Bay of Plenty, Taupo, Gisborne, Hawkes Bay, Wairarapa, also Kapiti and Wellington: Fine, apart from a few morning showers about western Taupo.
The remainder of the North Island: Fine spells. A few showers, clearing from Waitomo northwards this afternoon.
Nelson, Marlborough and Canterbury: Mainly fine. Isolated showers in Canterbury this afternoon.
Buller and Westland: Showers, some heavy with hail possible in Westland this evening.
Fiordland, Southland and Otago: Showers about Fiordland and coastal Southland spreading elsewhere this morning, some heavy with hail, and possible thunderstorms in the south. Snow lowering to 500 metres this evening but becoming fine about North and Central Otago.
Chatham Islands: Cloudy periods, with a few showers morning and evening.
Monday: North Island, cooler, with showers in most places, but only a few showers for the northern half. South Island, showers, clearing in the north and west, snow level lifting in the south.
Tuesday: Fine or becoming fine in most places, but still a few showers in Gisborne and Hawkes Bay.
Wednesday: North Island, cloudy periods with late drizzle patches from Taranaki to Wellington, mainly fine elsewhere. South Island, rain spreading up the west coast, high cloud increasing in the east with scattered rain later, mainly fine in Nelson and Marlborough.
Chatham Islands: Fine spells and a few showers on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. Westerlies turning colder southerly on Tuesday, then dying away on Wednesday.