Northland to Taranaki, including Coromandel Peninsula, Bay of Plenty and Taupo: Showers with heavy and possibly thundery falls this afternoon or evening.
Gisborne, Hawkes Bay and Wairarapa: Fine with some high cloud. Isolated showers possible during the afternoon and evening, especially in the south.
Wanganui to Wellington, including Taihape: Occasional showers, more frequent about Wellington and Kapiti, with thundery falls possible.
Nelson and Marlborough, excluding the Kaikoura Coast: Showers developing this morning, few heavy, possibly thundery falls about western Nelson and the Sounds. Showers clearing afternoon.
Buller, Westland and Fiordland : Rain, with some heavy, possibly thundery falls about Buller this morning.
Canterbury and the Kaikoura Coast: Fine.
Otago and Southland: Rain developing late morning or afternoon. Chatham Islands: Low cloud and drizzle clearing this morning.