Northland to Horowhenua, including Coromandel and the central high country
Cloudy periods and few showers, turning to more general rain south of Hamilton this afternoon with some heavy falls possible.
Bay of Plenty, Gisborne and Hawkes Bay
Mainly fine, but one or two showers about Bay of Plenty.
Kapiti, Wellington, Wairarapa, Marlborough and Nelson
Some morning showers, especially about Kapiti, then fine.
Canterbury and North Otago
Fine, apart from a few morning and evening showers about Banks Peninsula, falling as snow above 500 metres.
Central Otago, Dunedin and Clutha
Fine spells with occasional sleet or snow showers.
Buller, Westland, Fiordland and Southland
Showers, falling as snow about Fiordland, Southland and about Alpine passes further north. Some showers heavy and thundery with hail.
Fine spells with occasional showers.