Northland, Auckland and Coromandel Peninsula: Fine spells, with isolated showers about the east coast.
Waikato and Waitomo: Cloudy periods.
Taranaki, including Bay of Plenty and the central high country: Cloud increasing and scattered rain spreading north.
Gisborne and Hawkes Bay: Cloud increasing, rain or drizzle developing this afternoon.
Wanganui to Wellington including Wairarapa: Occasional rain developing this morning, clearing this evening.
Nelson and Marlborough, excluding the Kaikoura Coast: Scattered rain, clearing this afternoon and fine spells developing.
The Kaikoura Coast and Canterbury: Periods of rain or drizzle, clearing from inland parts of Canterbury this morning.
Buller and Westland: Rain north of Hokitika, clearing this morning, but a few showers lingering about Buller.
Fiordland, Southland and Otago: Areas of morning cloud then fine.
Chatham Islands: Rain easing to a few showers this morning, clearing later.
Thursday: North Island, showers in the east and a few mainly afternoon and evening showers elsewhere, but remaining fine in the southwest. South Island, some morning drizzle about Marlborough and morning cloud in many other places, especially in the east.
Friday: North Island, mainly fine, but a few showers in the east and a shower or two from Northland to Coromandel Peninsula. South Island, fine, apart from areas of morning cloud.
Saturday: North Island, mainly fine, but a shower or two from Northland to Coromandel Peninsula, also about Gisborne and Hawkes Bay. South Island, mainly fine, but drizzle developing about Westland and Fiordland.
Chatham Islands: Cloudy periods from Thursday to Saturday.