Northland: Occasional showers, some heavy tomorrow afternoon.
Auckland, Coromandel Peninsula and Bay of Plenty: Often cloudy with one or two light showers.
The remainder of the North Island: Cloudy periods. Tomorrow, isolated afternoon and evening showers.
Nelson and Marlborough: Cloudy periods. Patchy rain about the Kaikoura Coast clearing today. Afternoon and evening showers inland today. Rain developing tomorrow, heavy about inland ranges, easing at night.
Buller: Fine in the north, but scattered rain in the south. Rain becoming widespread tomorrow with some heavy falls.
Westland and Fiordland: Mostly cloudy, but rain with heavy falls north of Hokitika, clearing tomorrow. Rain developing in Fiordland tonight.
Canterbury: Mostly cloudy, afternoon fine breaks. Early drizzle tomorrow.
Otago and Southland: Mostly cloudy, afternoon fine breaks. Rain overnight tonight for Stewart Island.
Chatham Islands: Mostly cloudy. Drizzle developing tomorrow night.
Thursday: North Island, fine spells, though rain about East Cape at first. A few afternoon or evening showers from Taupo to Northland. South Island, drizzle in the north, turning to rain in Buller.Heavier rain developing south of the Glaciers. High cloud elsewhere.
Friday: North Island, drizzle developing with humid northerlies turning to rain later, but fine in the east. South Island, heavy rain in the west easing, but returning to Fiordland later. Brief falls elsewhere.
Saturday: North Island, rain some with heavy falls, but only scattered falls in the east. northerlies strengthening. South Island,rain, with heavy falls in the west. Chatham Islands: Mostly cloudy, with drizzle at times. Rain developing on Saturday.