Northland: Mainly fine. Isolated showers in the north and east, some possibly heavy and thundery.
Remainder of the North Island: Mostly fine. Any remaining showers about coastal Gisborne clearing overnight, and the odd morning shower about Manawatu and Horowhenua Kapiti Coast.
Nelson, Marlborough and Canterbury: Fine.
Buller and Westland: Cloud increasing tomorrow, with a few showers in Westland spreading to Buller in the evening.
Otago and Southland: Mostly fine, with areas of morning cloud, and high cloud increasing tomorrow evening.
Fiordland: Mostly cloudy. A few showers developing tonight, turning to rain tomorrow night.
Chatham Islands: A few light showers clearing tomorrow and fine spells increasing.
Saturday: North Island, long fine spells in most places, a few showers in the northeast and also Taranaki. Cloud increasing south of Wanganui. South Island, rain in the north and west, heavy falls about the ranges, easing in Fiordland later. Brief scattered rain further east.
Sunday: North Island, cloud increasing, and rain developing in the north and west. South Island, rain in the north and west, fine with high cloud elsewhere.
Monday: North Island, rain in the north and west, easing in western areas south of Waikato later, scattered falls elsewhere. South Island, rain in the north and west, easing to a few showers except about Fiordland, high cloud elsewhere.
Chatham Islands: Increasing cloudy periods and freshening northerlies on Saturday. Cloudy periods and fresh northerlies on Sunday. Cloudy with a few showers and strengthening northerlies on Monday.