Northland, Auckland, Coromandel and Bay of Plenty: Fine spells. Isolated showers west of Coromandel Peninsula, clearing this evening.
Waikato to northern Taranaki, including Taumarunui and Taupo: Showers becoming isolated this afternoon with fine spells developing.
Southern Taranaki and Taihape to Wellington: Occasional showers, clearing south of Wanganui this evening.
Gisborne, Hawkes Bay and Wairarapa: Showers about the ranges. Mainly fine elsewhere, however a few showers this afternoon or evening.
Buller and Westland: Rain, with heavy falls, easing this morning then clearing from the south today.
Nelson and Marlborough: Rain in the west, clearing this morning. Isolated showers late this afternoon and evening.
Canterbury and Otago: A few showers spreading north this morning, gradually clearing today.
Southland and Fiordland: Remaining showers clearing this morning and becoming fine.
Chatham Islands: Showers.
Thursday: Rain spreading from the west, heavy in Taranaki and from Buller to Fiordland. Only scattered rain in the east.
Friday: Rain or showers, heavy falls in the west, but little if any rain reaching eastern areas. Southerlies moving onto the far south in the evening with snow lowering to 500 metres.
Saturday: Rain or showers in most places, with snow lowering to 600 metres in Marlborough later, and to near sea level in the far south. Cold southerlies spreading north as far as Taranaki to Wairarapa at nignt.
Chatham Islands: Showers clearing on Thursday and southerlies dying away. Rain developing on Friday with strengthening northerlies. Rain or drizzle at times on Saturday, and northerlies abating.