evening, with heavy falls possible.
Buller and Westland: Fine and cloudy areas. Patchy drizzle developing tonight, turning to rain south of the Glaciers tomorrow.
Fiordland and Stewart Island: Cloudy periods with isolated showers, turning to rain tomorrow with some heavy falls in southern Fiordland and possibly Stewart Island from afternoon.
Chatham Islands: Fine spells.
Friday: North Island, mainly fine, but cloudier from Waitomo to Kapiti. Isolated afternoon showers in Northland and eastern Bay of Plenty. South Island, cloudy periods and scattered showers in the west,mainly fine elsewhere.
Saturday: North Island, cloud increasing and a few showers developing towards evening from Waikato to Horowhenua Kapiti Coast,mainly fine elsewhere. South Island, rain with heavy falls in the west easing to showers as winds turn southwesterly, scattered rain in Otago, mainly fine elsewhere.
Sunday: North Island, a few showers for Bay of Plenty and Auckland north, becoming fine further south. Cloud increasing in the east, with isolated showers. South Island, becoming fine in the west and south, often cloudy with isolated showers elsewhere.
Chatham Islands: Often cloudy, with winds turning fresh southerly on Friday, then dying away. Northwesterlies becoming strong on Saturday. A period of rain on Sunday with a southerly change.