Northland, Auckland and Coromandel: Mainly fine, however isolated showers this afternoon.
From Waikato to Wellington, also Bay of Plenty, Taupo, Taihape and Wairarapa: Fine spells. Scattered showers developing inland this afternoon, some heavy.
Gisborne and Hawkes Bay: Scattered showers, some possibly heavy about the ranges this afternoon and evening.
Southern Fiordland, Southland and Dunedin: Cloud gradually increasing. Scattered light rain or drizzle developing in southern Fiordland this morning, spreading to coastal Southland in the afternoon, and further north in this evening.
The remainder of the South Island: Fine, apart from areas of cloud morning and evening.
The Chatham Islands: Cloudy periods.
Thursday: North Island, rain developing in the north of the North Island and evening drizzle in the east, mainly fine elsewhere. South Island, some morning drizzle in the south and cloudy periods in the east. Fine elsewhere.
Friday: North Island, rain in most places, patchy from Taranaki to Wellington. South Island, patchy rain about Marlborough and mostly cloudy in the south and east. Fine elsewhere.
Saturday: North Island, rain about Gisborne and Hawkes Bay easing and showers elsewhere clearing. South Island, mainly fine, cloudy periods in the south and east. Patchy rain about Marlborough clearing, some drizzle about Foveaux Strait.
Chatham Islands: Cloudy periods on Thursday. Drizzle on Friday, clearing on Saturday.