Northland, Auckland, and Coromandel Peninsula: Showers, some heavy with isolated thunderstorms possible.
Waikato to Kapiti Coast, including Bay of Plenty and the central high country: Mainly fine.
Gisborne and Hawkes Bay: Occasional showers, mainly about the coast.
Wellington and Wairarapa: Showers, becoming mainly coastal this afternoon.
Nelson, Buller, Westland, and Fiordland: Fine, apart from a few showers about the southern coast of Fiordland.
Marlborough and Canterbury: Showers north of Ashburton, with snow above 500 metres, retreating to Banks Peninsula by midday.
Central and North Otago: Fine with morning frosts.
Dunedin, Clutha and Southland: Showers, mainly about the coast.
Chatham Islands: Showers.
Thursday: North Island, Rain with some heavy falls in the north easing to showers. Mainly fine elsewhere with a few showers in the east including Wellington. South Island, mainly fine with morning frosts, but a few showers about Banks Peninsula and the south coast.
Friday: North Island, mainly fine with morning frosts, but a few showers in the north and east about the Gisborne coast. South Island, Fine with morning frosts for most but a few showers about the south coast and Buller.
Saturday: North Island, fine and frosty for most with the odd showers in the north and about the Gisborne coast. South Island, Fine with morning frosts for most but a few showers about the south coast and Buller.
Chatham Islands: Rain or showers on Thursday until Saturday. Southwesterlies strong at times, gradually easing.