Northland, Auckland and Coromandel Peninsula: Occasional light showers, especially in the north and east. Rain developing in Northland tomorrow.
Bay of Plenty: Fine today. A few showers developing west of Whakatane tomorrow afternoon.
Western and central areas from Waikato down to Wellington: Fine, apart from cloudy periods north of Mt Ruapehu tomorrow.
Gisborne to Wairarapa: Cloud increasing today and light showers developing tonight.
Marlborough and Canterbury: Cloud increasing today and patchy drizzle developing tomorrow.
For remainder of the South Island: Fine, apart from areas of cloud or fog morning and night.
Chatham Islands: Mostly cloudy. Drizzle developing tomorrow.
Saturday: North Island, Rain spreading south to about Auckland. Drizzle in western Bay of Plenty, and in the east. Mainly fine elsewhere. South Island, fine apart from morning fog areas inland, and morning and evening cloud in the east with occasional drizzle north of the Rakaia River.
Sunday: North Island, Rain spreading south to Taranaki to Hawkes Bay, and easing to showers in the north. Cloudy periods elsewhere. South Island, Cloudy periods in the east with occasional drizzle north of the Rakaia river. Areas of morning fog elsewhere, then increasing high cloud.
Monday: North Island, Rain easing to showers from the north. South Island, cloudy periods, with patchy rain in Marlborough and north Canterbury.
Chatham Islands: Cloudy periods with the odd shower. Southerlies dying out on Sunday, northerlies developing on Monday.