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It's set to be another scorching day in New Zealand, with the mercury to pass 30 degrees in Alexandra and Masterton.
TVNZ 1 Breakfast weather presenter Matty McLean says in Southland and Otago morning cloud will burn off, with Alexandra to reach 32 degrees.
There will also be a bit of morning cloud over the rest of the South Island, but it will also clear to reveal warm, still conditions.
It will reach 23 degrees in Hawke's Bay, but further south, Masterton will bake in 30 degree heat.
Auckland and the rest of the upper North Island can expect temperatures in the mid-20s.
There is plenty of sun and warm weather across New Zealand today, although there could be some rain in the south.
TVNZ 1 Breakfast weather presenter Matty McLean said the temperature in Taumaranui in the central North Island will hit 31, while Levin, Whanganui, Hawke's Bay and Masterton will all reach the high 20s.
The sun will shine in Hamilton, Coromandel and Auckland, while there could be cloud cover in Northland.
There could be early showers on the West Coast before it clears, while rain is possible in Dunedin, Queenstown and Alexandra.