Northland and Auckland : Thick high cloud spreading south this morning, with a few showers developing in Northland.
Coromandel Peninsula and Bay of Plenty. Often cloudy, with patchy drizzle in the east morning and night.
Taupo, Taihape, Gisborne and Hawkes Bay: Fine, apart from scattered afternoon and evening showers, some heavy and possibly thundery.
In the west from Waikato to Wellington, also Wairarapa: Fine weather.
Marlborough, Nelson, Buller and Westland: Fine, apart from isolated afternoon or evening showers inland.
Fiordland: Mainly fine at first. Drizzle developing in the evening.
Canterbury to Southland: Fine, apart from areas of cloud morning and night, and a few morning showers about Canterbury and North Otago, retreating to the foothills in the afternoon.
Chatham Islands: Mostly cloudy, with the odd shower.
Sunday: North Island, fine spells and a few 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, 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 about the Canterbury high country. Mainly fine elsewhere.
Tuesday: North Island, Fine spells and a few showers in the north and west. South Island, rain or showers in the west. Isolated afternoon showers inland in the east otherwise mainly fine.
Chatham Islands: Fine and cloudy periods with a few showers early Sunday. Light winds, but northerlies developing on Sunday then gradually strengthening on Monday until Wednesday.