Northland, Auckland and Coromandel Peninsula: Occasional light showers, especially in the north and east, gradually turning to rain in Northland today, with heavier falls tonight.
Bay of Plenty: Cloudy periods, with a few showers developing west of Whakatane this evening.
Western and central areas from Waikato down to Wellington: Mainly fine, cloudy periods increasing this afternoon.
Gisborne to Wairarapa: Cloudy, with a few showers.
Marlborough and Canterbury: Cloud increasing and drizzle patches developing this morning.
For remainder of the South Island: Fine, apart from areas of cloud or fog morning and night.
Chatham Islands: Mostly cloudy with patchy drizzle developing this morning.
Saturday: North Island, Rain spreading south to about Auckland. Drizzle in western Bay of Plenty, and in the east. Mainly fine elsewhere. South Island, fine apart from morning fog areas inland, and morning and evening cloud in the east with occasional drizzle north of the Rakaia River.
Sunday: North Island, Rain spreading south to Taranaki to Hawkes Bay, and easing to showers in the north. Cloudy periods elsewhere. South Island, Cloudy periods in the east with occasional drizzle north of the Rakaia river. Areas of morning fog elsewhere, then increasing high cloud.
Monday: North Island, Rain easing to showers from the north. South Island, cloudy periods, with patchy rain in Marlborough and north Canterbury.
Chatham Islands: Cloudy periods with the odd shower. Southerlies dying out on Sunday, northerlies developing on Monday.