Northland to North Taranaki and Taupo, including Bay of Plenty: Isolated showers, with possible hail, clearing early this morning and becoming fine.
Gisborne and Hawkes Bay: Showers, a few with hail, and snow lowering to 400 metres at first, becoming confined to the coast this morning.
South Taranaki and Taihape to Wellington, also Wairarapa: Showers, with snow lowering to 300 metres in the south for a time, clearing this evening.
Nelson, Buller, Westland and Fiordland: Fine apart from a few showers about the fiords later today. Frosts overnight, some severe inland.
Marlborough, Canterbury, Otago and Southland: A few morning showers about the coast north of Ashburton, otherwise fine. Frosts, some severe inland.
Chatham Islands: Rain. Southerlies rising to severe for a time in the afternoon and evening.
Sunday: North Island, fine, apart from coastal morning showers in Gisborne. South Island, fine, apart from a few showers in Fiordland and southern Westland.
Monday: North Island, fine in the east, cloudy periods increasing in the west and a few showers developing in Horowhenua Kapiti Coast. South Island, rain developing in the west, with some heavy falls in Fiordland and Westland. High cloud in the east with brief light rain in Otago and Southland.
Tuesday: North Island, cloudy periods in the west and a few showers south of Waikato, fine in the east. South Island, heavy rain in the west easing to a few showers, occasional rain in the east.
Chatham Islands: A few showers on Sunday and gale southerlies easing. Showers turning to rain on Monday and southerlies dying out. Northwesterlies developing on Tuesday.