Northland, Auckland and Coromandel Peninsula: Fine spells and isolated showers.
Bay of Plenty: Cloudy periods, with a few showers.
Waikato to Wellington, including the central high country: Mostly fine, a few light showers about North Taranaki and Kapiti this morning.
Gisborne, Hawkes Bay and Wairarapa: Fine.
Nelson, Marlborough, Canterbury and Otago (excluding Clutha): Mainly fine. Increasing high cloud about Otago and South Canterbury.
Buller and Westland: Often cloudy, with patchy drizzle turning to rain south of the Glaciers this evening.
Southland and Clutha: Cloud increasing. Rain developing about Stewart Island this afternoon, and about coastal Southland and Clutha this evening.
Fiordland: Drizzle turning to rain this morning.
Chatham Islands: Mostly sunny.
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.