Northland: Occasional showers, some heavy and possibly thundery in the north and west until evening.
Auckland to Taranaki, including Coromandel Peninsula: Occasional showers, some heavy in the west, clearing from the south this morning but in Auckland during the afternoon.
Bay of Plenty and Taupo: Fine, apart from isolated showers in the west clearing this morning.
Taihape, Wanganui: Cloudy periods and isolated showers.
Gisborne, Hawkes Bay: Mainly fine. A few coastal showers developing this afternoon.
Wairarapa, Wellington: Cloudy periods. A few showers in Wairarapa, spreading to Wellington this morning.
Manawatu, Horowhenua Kapiti Coast, also Nelson, Marlborough, Buller, Westland: Fine, apart from a few morning showers about the Kaikoura Coast.
Canterbury: Cloudy periods. Occasional showers about Banks Peninsula and the odd shower spreading to Christchurch.
Otago, Southland, Fiordland: A few showers, becoming confined to the south coast this evening.
Chatham Islands: Showers, easing this afternoon.
Thursday: Fine or becoming fine in most places. However, a few showers in the far north, and cloudy periods in Fiordland.
Friday: North Island, fine apart from a few showers in the far north. South Island, high cloud increasing, drizzle developing in Westland, rain developing in Fiordland spreading to the Glaciers later.
Saturday: North Island, long fine spells in most places, cloud increasing from Taranaki to Wairarapa southwards with scattered rain later. South Island, rain in the north and west, heavy falls about the ranges, and scattered falls further east, easing in Westland and Fiordland later and clearing in Otago and Southland.
Chatham Islands: Showers gradually clearing on Thursday and southwesterlies easing further. Long fine spells and light winds on Friday. Increasing cloudy periods and freshening northerlies on Saturday.