North Island, cloudy periods increasing, with a few showers in eastern Northland and Coromandel Peninsula, turning to rain in the evening. South Island, cloudy periods, especially in the east, patchy drizzle in Buller and rain in Westland clearing morning.
North Island, rain with heavy falls, spreading south. Easterlies rising to gale, possibly severe, for most places. South Island, Rain developing in the north, patchy drizzle in the east, mainly fine in the west and south. Easterlies rising to gale, possibly severe, about Marlborough.
North Island, rain with heavy falls, gradually clearing northern and eastern areas. Gale winds, possibly severe. South Island, rain with heavy falls and gale winds for most places, fine with high cloud of Fiordland and Otago.
Cloudy periods increasing, rain with heavy falls on Sunday. Fresh northerlies dying away on Friday. Northeast developing Saturday, rising to gale, possibly severe On Sunday.