Northland to Waikato, also Coromandel and Bay of Plenty: Mostly cloudy with scattered showers.
From Waitomo to Wellington, including the central high country, also Hawkes Bay south of Napier and Wairarapa: Showers turning to rain from the west this morning, with some heavy falls about North Taranaki and the Tararua Range.
Gisborne and the remainder of Hawkes Bay: High cloud, with a few spots of rain.
Nelson and Marlborough except the Kaikoura Coast: Occasional rain, heavy about the ranges, easing this evening.
Kaikoura Coast and Canterbury: High cloud. However, a few showers, especially about the High Country and South Canterbury.
Otago and Southland: Scattered showers, some heavy, with isolated thunderstorms and possible downpours this afternoon and early evening.
Buller, Westland and Fiordland: Rain, some heavy and possibly thundery, easing in Buller late afternoon.
Chatham Islands: Mostly cloudy.
Tuesday: North Island, showers becoming isolated afternoon, but clearing in the east from Bay of Plenty to Wairarapa and fine spells increasing. South Island, Rain or showers in the west and south, a few showers elsewhere with a strong southwest change.
Wednesday: North Island, scattered showers in the west, mainly fine elsewhere. Late rain developing in the south. Northwesterlies, possibly gusting severe gale in the south. South Island, heavy rain easing to showers in the west and south, a few showers elsewhere with a cool strong southwest change. Westerlies possibly gusting severe gale in the south.
Thursday: North Island, rain or showers for most places, clearin in the east and south. South Island, Showers for most places, clearing in the east north of Christchurch.
Friday: Showers for most of the country.
Chatham Islands: Periods of rain. Strong northerlies turning southwest Tuesday and again Wednesday. Strong westerlies, turning southerly late Friday.