Northland, Auckland, Coromandel Peninsula and Bay of Plenty. Fine spells, with isolated showers this afternoon and evening.
Rest of the North Island regions: Mostly fine, however a few showers about the Hawkes Bay and Gisborne ranges this afternoon and evening.
Marlborough, Nelson, Buller and Westland: Mostly fine, apart from areas of morning and evening cloud in Westland and Marlborough.
Fiordland: Occasional rain, mainly about the fiords, easing late this afternoon.
Canterbury to Southland: Mostly fine, apart from areas of cloud morning and evening, and a few showers during the afternoon and evening for inland Southland, eastern Otago and South Canterbury, some possibly heavy.
Chatham Islands: Mainly fine, apart from a few late showers.
Saturday: North Island, fine spells and isolated showers in Northland and about the higher ground where some may be heavy with thunderstorms possible during the afternoon. Mainly fine elsewhere. South Island, mainly fine in the far north and about Westland, cloudy periods with a few showers elsewhere.
Sunday: North Island, fine spells and isolated showers north of Coromandel Peninsula, also afternoon showers about the central high country. Mainly fine elsewhere. South Island, showers in the west and clearing early about Dunedin, Clutha and North Otago, fine spells elsewhere.
Monday: North Island, mainly fine with a few showers in the north and west. South Island, showers in the west and about the Canterbury high country. Mainly fine elsewhere.
Chatham Islands: Fine and cloudy periods with a few showers early Saturday. Light winds, but northerlies developing on Sunday and strengthening on Monday and Tuesday.