Northland to Kapiti, including Coromandel, Taupo and Taihape: Mostly cloudy, but long fine breaks this afternoon.
For the remainder of the North Island, also Nelson and Marlborough: Fine weather.
Canterbury: Fine at first. Cloud increasing this afternoon and a few coastal showers developing south of Christchurch this evening.
Otago and Southland: Scattered rain developing about Southland and Clutha this morning, spreading further north this afternoon, but easing to a few light showers in the south, and showers becoming confined to coastal areas this evening.
Buller and Westland: Cloud increasing this morning, and showers developing in Westland from the south from late morning.
Fiordland: Patchy drizzle, turning to rain this morning with possible heavy falls. The rain easing this afternoon and clearing this evening.
Chatham Islands: Mostly fine, but afew showers possible tonight.
Saturday: North Island, becoming cloudy in the east and a few showers developing, mostly sunny elsewhere. South Island, a few early showers about the east coast clearing and becoming fine. Showers about the west coast, mainly fine in the north and in Southland.
Sunday: North Island, a few showers developing in Northland and in the southwest, long fine spells elsewhere. South Island, showers in the west, fine with some high cloud elsewhere.
Monday: North Island, cloudy periods and a few showers in the north and west. Mostly sunny about the east coast. South Island, rain with heavy falls in the west, scattered rain spreading to most other places.
Chatham Islands: On Saturday, southwesterlies strengthening for a time and a few showers. On Sunday, mainly fine with westerlies. On Monday, sunny breaks, northwesterlies developing.