Northland, Auckland, Coromandel Peninsula and Bay of Plenty: Isolated showers developing this morning, turning to rain this evening with some heavy and thundery falls possible in Northland tonight.
Waikato to Wellington including the central high country: Cloudy with a few showers in Taranaki at first. Rain spreading eastwards this afternoon and evening. Possible thunderstorms in Taranaki this evening.
Gisborne to Wairarapa: Fine, apart from scattered rain in Wairarapa from evening.
Nelson and Marlborough: Rain developing this morning, clearing tonight.
Buller and Westland: Rain with heavy falls, easing to showers in Westland this morning and in Buller late afternoon.
Fiordland: Occasional rain, with possible thunderstorms from afternoon.
Canterbury to Southland: Fine with high cloud. Chatham Islands: Cloudy periods.