Northland: Isolated showers, turning to rain tomorrow with heavy falls and isolated squally thunderstorms.
Auckland and Coromandel: Mainly fine, with isolated showers. Rain developing tomorrow evening, possibly heavy.
Waikato, Waitomo, Taumarunui, Taupo and Bay of Plenty: Fine spells. Scattered afternoon showers inland today and tomorrow, some heavy today about eastern ranges. Rain developing tomorrow night.
From Taranaki and Taihape to Wellington, also Gisborne to Wairarapa: Fine spells, but cloudy about the east coast. Scattered afternoon showers inland today and tomorrow, some heavy today.
Southern Fiordland, Southland and Dunedin: Scattered light rain in southern Fiordland spreading elsewhere this afternoon and evening, becoming confined to coastal Southland tomorrow.
The remainder of the South Island: Fine, apart from areas of cloud morning and evening and a few showers about Golden Bay tomorrow.
The Chatham Islands: Cloudy periods, a few showers tomorrow.
Friday: North Island, rain in most places from Auckland southwards,patchy from Taranaki to Wellington. A few showers in Northland. South Island, patchy rain or showers in the south and east, mainly fine in the west.
Saturday: North Island, periods of rain from Gisborne to Wairarapa,easing in the south. Elsewhere, showers clearing but a few lingering in the far north. South Island, showers in the south, and patchy rain at times in the east, cloudy periods elsewhere.
Sunday: North Island, mainly fine, after remaining showers in the north and east clear. South Island, fine in the north, rain or showers spreading from the south, reaching northern Canterbury by the end of the day. Chatham Islands: Drizzle on Friday, clearing on Saturday but remaining mostly cloudy. Cloudy periods on Sunday.