Northland to Taranaki, including Coromandel: Fine spells and isolated showers.
Bay of Plenty, Gisborne, Hawkes Bay and the central high country: Scattered showers, some heavy with hail this afternoon and evening.
Whanganui to Wellington, also Wairarapa: A few showers, clearing from Horowhenua Kapiti Coast this morning. Showers retreating to south coast in the afternoon.
Marlborough, Nelson, Buller and Canterbury: Scattered showers, some heavy with hail this afternoon and evening, with possible thunderstorms north of Canterbury.
Westland, Fiordland, Southland and Otago: Mainly fine. A few showers in southern Fiordland and Southland clearing this afternoon. Isolated showers north of Hokitika.
Chatham Islands: Occasional rain developing.
Sunday: North Island, showers in the north and east, mostly fine elsewhere. South Island, a few morning showers in the east north of Christchurch, otherwise mainly fine. However, afternoon and evening showers for Southland and Otago.
Monday: North Island, mainly fine in the west. A few showers in the east. South Island, cloud increasing in the west and a few showers developing there. Mostly fine in the east.
Tuesday: North Island, cloud increasing and showers developing. South Island, rain in the west with possible heavy falls, cloud increasing in the east with a few spots of rain spreading across.
Chatham Islands: Showery throughout Sunday, Monday and Tuesday. Strong southerlies easing on Sunday, then dying out on Tuesday.