Northland to Kapiti Coast, including Bay of Plenty and the central high country: Showers becoming isolated this afternoon, then clearing everywhere in the evening.
Gisborne Fine at first, showers developing around midday.
Hawkes Bay, Wairarapa and Wellington: Showers, easing about Wellington in the evening.
Nelson: Mostly fine.
Buller and Westland: Showers in Buller this morning, otherwise fine.
Marlborough, north Canterbury and Banks Peninsula: Showers and southerly gales, with snow to 600 metres, easing this afternoon and showers clearing in the evening.
Remaining areas of Canterbury: Fine.
Otago, Southland and Fiordland: Showers with snow to 400 metres and southwest gales, easing this afternoon.
Chatham Islands: Showers. Strong cold southwesterlies developing this morning.
Saturday: North Island, fine with early frosts inland. A few morning showers about the east coast clearing. South Island, Cloud increasing in the west with rain developing in Fiordland. Mainly fine in the east.
Sunday: North Island, mainly fine, cloud increasing in the west with patchy drizzle about the high ground south of Taupo. South Island, rain spreading from the south to most places, with heavy falls in the west. Gradually clearing from the south later.
Monday: North Island, Rain spreading to most places, clearing south of Taranaki to Hawkes Bay later. South Island, Rain north of Hokitika and North Otago, clearing then mainly fine, but isolated afternoon and evening showers about the ranges.
Chatham Islands: A few early showers on Saturday, then fine spells and strong cold southwesterlies easing. Cloudy periods and westerlies on Sunday. A period of rain with a southerly change on Monday.