Northland to Manawatu, including Coromandel Peninsula and the central high country: Showers, with isolated thunderstorms possible in the west.
Bay of Plenty: Fine apart from isolated showers.
Gisborne and Hawkes Bay: Fine today. Scattered showers developing tomorrow.
Horowhenua to Wellington, also Wairarapa and Marlborough: Showers developing overnight.
Nelson, Buller and Westland north of Hokitika: Showers, some heavy with isolated thunderstorms possible in Buller and western Nelson, clearing overnight. Mainly fine tomorrow.
Remainder of Westland and Fiordland: Fine, apart from some showers near the south coast.
Canterbury, Central and North Otago: Mainly fine at first. Showers about Banks Peninsula, spreading further inland tonight. Snow lowering to 400 to 500 metres tomorrow morning, before clearing south of Ashburton tomorrow evening.
Dunedin, Clutha and Southland: Showers, with snow lowering to 300 to 400 metres early tomorrow morning, then clearing towards evening.
Chatham Islands: Rain or showers.
Wednesday: North Island, Showers, some heavy with thunderstorms possible in the north easing. Occasional showers in Wellington and the east and fine breaks elsewhere. South Island, any remaining showers retreating to the south and east coasts and snow levels lifting, otherwise mainly fine, with morning frosts in some places.
Thursday: North Island, occasional showers in the north and east including Wellington. Elsewhere, fine or becoming fine. 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. South Island, Fine with morning frosts for most but a few showers about the the south coast and Buller.
Chatham Islands: Rain or showers on Wednesday until Friday. Southwesterlies strong at times.