Northland, Auckland and Coromandel Peninsula: Mostly cloudy with a few showers, especially in the north and east.
Western and central areas from Waikato and Bay of Plenty down to Wellington: Fine, apart from areas of cloud morning and evening, mainly north of Taupo.
Gisborne and Hawkes Bay: Mostly cloudy, with a few showers.
Wairarapa: Often cloudy, with patchy drizzle morning and evening.
For all the South Island: Fine in most places. However, areas of cloud or fog morning and evening, and cloud lingering about Foveaux Strait.
Chatham Islands: Generally cloudy.
Friday: North Island, rain in Northland and a few showers from Auckland to Bay of Plenty, and in the east, fine spells elsewhere. South Island, Fine apart from morning fog areas inland, and cloudy periods about the east coast with occasional drizzle north of Christchurch.
Saturday: North Island, Rain in the north, scattered rain or drizzle down to Bay of Plenty and in the east. Mainly fine elsewhere. South Island, fine apart from morning fog areas inland, and morning and evening cloud about the east coast with occasional drizzle north of Christchurch.
Sunday: North Island, Rain north of Taupo, just scattered in the west. Cloudy periods elsewhere. South Island, High cloud increasing. Morning fog inland. Cloudy periods about the east coast with occasional drizzle north of Christchurch.
Chatham Islands: Cloudy periods with the odd shower.Southwesterlies changing southerly on Saturday then dying out on Sunday, northerlies developing on Monday .