Weather

Short Forecast for all New Zealand
Bay of Plenty, Taupo, Gisborne, Hawkes Bay, Wairarapa, also Kapiti and Wellington: Fine, apart from a few morning showers about western Taupo.

The remainder of the North Island: Fine spells. A few showers, clearing from Waitomo northwards this afternoon.

Nelson, Marlborough and Canterbury: Mainly fine. Isolated showers in Canterbury this afternoon.

Buller and Westland: Showers, some heavy with hail possible in Westland this evening.

Fiordland, Southland and Otago: Showers about Fiordland and coastal Southland spreading elsewhere this morning, some heavy with hail, and possible thunderstorms in the south. Snow lowering to 500 metres this evening but becoming fine about North and Central Otago.

Chatham Islands: Cloudy periods, with a few showers morning and evening.
Extended Short Forecast for all New Zealand
Sunday: North Island, occasional showers in the north and west, mainly fine in the east and south. South Island, showers in most places, hail possible in the east and south, snow to 500 metres in the south.

Monday: North Island, showers in most places, only a few showers for the northern half. South Island, showers, clearing in the north and west, snow level lifting in the south.

Tuesday: Becoming fine in most places, but still a few coastal showers from East Cape to Wairoa.

Chatham Islands: Occasional showers on Sunday, Monday and Tuesday. Cool westerlies turning colder southerly on Tuesday.