Northland to Taranaki, including Coromandel Peninsula, Bay of Plenty and Taupo: Showers, with heavy and possibly thundery falls from late morning.
Gisborne, Hawkes Bay and Wairarapa: Mostly fine. However, showers about the ranges, with isolated falls spreading east this afternoon or evening.
Wanganui to Wellington, including Taihape: Occasional showers, more frequent about Wellington and Kapiti, with thundery falls possible.
Nelson and Marlborough, excluding the Kaikoura Coast: Showers, few heavy, possibly thundery falls about western Nelson and the Sounds. Showers clearing afternoon.
Buller, Westland and Fiordland : Rain, with some heavy, possibly thundery falls about Buller this morning. Rain easing to showers this afternoon.
Canterbury and the Kaikoura Coast: Fine with high cloud.
Otago and Southland: Rain developing late morning or afternoon. Chatham Islands: Low cloud and drizzle, then fine breaks.