Northland, Auckland and Coromandel: Showers, a few heavy from afternoon.
Waikato to Manawatu, including the central high country and Bay of Plenty: Showers, some heavy with hail, and few thunderstorms possible from afternoon.
Gisborne and Hawkes Bay: Fine spells and a few showers, frequent and possibly heavy from afternoon.
Kapiti, Wellington, Wairarapa also Nelson and Marlborough: Fine, apart from drizzle about the Tararua Range. Scattered showers developing this afternoon, some heavy with hail and thunderstorms in Marlborough.
Canterbury: Showers developing this morning, some heavy with hail.
Buller and Westland: Showers, some heavy with hail and thunderstorms, clearing in Westland this afternoon.
Fiordland, Southland and Otago: Showers, with snow to 600 metres this morning then clearing inland during the afternoon.
Chatham Islands: Fine, a few showers developing this morning clearing in the afternoon.
Saturday: North Island, occasional showers, clearing and becoming fine in the east and south. South Island, showery in the west, also in the south with hail developing there and snow lowering to 700 metres, mainly fine elsewhere.
Sunday: North Island, occasional showers in the north and west, mainly fine in the east and south. South Island, showers in most places, hail possible in the east and south, snow lowering to 500 metres in the south.
Monday: North Island, showers in most places, only a few showers for the northern half. South Island, showers, clearing in the north and west, snow to 600 metres in the south.
Chatham Islands: Cool westerlies and showers through Monday.