Northland to Taranaki, including Coromandel PeninsulaShowers, some heavy with hail.
Bay of PlentyThe odd shower.
Gisborne and Hawkes BayMainly fine, but morning showers, with snow to 400 metres in Hawkes Bay and 700 metres in Gisborne.
Taupo and Wanganui to Wellington, including Wairarapa and MarlboroughShowers developing tonight, with snow to 300 metres, clearing tomorrow morning. Showers returning north of Manawatu tomorrow afternoon.
Canterbury Showers with snow to 400 metres, becoming confined to Banks Peninsula tonight, with snow lowering to 200 metres there, and severe southwest gales.
Buller, WestlandShowers north of Greymouth, but fine elsewhere.
Otago, Southland and FiordlandSnow showers with hail and possible thunderstorms. Significant snow accumulations above 200 metres and severe southwest gales.
Chatham IslandsShowers, some heavy and thundery with hail.
New Zealand Long Range Forecast
TuesdayNorth Island, showers west of Taupo and in the south. Snow about high level roads. South Island, showers about Southland, and coastal areas. Snow lifting to 500 metres in the east and south. Mainly fine elsewhere.
WednesdayNorth Island, showers becoming confined to north of Tauranga and the east coast. Fine spells elsewhere. South Island, mainy fine with a few showers about the Southland and the eastern coast.
ThursdayNorth Island, showers north of Tauranga and the east coast gradually clearing. Mainly fine elsewhere. South Island, mainly fine but showers about Southland and clearing from the eastern coast.
Fridayshowers spreading south to north of Taupo but mainly fine further south. South Island, Mainly fine but cloud increasing and showers developing in the west.
Chatham IslandsSevere gale southwest and heavy showers, on Tuesday. Showers on Wednesday and Thursday with gale southwesterlies easing.Showers clearing and fine Friday with northerlies developing.
After a period of heavy rain, the Heathcote River in Christchurch over flowed its banks, flooding surrounding areas.