Northland: Fine, apart from isolated showers in the west clearing this morning.
Auckland to Wellington and Wairarapa, also Coromandel, Bay of Plenty and the central high country: Mainly fine. The odd shower developing about Coromandel this morning and isolated showers about Taupo and Bay of Plenty this evening.
Hawkes Bay and Gisborne: Mainly fine. One or two showers near Mahia Peninsula this morning and about the ranges this afternoon.
Nelson and Marlborough to Southland, not including Stewart Island: Mainly fine.
Buller and Westland: Mainly fine, however isolated coastal showers north of Hokitika this morning.
Fiordland and Stewart Island: Cloudy periods, with isolated showers.
Chatham Islands: Cloudy but increasing fine breaks.
Thursday: North Island, mainly fine, isolated showers from Bay of Plenty to the northern Hawkes Bay ranges at first and in Northland later. South Island, cloud increasing in the west, with patchy drizzle turning to rain in Fiordland, mainly fine elsewhere, but high cloud with scattered late rain in the far south.
Friday: North Island, mainly fine, but cloudier from Waitomo to Kapiti. South Island, rain or drizzle in the west, mainly fine elsewhere.
Saturday: North Island, cloud increasing with evening drizzle patches from Waikato to Wellington, mainly fine elsewhere. South Island, rain with heavy falls in the west easing to showers as winds turn southwesterly, scattered rain in Otago, fine elsewhere.
Chatham Islands: Cloud gradually increasing on Thursday, with northwesterlies developing. Often cloudy from Friday with winds turning southerly, then dying away. Northwesterlies becoming strong, possibly gale, on Saturday.