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.
North Island, showers in the north and east, mostly fine elsewhere. South Island, mainly fine, however a few showers about some northern areas.
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.
Showery throughout Saturday, Sunday and Monday. Northerly winds changing cold gale southwesterly on Saturday, then easing on Monday.
Fine with cloudy periods. Isolated light showers north of Levin. Rain late tomorrow, briefly heavy in Taranaki and Waitomo.
Fine with high cloud developing tomorrow.
Mainly fine but the odd shower south of Timaru today. Rain developing tomorrow afternoon with brief heavy falls and possible thunderstorms and hail about inland Canterbury.
Scattered showers turning to rain tomorrow morning, easing to a few showers in the afternoon.
Fine spells and isolated showers tonight. Rain tomorrow, with heavy falls, easing to a few showers in the evening.
Rain becoming widespread tonight, with heavy falls. Rain easing to showers tomorrow morning and clearing by evening.
*GALE WARNING IN FORCE* Northwest 25 knots, rising to 35 knots south of Cape Palliser late this morning. Changing southwest 40 knots in the south late evening. Sea becoming very rough in the south. Northeast swell 1 metre. Fair visibility in rain this evening.
Outlook following 3 days: Becoming everywhere Saturday morning southwest 25 knots with rough sea, easing Sunday southerly 15 knots and late Monday variable 10 knots. Moderate southerly swell developing Saturday.