Gisborne and Hawkes Bay: Mostly fine.
Wairarapa and Wellington: Showers north of Wellington city about the ranges, clearing this morning. Chance of a shower again in the afternoon or evening.
The remainder of the North Island: Showers, some heavy, easing during the morning.
Nelson and Marlborough: Showers, some heavy in the north and west, clearing this morning then mainly fine. However, chance of a shower on the Kaikoura Coast in the afternoon.
Canterbury: Cloudy at times. A few spots of rain this morning.
Otago and Southland: Patchy morning rain then mainly fine, apart from a few showers about the south coast. Brief rain returning everywhere in the evening.
Buller, Westland and Fiordland: Cloudy periods and showers. Chatham Islands: A few showers.