Northland, Auckland and Coromandel Peninsula: Cloudy periods with isolated showers.
Waikato to Wanganui, including Bay of Plenty and the central high country: Cloudy with patchy drizzle.
Manawatu, Gisborne, Hawkes Bay and Wairarapa: Fine with variable high cloud.
Wellington, Kapiti, Nelson and Marlborough: High cloud, scattered rain developing this evening.
Buller to Fiordland: Rain, with heavy falls especially in Westland, possibly thundery tomorrow.
Canterbury, Otago and Southland: High cloud, with few spots of rain.
Chatham Islands: Cloudy with the odd shower.
Tuesday: North Island, rain for most places, turning to showers from Waikato to Wellington, and clearing Wairarapa. South Island, periods of rain in the west. Rain in the north clearing. High cloud elsewhere, with few spots of rain in the south.
Wednesday: North Island, becoming fine from Taranaki to Wairarapa southwards. Rain or showers elsewhere. South Island, rain spreading north to the Glaciers in the west, a few showers further north. Mainly fine elsewhere.
Thursday: North Island, rain with heavy falls in the northeast,clearing. Showers elsewhere, but mainly fine in Wairarapa. South Island, rain with heavy falls spreading northwards in the west. High cloud in the east, with scattered rain south of Christchurch.
Chatham Islands: Rain at times on Tuesday and Wednesday. Strong northerlies dying out Wednesday. Rain with heavy falls on Thursday, northerlies rising to gale, then changing lighter westerly late.