Northland and Auckland: Showers, some heavy with small hail.
Waikato to Taranaki, including Coromandel, Bay of Plenty and Taupo: Fine in Bay of Plenty. Isolated showers about the west coast spreading inland this afternoon or evening.
Gisborne, Hawkes Bay, Wairarapa, also Wellington and Kapiti Coast: Mainly fine, isolated showers in Wairarapa from afternoon.
Taihape, Wanganui and Manawatu: Fine spells, a few showers this afternoon.
Buller and Westland: Fine, apart from a few showers north of Hokitika.
Nelson, Marlborough, Canterbury, North Otago and Central Otago: Fine spells, isolated showers in coastal Marlborough this evening.
Dunedin, Clutha, Southland and Fiordland: Cloudy periods, a few showers retreating to the south coast this afternoon, and turning to rain there later. Chatham Islands: Showers.