Northland to Waikato, including Coromandel Peninsula: Long fine spells, with isolated showers in the east.
Bay of Plenty: Cloudy periodss. Scattered showers developing this afternoon.
Waitomo and Taranaki to Horowhenua Kapiti Coast, including the central high country: Rain, especially south of Taranaki, clearing this evening.
Gisborne to Wairarapa: Rain or drizzle in Wairarapa spreading north this morning and afternoon.
Wellington: Mostly cloudy. Scattered rain clearing north of the Gorge this evening.
The Kaikoura Coast and Canterbury: Mostly cloudy. Patchy drizzle, clearing south of Christchurch this morning.
Remainder of Marlborough and Nelson: Scattered rain, clearing by afternoon and fine spells developing.
Buller and Westland: Rain north of Greymouth clearing by afternoon and becoming fine.
Fiordland, Southland and Otago: Areas of morning cloud or fog then fine.
Chatham Islands: A few showers clearing by evening.
Thursday: North Island, showers in the east and a few mainly afternoon and evening showers elsewhere, but remaining fine in the southwest. South Island, some morning drizzle about Marlborough and morning cloud in many other places, especially in the east.
Friday: North Island, mainly fine, but a few showers in the east and a shower or two from Northland to Coromandel Peninsula. South Island, fine, apart from areas of morning cloud.
Saturday: North Island, mainly fine, but a shower or two from Northland to Coromandel Peninsula, also about Gisborne and Hawkes Bay. South Island, mainly fine, but drizzle developing about Westland and Fiordland.
Chatham Islands: Cloudy periods from Thursday to Saturday.