North Island, rain spreading to most places, some heavy falls for western and central areas. Strong or gale northwesterlies in the south and east. South Island, periods of rain in the west,some heavy falls. Showers in the south. Mainly fine elsewhere.
North Island, rain north of Taranaki clearing, possibly heavy about the eastern Bay of Plenty ranges, then a few showers in the west and becoming fine in the east. Northwesterlies strengthening in the south and east, possibly gale in exposed places. South Island, rain in the west, heavy at times. A few showers elsewhere.
North Island, showers in the west clearing then mainly fine. South Island, rain in the west, with heavy falls. Scattered showers in the south. Mainly fine elsewhere.
Cloudy periods. Rain from late Thursday, clearing Friday afternoon. Strong northwesterlies easing later on Friday.