Northland, Auckland and Coromandel Peninsula: Fine spells and a few showers, although not affecting Auckland city.
Waikato to Whanganui, including Bay of Plenty, Taupo and Taihape: Mainly fine. Isolated showers inland this evening and again tomorrow afternoon and evening.
Gisborne to Wairarapa: Cloudy periods, mainly overnight. Isolated showers.
Manawatu to Wellington: Mostly fine and hot. Low cloud about the south coast at times.
Eastern coast of the South Island: Mostly cloudy with patchy mist and drizzle, but fine spells tomorrow afternoon.
The rest of the South Island: Mostly fine, but showers about the ranges with possible thunderstorms this evening and again tomorrow afternoon and evening.
Chatham Islands: Occasional rain or drizzle.
Saturday: North Island, cloudy periods north of the Bombay Hills, with east coast drizzle patches, scattered light rain or drizzle elsewhere, but dry from Horowhenua to Wellington. South Island, rain spreading up the west coast, high cloud and a few spots of rain elsewhere.
Sunday: North Island, cloudy periods from Waitomo to Coromandel northwards, with east coast drizzle patches, occasional light rain or drizzle elsewhere. South Island, rain in the west, with heavy falls, scattered rain further east clearing from Southland to Canterbury.
Monday: Occasional rain for most of the North Island. Rain in the west and south of the South Island, high cloud elsewhere.
Chatham Islands: Mostly cloudy, with drizzle at times. Southerly winds dying out on Saturday, northerlies developing on Sunday and strengthening on Monday.