Another day of scorching weather for New Zealand

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.

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Alexandra and Masterton are expected to top 30 degrees, while many other areas will reach the high 20s. Source: Breakfast

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Temperature to soar past 30 degrees in central North Island - but it's rain for some in the south

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.

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TVNZ 1's Breakfast weather presenter Matty McLean looks at what you can expect weather-wise today, and for the rest of the week. Source: Breakfast