Northland, and Auckland north of Whangaparaoa: Isolated showers, mainly in the east, some heavy and possibly thundery about the Far North.
Remainder of the North Island: Mostly fine. The odd shower about Manawatu and Kapiti this morning.
Nelson, Marlborough and Canterbury: Fine.
Buller and Westland: Cloud increasing. A few showers developing in Westland this morning and spreading to Buller this evening.
Otago and Southland: Mostly fine, with areas of morning cloud, and high cloud increasing this evening.
Fiordland: Mostly cloudy, with a few showers turning to rain tonight.
Chatham Islands: A few light showers clearing this afternoon, and fine spells increasing.
Saturday: North Island, long fine spells in most places, a few showers in the northeast and also Taranaki. Cloud increasing south of Wanganui. South Island, rain in the north and west, heavy falls about the ranges, easing in Fiordland later. Brief scattered rain further east.
Sunday: North Island, cloud increasing, and rain developing in the north and west. South Island, rain in the north and west, fine with high cloud elsewhere.
Monday: North Island, rain in the north and west, easing in western areas south of Waikato later, scattered falls elsewhere. South Island, rain in the north and west, easing to a few showers except about Fiordland, high cloud elsewhere.
Chatham Islands: Increasing cloudy periods and freshening northerlies on Saturday. Cloudy periods and fresh northerlies on Sunday. Cloudy with a few showers and strengthening northerlies on Monday.