Northland, Auckland, Coromandel and Bay of Plenty: Long fine spells, with any remaining light showers clearing this afternoon.
Waikato to Wellington, including the central high country: Cloudy periods with isolated light showers north of Levin. Rain late tomorrow, briefly heavy in Taranaki and Waitomo.
Gisborne to Wairarapa: Fine today. High cloud tomorrow.
Nelson, Marlborough and Canterbury: Fine today. Rain developing tomorrow afternoon with brief heavy falls and possible thunderstorms and hail about inland Canterbury.
Otago and Southland: Scattered showers today. Rain tomorrow morning, easing to a few showers in the afternoon.
Buller and northern Westland: Fine spells today, with isolated showers. Rain developing tomorrow morning, with heavy falls, easing to a few showers in the evening.
Southern Westland and Fiordland: Rain becoming widespread by evening, with heavy falls. Rain easing to showers in the morning and clearing by evening.
Chatham Islands: Cloudy periods.
Saturday: North Island, early rain then long fine breaks and the odd shower for most places, but mostly cloudy in the east with more frequent showers there. South Island, showers, gradually clearing in the west and south.
Sunday: North Island, showers in the north and east, mostly fine elsewhere. South Island, mainly fine, however a few showers about some northern areas.
Monday: North Island, mainly fine for central areas. A few showers elsewhere gradually clearing. South Island, cloud increasing in the west and a few showers developing there. Mostly fine in the east.
Chatham Islands: Showery throughout Saturday, Sunday and Monday. Northerly winds changing cold gale southwesterly on Saturday, then easing on Monday.