Northland to Taranaki, also Taupo and Bay of Plenty: Scattered showers, some heavy and possibly thundery, clearing this evening, but a few light showers may linger in the west.
Gisborne and Hawkes Bay: Mainly fine, but scattered showers on western ranges.
Wanganui to Wellington, also Wairarapa: Scattered showers in Kapiti and Wellington, some heavy, spreading elsewhere for a time this afternoon and early evening.
Marlborough and Nelson: Showers, clearing for a time around the middle of the day, and becoming fine about the Kaikoura Coast.
Buller: Scattered showers turning to rain this evening.
Westland and Fiordland : Rain, with some heavy falls south of Otira.
Canterbury and Otago: Patchy drizzle about the coast clearing this morning, then mostly fine.
Southland: Mainly fine with high cloud. Chatham Islands: Rain or drizzle.