Northland: Fine apart from a few showers tonight.
Auckland to north Taranaki, including Taumarunui, Taupo, Bay of Plenty and the Coromandel Peninsula: Mainly fine. Isolated showers about the Coromandel Peninsula tonight.
Southern Taranaki to Kapiti, including Taihape: Mostly cloudy. Isolated showers, with snow lowering to 400 metres tonight, clearing tomorrow morning. Drizzle tomorrow night about higher ground.
Gisborne to Wairarapa: Showers, with snow lowering to 400 metres tonight.
Wellington: Showers, with snow to 400 metres, clearing tomorrow morning. Patchy drizzle tomorrow evening.
Nelson, Buller, Westland and Fiordland: Fine.
Marlborough, Canterbury: Showers near the east coast from Ashburton northwards with snow to 300 metres, clearing overnight. Drizzle patches Friday evening.
Otago and Southland: Scattered showers clearing overnight, but a few returning to Southland and Clutha tomorrow. Chatham Islands: Showers and cold southerlies.