Northern and western areas from Northland to Taranaki, including Taumarunui and Taupo: Mostly cloudy with a few showers, some possibly heavy this afternoon and evening.
Coromandel Peninsula and Bay of Plenty: Scattered rain, but more widespread with heavy falls about the Coromandel Peninsula early this morning.
Gisborne and Hawkes Bay: Periods of rain, heavy at times about the hills and ranges.
Whanganui and Taihape to Wellington, also Wairarapa: Patchy light rain at times.
Marlborough, Nelson, Buller and Westland: Occasional rain, easing in Buller and Westland this morning.
Canterbury, North Otago and Dunedin: Patchy rain or drizzle, clearing this morning, then a few afternoon and evening showers inland.
Central Otago, Clutha, Southland and Fiordland: Cloudy periods, and scattered afternoon or evening showers, some possibly heavy.
Chatham Islands: Mostly cloudy. The odd shower possible.
Wednesday: North Island, rain in the east, scattered showers elsewhere, some heavy with possible thunderstorms. South Island, cloudier with occasional showers in the north and east, fine spells and isolated showers elsewhere.
Thursday: North Island, rain in the east, sunny spells and isolated showers elsewhere. South Island, cloudy periods and a few showers, especially in the north and east.
Friday: North Island, a few showers in the east and central areas, becoming fine elsewhere. South Island, sunny spells and isolated showers.
Chatham Islands: Cloudy periods and northeasterlies.