weather warning

HEAVY RAIN FOR COROMANDEL PENINSULA, WESTERN BAY OF PLENTY AND GISBORNE A trough is moving slowly southwards over the upper North Island preceded by easterly winds and a band of rain

extended nz forecast

regional forecast


North Island, rain in the east, heavy in Hawkes Bay and Gisborne at first, a few showers elsewhere, especially afternoon. South Island, often cloudy with patches light rain or drizzle.


North Island, rain in the east, showers becoming widespread elsewhere. South Island, rain in Marlborough, patches light rain or drizzle elsewhere, but dry in Southland and Clutha.


North Island, rain or showers in most places, sunny breaks increasing Kapiti and Wellington. South Island, cloudy periods in Southland and Clutha.Elsewhere, scattered rain or drizzle gradually clearing.


North Island, a few showers in the east and far north, becoming fine elsewhere. South Island, remaining drizzle patches clearing, and sunny spells increasing, but showers in Fiordland.

Chatham Islands

From Tuesday through to Thursday, cloudy periods and northeasterlies.


Fine spells and a few showers.

Auckland, to Taranaki and Taumarunui, also Taupo

Rain at first, with a few heavy falls. Showers tomorrow.

Coromandel Peninsula and Bay of Plenty

Rain, with some heavy falls, easing tomorrow.

Gisborne, Hawkes Bay and Wairarapa

Rain, persistent and heavier north of Wairarapa.

Wanganui, Taihape and Manawatu

Scattered rain.

Horowhenua, Kapiti Coast and Wellington

Mostly cloudy. Patchy light rain at times.

Nelson, Buller and Westland

Rain, becoming patchy in Nelson and Buller tomorrow.

Marlborough, Canterbury, North Otago and Dunedin

Cloudy, with patchy rain or drizzle.

Central Otago, Clutha, Southland and Fiordland

Mainly fine at first. Cloudy tomorrow with a few spots of rain.

Chatham Islands

Mostly cloudy. A few showers possible.