Marlborough, Canterbury, Otago and SouthlandCloudy morning and evening, long fine spells this afternoon. Patchy drizzle developing in Canterbury and north Otago this evening.
Northland and AucklandA few showers about the Hauraki Gulf and eastern Northland this morning and isolated afternoon and evening showers.
Waikato, Waitomo, Taumarunui, Taupo, Coromandel and Bay of PlentyRemaining showers clearing early morning, then mainly fine.
Gisborne, Hawkes Bay and WairarapaCloudy periods. Isolated showers from northern Hawkes Bay northwards clearing this afternoon.
Taranaki and Taihape to Wellington, also Nelson and from Buller to FiordlandMainly fine.
New Zealand Long Range Forecast
TuesdayNorth Island, mainly fine, morning cloud in the east, and isolated shower north of the Bombay Hills later. South Island, mainly fine, cloudy periods in the east and south.
WednesdayNorth Island, fine spells, isolated afternoon and evening showers inland. South Island, cloudy periods increasing in the west, late showers in Fiordland, fine or becoming fine elsewhere.
ThursdayNorth Island, cloudy periods increasing in the north, mainly fine elsewhere. South Island, cloudy periods in the west, a few showers in Fiordland and Westland, and possibly Otago and Southland, mainly fine elsewhere.
FridayNorth Island, cloudy periods increasing, rain developing in Northland, spreading to Auckland and Coromandel later. South Island, cloudy periods, with patchy drizzle in Buller and North Westland at first.
Chatham IslandsLong fine spells on Tuesday and Wednesday, southwesterlies dying out on Wednesday. Cloudy periods and freshening northerlies on Thursday.
Water from Mt. Ruapehu's crater lake was thrown out of the crater during a violent eruption of steam and volcanic ash. The result was an "abnormal flood", which caused discolouration of the waters of the Wanganui River