Northland: Fine and cloudy periods.
Auckland, Coromandel Peninsula, Bay of Plenty, Gisborne, Hawkes Bay, Wairarapa: Fine weather.
Waikato to Waitomo, also Taumarunui, Taupo, Taihape, Wanganui and Manawatu: Fine, apart from morning cloud.
For Taranaki, Horowhenua Kapiti Coast and Wellington: Cloudy periods. A few morning showers for Taranaki.
Marlborough, Nelson: Cloud increasing. A few showers for Nelson and northern Marlborough.
Buller, Westland and Fiordland: Cloudy. Rain developing about Westland and Fiordland, with some heavy falls, and drizzle spreading to Buller.
Canterbury, Otago and Southland: High cloud increasing. Scattered rain developing in Southland, Clutha and Dunedin towards evening, and a few spots elsewhere.
Chatham Islands: Often cloudy.
Saturday: North Island, becoming cloudy and rain spreading to most places, but remaining dry about Gisborne and Hawkes Bay. South Island, rain, with heavy falls, in the west, easing later, and clearing in Fiordland, rain at times elsewhere, mainly in the south.
Sunday: North Island, rain easing to scattered showers, but rain in the southwest again later. South Island, Occasional rain in most places, but clearing in the south.
Monday: North Island, rain spreading to most places, but clearing from Wanganui to Wellington and Wairarapa. South Island, rain clearing in the north and west, rain or drizzle at times in the east, cloudy periods with patchy drizzle in the south.
Chatham Islands: Drizzle developing on Saturday and northerlies freshening. A change to southerlies and showers on Sunday. Showery southerlies on Monday.