Northland, Auckland and Coromandel: A period of morning rain, followed by showers this afternoon, a few heavy.
Waikato to Manawatu, including the central high country and Bay of Plenty: Showers becoming more frequent this afternoon, some heavy with hail and isolated thunderstorms.
Gisborne, Hawkes Bay, Wairarapa, Kapiti, Wellington, Nelson, Marlborough and Canterbury: Scattered showers, mostly this afternoon and evening when some could be heavy with hail and thunderstorms possible about Wairarapa and Marlborough.
Buller and Westland: Showers, some heavy with hail and thunderstorms, clearing in Westland this evening.
Fiordland, Southland and Otago: Showers, with snow to 600 metres this morning, becoming confined to the south coast this afternoon and fine spells increasing inland.
Chatham Islands: A few showers developing this morning, clearing this afternoon.
Saturday: North Island, occasional showers, clearing and becoming fine in the east and south. South Island, showery in the west, also in the south with hail developing there and snow lowering to 700 metres, mainly fine elsewhere.
Sunday: North Island, occasional showers in the north and west, mainly fine in the east and south. South Island, showers in most places, hail possible in the east and south, snow lowering to 500 metres in the south.
Monday: North Island, showers in most places, only a few showers for the northern half. South Island, showers, clearing in the north and west, snow to 600 metres in the south.
Chatham Islands: Cool westerlies and showers through Monday.