Northland to Taranaki, including Coromandel: Long fine spells and the odd shower.
Bay of Plenty, Gisborne, Hawkes Bay and the central high country: Mainly fine at first. Scattered showers developing this afternoon, some heavy with hail.
Whanganui to Wellington, also Wairarapa: Mostly cloudy with a few showers.
Buller, Nelson, Marlborough, Canterbury: Scattered showers, some heavy with hail this afternoon and evening, with possible thunderstorms north of Canterbury.
Westland, Fiordland, Southland and Otago: A few showers in southern Fiordland and Southland clearing this afternoon and becoming fine throughout. A few showers north of Hokitika morning and night.
Chatham Islands: Rain developing late morning, turning to showers by evening.
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.