North Island, scattered showers, but rain from Bay of Plenty to Hawkes Bay at first. South Island, showers and strong cold southerlies spreading from the south, with snow lowering to near sea level in the south and to 400 metres in the north, but mostly fine about Nelson.
North Island, showers, with snow on high level roads, becoming scattered in the north and west. South Island, showers receding to Southland, Otago and eastern coasts, with snow level gradually lifting, becoming fine elsewhere.
Further showers in the south and east of both Islands,fine or becoming fine elsewhere.
Showers developing on Sunday, with strengthening westerlies. Cold and showery with hail and strong or gale westerlies on Monday. Cold with southwest gales and showers, some with hail, on Tuesday.